The Department of Social Work (DSW) of the University of the Philippines, College of Social Work and Community Development, joins our partner civil society organizations (CSOs), in strongly condemning the issuance of Memorandum Circular (MC) 2021-012 released by the Department of Interior and Local Government on January 28, 2021. The memorandum circular requires CSOs to acquire clearance from both the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, to participate in the governance of their local government units (Section 4.1).
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The UP College of Social Work and Community Development denounces with full force the unilateral abrogation by the Department of National Defense of its agreement with the University of the Philippines that police and military operations cannot be done in UP campuses without prior notice.
The CSWCD community congratulates Prof. Sylvia E. Claudio, MD, PhD. for her reappointment as Dean of the College of Social Work and Community Development as approved by the UP Board of Regents. Prof. Claudio’s second term as CSWCD Dean is effective from the 26th of November 2020 to 25th of November 2023. Dean Claudio started her first […]
The Philippine Journal of Social Development (PJSD) is now accepting original manuscripts on the theme “Community-led Responses to the Pandemic: Impacts, Strategies, Challenges and Lessons” for publication in its 14th Volume. Please check the attached poster for the manuscript guidelines.