History will once again be made in the great city of Cebu: Stalwarts of the anti-pork barrel movement will gather there on Aug. 23 at the Mariners’ Court for a People’s Congress to discuss and approve the People’s Initiative documents and at the Plaza Independencia to formally launch the People’s Initiative signature campaign.
With both the Congress and President BS Aquino not interested in abolishing the pork barrel system they immensely benefit and steal from, a wide range of personalities and organizations have endorsed the mode of People’s Initiative — letting the people themselves, or us, take matters in our hands.
Here are the draft documents to be presented, discussed and approved at the People’s Congress:
AUG. 23, 2014 UPDATE: The People’s Congress held on Aug. 23 in Cebu City already approved these documents and the People’s Initiative petition-signing started at a launching rally held afterwards at the Plaza Independencia:
These guidelines explain how the the campaign would roll out nationwide to achieve the required number of signatures:
Who will lead the campaign to success? We ourselves and through our organizations coming together in one powerful campaign machinery: