Young Christian Care Group (YCCG) officers and adviser, Dr. Encarnacion Francisco composed the official delegation of Trinity University of Asia to the 1st National Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Conference on Safety and Security last November 14-15, 2013 at Virginia Hall, YWCA Ermita, Manila. This National Conference is in celebration of YMCA Philippines 65th Diamond anniversary.
The 1st National Conference for Safety and Security recognizes the importance of youth participation and leadership in keeping communities safe, secure and productive. However, the recent statistics shows that increasing number of youth fall victim to abuses and crimes in unsafe dwelling/ public place, and much worst youth themselves becoming the doer’s of such crimes and violence, advocacies on youth empowerment on this concepts were really important.
Thus, commitments among all the government agencies, representatives from the academe, ecumenical and youth organizations, SK federations, governmental and inter-governmental representatives present on the NatCon on Safety and Security pledge to support this advocacy and movement to empower the Filipino Youth – the HOPE of the next generation.