CMMA Honors CFA Publications and Writers

CFA received nominations in four categories during the last Catholic Mass Media Awards and bagged three wins. Barkada Magazine brought home the award as 2006 Best Youth Magazine, “Ang Pinakamagandang Obra” by Rowena Angeles emerged as Best Short Story and “Mabait Ka Ba?” by Nick Melgar won as Best Comic Strip. Barkada’s winning entry was

CFA Director Conducts Media and Gender Workshop in China

The Asian Network of Women in Communication (ANWIC) has just concluded its annual regional conference in Tianjin, China. Titled “Beyond Media Monitoring: Strategies for Gender Advocacy in Asia”, the conference was held last November 24-27 at the Tianjin Normal University. This is the second regional conference organized by the new ANWIC secretariat, which is now

CFA Pursues Environmental Awareness

Following its “green” year in 2005, when it launched the Coffeehouse Environmental Series, CFA is preparing to take on the challenge of environmental advocacy in 2007. Set for the entire year is a second round of environmental fora, which are aimed at raising consciousness on the most critical local and global environmental issues today. The

Peace Camp Participants Reunite

November 10 marked the reunion of “Impressions of Conflict, Expressions of Peace” camp participants at the CFA Training Room. In a brief yet meaningful reunion, some 20 high school students of Ramon Avanceña High School in Quiapo reminisced about the friendship and peace forged during the 5-day camp in May 2006. Opening the get-together was