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PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL ATTENDS 7TH PHII YOUTH CONGRESS AND 1ST JPRMM YOUTH CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH

Posted On 2013 Sep 03
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The above photo on the left shows Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega addressing Carson City Officials and participants of the Youth Conference. Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Officers and

The above photo on the left shows Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega addressing Carson City Officials and participants of the Youth Conference.
Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Officers and

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General attended the 7th Philippine Heritage Institute International (PHII) Youth Conference and the 1st Jose P. Rizal Monument Movement (JPRMM) Youth Conference, entitled “A Symposium Defining the Filipino Identity” held at the Carson Community Center in Carson City, California on 24 August 2013.

The event was organized by the PHII and the JPRMM in coordination with the Philippine Consulate General.  It started with a flag ceremony and flower offering at the Jose P. Rizal Monument in the Carson International Sculpture Garden.

The Youth Conference focused on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Fil-Am generation youths, providing them with a background on Philippine History and Filipino national leaders, and inspirational remarks by successful and role model Filipino-American such as Cerritos Mayor Pro Temp Mark Pulido and former Los Angeles City Attorney Eduardo Angeles. Newly-formed youth group “We Are One”, provided career guidance through ABS-CBN News-Video Journalist Steve Angeles, “Tyra Banks Show” Producer Marc Anthony Nicolas, TRC Solutions Senior Project Manager Berwyn Salazar and Publicist Elgin Zulueta.

Photo above shows (L-R) Mr. Berwyn Salazar, Mr. Steve Angeles, Ms. Elgin Zulueta and Mr. Marc Anthony Nicolas responding to queries from youth participants

Photo above shows (L-R) Mr. Berwyn Salazar, Mr. Steve Angeles, Ms. Elgin Zulueta and Mr. Marc Anthony Nicolas responding to queries from youth participants

Photo above shows Philippine Heritage Scouts Society Mr. Gil Mislang conducting lecture on flag protocol

Photo above shows Philippine Heritage Scouts Society Mr. Gil Mislang conducting lecture on flag protocol

Photo above shows (L-R) Dr. Ludy Ongkeko, Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu with a plaque of appreciation from JPRMM President Chito Mandap

Photo above shows (L-R) Dr. Ludy Ongkeko, Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu with a plaque of appreciation from JPRMM President Chito Mandap

Photo above shows Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu conducting lecture on lives of Philippine Heroes.

Photo above shows Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu conducting lecture on lives of Philippine Heroes.

Photo above shows (L-R) Dr. Ludy Ongkeko, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega with a plaque of appreciation from JPRMM President Chito Mandap

Photo above shows (L-R) Dr. Ludy Ongkeko, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega with a plaque of appreciation from JPRMM President Chito Mandap

Photo above shows Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega and Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu with flower offering at the Jose Rizal Monument

Photo above shows Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega and Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu with flower offering at the Jose Rizal Monument

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