Pinoy Voters’ Academy
In a few months’ time the entire nation will be thrown in the midst of election frenzy. We can get lost amidst all the campaign jingles, taglines, slogans and promises. Thus we need to search for a firmer foundation on which to ground our vote – the self.
PVA 2010: Ang bagong Botanteng Pinoy (BBP) is a political education program that shifts the focus from the candidate to the voter. It consists of the following modules:
MODULE 1 - Ang BBP: Kumikilos sa isang Konteksto
Oftentimes, our choices and decisions are done out of context and thus we end up adding to problem rather than solving it. Thus, the voter must be aware of the current national social, economic and political situation which will serve as the context for his vote.
MODULE 2 - Ang BBP: Mula sa Kanyang Karapatan
The voter has an important responsibility to protect our democratic institutions. To carry this out, he is given the power to choose public servants and his power to choose is protected by rights.
MODULE 3 - Ang BBP: Hi-Tech Na!
The voter must be familiar with the automated process to ensure that his vote and those of the rest of the electorate are correctly counted.
MODULE 4 – Ang BBP: Alam ang Gusto niya!
Political engagement does not end with casting one’s vote. The Filipino Voter actively engages in the socio-political affairs of the country even beyond elections. This module will show how!