Oliver Tuazon of Charis Foundation gave an overview  of the Leading Leaders program to members of the Regional Advisory Council of the National Youth Commission – West Mindanao chapter.

Oliver Tuazon and Chris Tiu of Charis Foundation (12 and 10th from left, respectively) with members of the National Youth Commission Advisory Council-West Mindanao chapter after the former gave an overview of the Leading Leaders program

Oliver Tuazon and Chris Tiu of Charis Foundation (12 and 10th from left, respectively) with members of the National Youth Commission Advisory Council-West Mindanao chapter after the former gave an overview of the Leading Leaders program

Tuazon, a former University of the Philippines instructor and now a law student in UST,  gave an overview of what the Leading Leaders program was all about and what its difference is to the rest of the leadership courses around the country. He focused on explaining the need to cultivate a culture of excellence and a virtuous life and take seriously the faith in this modern world where there are a lot of distractions and unpleasant things in the country’s environment.

Present in the short session were some officials from the National Youth Commission and the Department of Education, Culture and Sports both based in Zamboanga City, School Superintendents and other public officials.

Chris Tiu also shared his insights about his advocacy on anti-bullying campaign. In addition to it, he, together with Oliver Tuazon, also shared more information about Charis Foundation Inc., its goals and objectives mainly focused on youth development.

The National Youth Commission Chairman Hon. Leon Flores and Commissioner for Mindanao Hon. Earl Saavedra also oriented the audience their own youth programs particularly for Mindanao.