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The “Training on Inclusive Planning for Local Development Planners: Focused on Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities” was conducted by the Research and Extension for Development Office (REDO) from October 19-21, 2011 at the CSWCD Audiovisual Room. It was a trail blazing effort, a new training course offered by the Office which took cognizance of the invisibility of these sectors in the life of their localities.

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The Research and Extension for Development Office (REDO) is one of the academic units of the UP-CSWCD. Specifically, REDO’s functions include (1) theory-building as support to academe; (2) capability building as support to people’s movement and/or social change through training of community leaders and development professionals; and (3) advocacy and networking to influence policies and programs in relation to social development endeavors.

tandang sora @ 200

To commemorate the 200th birthdate and 93rd death anniversary (March 2, 1919) of Melchora Aquino, an academic conference is being sponsored by the College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD), College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), University Center of Women’s Studies (UCWS), UP Diliman Gender Office (DGO) and Office against Sexual Harassment (OASH) to be held on March 1-2, 2012 at UP CSWCD Auditorium.

bagyong pedring

“Pagdadamayan” (extending assistance) has been second nature to the constituents of the College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD). Thus, when fieldwork partners KPML and ZOTO sought help for the residents of barangay Daang Hari in Navotas, devastated by typhoon Pedring, the Unit was quick to respond to the said request.