RJ Barrete, NewGenRocks! Youth Convenor introduced the advocacy’s primary focus – voters’ education, anti-drug campaign, health and wellness, environment, entrepreneurship and volunteerism. He also encouraged the participants to get to know themselves and the things that they are passionate about; realize their personal dreams; and aspire for the betterment of their respective communities through concrete actions.
The seminar was facilitated by Lilibet Amatong, adviser of NewGenRocks!. The participants had undergone preliminary workshops to introduce themselves and familiarize the various social, political and youth issues in their respective communities needing concrete measures.
Youth Leaders from the province also shared their insights on leadership and the relevance of youth participation through nation-building. NewGenRocks! challenged the youth on how and why they should take part in nation-building through engaging politics.