The Alternative Law
Groups convened in a general assembly at the WB The Ivywall Resort-Panglao, Bohol
on August 22-24, 2022.
communication officers from ALG member organizations have discussed project
updates, new and potential coalition projects, and the national human rights
situation in the communities we’re working with.
During the human
rights discussion, the coalition conducted breakout sessions where delegates
from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao shared insights on the human rights situation
in their respective regions. They were also able to pinpoint pressing issues
that our community partners face ranging from environmental, gender, to
political concerns, where mining, disinformation, red-tagging, and punitive
policies were determined to be the major cross-cutting concerns.
In the two-day
general assembly, the network was also able to look back at its strategic goals
and plans and assess if they remain true to the mission and vision of the
Alternative Law Groups. Through thorough discussion, ALG was able to realign as
a network, reaffirm their impact statement, and refine external and internal