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QC's newly elected SK chairpersons share vision 

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In a dynamic showcase of youthful leadership, the newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairpersons from 142 barangays in Quezon City unveiled their advocacy and program plans during a meet and greet organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

The event was a collaborative effort between DILG - Quezon City and the Barangay and Community Relations Department (BCRD) to facilitate a smooth transition for outgoing and incoming SK chairs across the city's six districts.

Mayor Joy Belmonte emphasized the significance of the youth sector's input and the SK officials' role in shaping laws and policies in Quezon City. She encouraged the young leaders to become "agents of change" and to develop new projects and programs that can serve as role models for other youth leaders nationwide.


Additionally, the Mayor highlighted the importance of mandatory training for SK chairpersons, which will be overseen by the Quezon City Youth Development Office (QCYDO) and DILG, aimed at providing guidance and support throughout their tenure.

The event also welcomed key figures, including District 5 Representative PM Vargas, District 6 Representative Marivic Co-Pilar, Majority Floor Leader Doray Delarmente, Councilor Chuckie Antonio, Councilor Mara Suntay, Councilor Anton Reyes, SK President Councilor Julian Trono, Chief of Staff Rowena Macatao, Secretary Ricardo T. Belmonte Jr., BCRD head Ricky Corpuz, QCYDO head Dr. Eddilyn DC. Dividina, District 5 Action Officer William Bawag, and DILG-QC City Director Manny Borromeo. Their presence highlighted the collective commitment to empowering and guiding the youth leaders in Quezon City.

The meet and greet served as an invaluable platform for these emerging leaders to exchange ideas, collaborate, and build a strong foundation for their upcoming roles. The event showcased the city's dedication to fostering a new generation of responsible and visionary leaders who will champion the interests of the youth and contribute to the betterment of Quezon City.

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