November 19, 2020

Virtual Discussion with the Prime Minister


Co-Director Vizlumin Cabrera's presentation and question to PM Trudeau

On November 18th, ANAK had the opportunity to join community in a Virtual Discussion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to speak on the challenges the Winnipeg Filipino community is facing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We shared data from the
Kapit-Bisig Laban COVID Canada
Youth Network Survey and
Immigration Partnership Winnipeg
's Employment Sector Roundtable Committee, and highlighted the importance of mental health supports and government accountability especially during this global pandemic.
Community speakers:
Perla Javate,
Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba, Inc.
Dale Voluntad,
Manitoba Filipino Business Council Inc.
Dan Buenaventura, Philippine Nurses Association of Manitoba
Genalyn Tan, Manitoba Association of Filipino Teachers Inc.
Vizlumin Cabrera, Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) Inc.
Joseph Orobia,
Kultivation Festival FAMD