MANILA, April 10, 2013—A forum for workers and Church people will be held in commemoration of the anniversary of the International Labor Day this coming May 1, 2013.
The group Church People Workers Solidarity (CWS) invites workers and Church people to a forum themed “The Hopes and Dreams of the Workers” which will be held on April 19, 9 a.m. at the Sto. Domingo Church’s Multipurpose Hall, Institute of Preaching, in Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.
The event aims to rekindle the fire of solidarity and unity among Church people and workers to work for a better society where there is fullness of life and equal dignity for all people.
Organizers are expecting around 100 lay leaders, members of different Church and workers’ community and individuals for the half-day event.
Mr. Elmer Labog, co-chairperson of CWS will discuss the topic “Historical Struggle of the Workers and the Challenges today” while Sr. Emelina Villegas, ICM, CWS convenor, will talk about the “Church Response in the Historical Struggle.”
There is no registration fee but CWS said donations from participants are most welcome.
Additional information about the event is available by reaching CWS on their landline (02) 584-3190, mobile number 0921-4141089 and e-mail address at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Jandel Posion)