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Ep. 1: Making Children Counted

Aired April 5, 2018

Ms. Melanie Ramos-Llana, head of JJCICSI’s Family Life Program, is joined by Ms. Madel Callanta of the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and Ms. Pauline Santos of Plan International to discuss the importance of civil registration and vital statistics.

Ep. 2: The National Land Use Act

Aired April 12, 2018

Atty. Mary Claire Demaisip and Ms. Kimberly Alvarez of KAISAHAN, JJCICSI’s partner in its advocacy for the passage of the National Land Use Act (NLUA), explain why land use regulation is necessary.

Ep. 3: The South Rail Project and the Urban Poor

Aired April 19, 2018

Dr. Jing Karaos, head of JJCICSI’s Urban Poverty and Governance Program, and Mr. Percival Chavez, former chairperson of the Presidential Commission for the Urban poor, discuss with Fr.Nono Alfonso, SJ, how the South Rail Project will affect Metro Manila’s informal settlers.

Ep. 4: Living Laudato Si'

Aired April 26, 2018

Fr. Nono Alfonso, SJ talks with religious and lay friends of JJCICSI who live Pope Francis’s encyclical on caring for creation, Laudato Si’ .

Ep. 5: Healthy Nanay, Health Bulilit

Aired May 3, 2018

What’s in the “First 1000 Days” bill and why passing it matters to mothers and their children? JJCICSI’s partners from the Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development Foundation (PLCPD), Ms. Anne Janelle Rabe, and UNICEF Philippines, Nutrition Specialist Dr. Rene Galera, explain the bill.

Ep. 4: The South Rail Project and the Urban Poor

Aired May 10, 2018

Ms Mayette Rodriguez of the NGOs for Fisheries Reform (NFR) and Iza Gonzales of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) discuss the idea of fisherfolk settlement, as enshrined in the Philippine Fisheries Code.

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Ep. 7: From "Danger Zone" to "Death Zone"?

Aired May 17, 2018

JJCICSI has done a number of reports on the situation of families in distant resettlement sites of government. In this post-Mother’s Day episode, Fr Nono Alfonso, SJ puts a human face on the problems faced by families in these housing projects. Two mothers from Montalban, Rizal share their stories of struggle and hope.

Ep. 8: Saving Manila Bay, saving the people

Aired May 24, 2018

Drawing on the experience of the Save Our Sunset (SOS) Manila Bay Coalition in opposing a multibillion-peso reclamation project on Manila Bay, Columban Missionary Fr. John Leydon and Ms. Tet Sambale talk about what the Catholic Church says and does to promote the integrity of creation and the dignity of the poor.

Ep. 9: Making resettlement child-responsive

Aired June 21, 2018

Resettlement means that children leave their school and go to a new one, that they leave their friends and meet new ones, and that their families move to a supposedly safer place but live day to day with uncertainties around their survival. JJCICSI’s partner in advocacy, the Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panlegal (SALIGAN), explains why it is crucial to involve children and young people in resettlement planning.

Ep. 10: Social justice through agrarian reform: an elusive promise?

Aired June 26, 2018

June 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). JJCICSI partners from the People's Campaign for Agrarian Reform Now! (AR Now!) and Paragos Pilipinas discuss with Fr Nono Alfonso, SJ, the significant gains, challenges, and unrealized potentials of this paramount social justice program.

Ep. 11: Disciplining children without violence

Aired June 28, 2018

How can parents, teachers, and caregivers discipline children without the use of violence? Know more about Positive Discipline from JJCICSI's partners from Save the Children Philippines as they explain the principles of Positive Discipline, share methods of disciplining children without violence, and discuss the salient provisions of the Positive Discipline bills filed in Congress.