5K for Sustainability

The last week of October is the TOWNS (The Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service) Week by virtue of a Presidential Proclamation.

Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) is contributing to the celebration of the TOWNS Week and the recognition of women's role in sustainable development  by starting the month of October with an episode featuring two past recipients of the TOWNS Award and some of the issues that they address, a sampler of the 5K (Kababaihan para sa Katauhan, Kalahatan, Kalikasan at Kaunlaran) issues that the TOWNS Foundation will focus on at a forthcoming seminar-workshop for a group of young women.

Tune in or watch KK! on Oct. 1, 2008, Wed., 7:30-8:30 PM, as TOWNS Awardees Dr. June Lopez, (Psychiatry Professor, UP College of Medicine and Chief, Psychiatry Section, Philippine Heart Center) and Rina Jimenez-David  ("At Large " Opinion Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer; Commissioner, National Commission on the Role of the Filipino Women; and NCR Chair, PILIPINA) discuss two hot issues of the day—the Reproductive Health Bill and the attainment of peace in the Philippines. Dr. Cora Claudio, President, EARTH Institute Asia, also a past TOWNS Awardee, will moderate the talakayan in conversational English-Tagalog.

Join also the contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH/KK! To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earthyour message.

KK! is co-produced by EARTH Inst. Asia and  DZRH, with the cooperation of the MAP, GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR, MabuhayRadio, SanibLakas, various egroups, and   others. It is aired by DZRH-AM radio, various Cable TV channels, and http://dzrh.tripod.com.

Join also KK!'s roster of partners-sponsors, such as, Unilever, Unilab, Toby's Sports, Ramcar/Motolite, Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, MAP, Brahma Kumaris, and L'Oreal Philippines.

Inquiries: 671-3266, 0917- 829-1718 or email earthinstitute@gmail.com. Please forward this announcement to others. Thank you!