UPAASF Delegation to International Organization on Migration Workshop visits OVPPA

UPAA San Francisco represented the US-based Filipino Diaspora in advocating for Community Resilience and Safer Shelters in the Philippines during the recent Stakeholders Workshop on Safe Shelters and Diaspora Engagement that was organized in partnership with the UN Migration Agency, International Organization on Migration (IOM) on November 14-15, 2019 at the I’M Hotel in Makati. In photo, from left: Gabrielito Moraleda (UPAA San Francisco), AVP Rica D. Abad (Director, UP System Office of Alumni Relations), Michelle Rose Villariez (National Training Officer- Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit, IOM), Gil Ongchangco (UPAA San Francisco), Dr. Elena E. Pernia (Vice President for Public Affairs, University of the Philippines).