“We realized that when you give joy to people, you get more joy in return. That is why we should give a good thought to happiness that we can give out.” ― Volunteering at Children's Shelter in Quezon City, Philippines
To support the cause in giving hope and love to these children, the university student volunteers from ASEZ in 2nd Quezon City, Philippines took a step and visited an orphanage, the Gentle Hands Inc., Jason’s Home. A total of 32 volunteers came, assisting 50 orphans with the heart of a mother. Also, in cooperation with two teachers and of individuals who donated for the orphans, the voluntary service was meaningfully conducted.
ASEZ in California, U.S. Holds Crime Prevention Forum
On January 15, 2023, ASEZ Crime Prevention Forum was held at Haines Hall, University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] to prevent crime and promote awareness of human trafficking in celebration of the National Human Trafficking Prevention Month proclaimed by President Biden. Michelle Guymon lavished ASEZ with praise, saying, “It is great for students to pay attention and discuss crime prevention to make this world a better place.”
ASEZ RCT Campaign: Character Education for Crime Prevention at National University
A crime prevention seminar was conducted on January 30, 2023, entitled “ASEZ Character Education on Crime Prevention for University Students” at National University [NU] in Manila, the Philippines. It was attended by representatives from the Philippine National Police [PNP] and local government units around the area with more than 200 students and professors from the National University. In the Philippines, ASEZ continues to conduct Reduce Crime Together [RCT] seminars and forums, raising awareness on how we can reduce crime together especially among students.
The year 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Seventy-five years ago, the international community acknowledged that rights are inherent to every single human being without distinction of any kind. Yet still many people suffer from racism all around the world. Racism can appear in veiled ways such as subtle discrimination or in more explicit and violent forms such as hate crime.