PCS | Bata, Bata,Mulat KNB? The Youth Vote in 2022

The Philippines Communication Society (PCS)
in partnership with TVUP invites you to the second of a series of webinars of the
National Forum on Communication and Democracy
Philippine Elections 2022

Webinar #2 Bata, Bata,Mulat KNB? The Youth Vote in 2022
September 8, 2021 (Wednesday)
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Resource Speakers:
Dr. Louie Benedict R. Ignacio
President, Philippine Sociology Society
Faculty Member, University of Santo Tomas

James B. Jimenez
Spokesperson, Commission on Elections (COMELEC)
Director, COMELEC Education and Information Dep’t

Dr. Jeremiah Joven B. Joaquin
Philosophical Association of the Philippines (PAP)

Hon. Renee Louise M. Co
Student Regent
University of the Philippines Board of Regents

Caroline Jean R. Picar
President, Communication Society,
Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)

Jhon Marlou D. Abcede
Founder and President,
Aspiren (Youth Organization)

Jules Guiang
Head of Community, Rappler

Opening Remarks:
Dr. Marco Saez
Vice Chancellor for Academics
De La Salle University (DLSU) – Dasmariñas
Bro. Francisco de la Rosa, FSC
Chancellor, DLSU Dasmariñas

Dr. Elena E. Pernia
President, Philippines Communication Society
Vice President for Public Affairs, University of the Philippines System

Communication and democracy forum tackles youth vote on Sept. 8

Recognizing the importance of the youth vote ahead of the 2022 national elections, the Philippines Communication Society (PCS), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines’ internet TV network, TVUP, is mounting “Bata, Bata Mulat KNB? The Youth Vote in 2022,” the second event of the National Forum on Communication and Democracy: Philippine Elections 2022 series, on Sept. 8, Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m.

Resource persons for the Zoom discussion include Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez, Philippine Sociology Society President Louie Benedict Ignacio and Philosophical Association of the Philippines President Jeremiah Joven Joaquin.

UP Student Regent Louise Co, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Communication Society Caroline Jean Picar, and Jhon Marlou Abcede, president of the PUP youth organization Aspiren, will represent youth voices. Rappler’s Jules Guiang will moderate the forum.

The online roundtable discussion will tackle the youth’s participation in the upcoming elections and the role young voters can play in a democracy. The forum will also talk about how the youth can start political discourses in their own communities and through social media.

The webinar will be broadcast live by TVUP and streamed on the PCS Facebook page.

To register for the free webinar, visit https://tinyurl.com/PCSForum2. For more information, email info@philscomsoc.org, or visit the PCS website, https://www.philscomsoc.org, Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/philscomsoc) and follow updates on Twitter (https://twitter.com/philscomsoc).

We request that you acknowledge the PCS National Forum on Communication and Democracy in your story/ies.

For more information, contact Mr. Felipe F. Salvosa II at 09176227018 or email fsalvosa@gmail.com.

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- TVUP is an Internet television (webcast) network operated by the University of the Philippines which delivers free content for information and educational purposes.