STRIKE LEAD MEDIA ADVISORY September 23 National Day of Action against budget cut

September 22, 2011



Vencer Crisostomo
ANAKBAYAN National Chairperson

Pauline Gidget Estella
CEGP National Deputy Secretary General


The National day of action against budget cuts in its final blow. Tomorrow, on the 23rd of September 2011, around eight thousand youths from schools around Metro Manila will march to Mendiola in a show of their rage. Added to the highlight of this culminating event are the schools across the country to stage their protest and symbolic actions for the P146 million cut in the allocation of budget for the state universities and colleges (SUCs).

Below is the schedule of activities for the said event.

Metro Manila
12:30 PM – University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) to fetch Philippine Normal University
1:30 PM – Universities and Colleges coming from U-belt, Diliman, and Sta. Mesa to arrive in University of Sto. Tomas
1:45 PM – Schools to converse in Recto
2:00 PM – Strikers against budget cut to meet in Mendiola and to introduce the parody of President Aquino.

Visayas (City and Miag-ao)
Black shirt day and big protest in Iloilo City with other schools.

Consultation with UP President Pascual in the early afternoon and candle lighting at five.

Baguio-Benguet Region
AM – Ecumenical service and organization activities in University of the Philippines, Baguio followed by boodle fight for lunch.
PM – March against the cuts.

Central Luzon Region
Pampanga – UP Diliman Extension Program walk out.
Don Honorio Ventura State University – Local action and presentation of 100% signatures, 100% support of PAC students for higher state subsidy.
Centralized Action
5 PM – Protest action in Plaza Miranda, Angeles City (Pampanga chapters of LFS,

Pangasinan is set to participate in the Nationwide Student Strike against budget cuts. Pangasinan State University, Urdaneta and Lingayen, will have massive-petition signing, red shirt day and program inside campus sponsored by CEGP Pampanga and PSU Urdaneta SC.

12 NN – Red shirt day, red balloon signing, petition signing and walk-out in PSU Urdaneta.

Centralized Actions

5:00 PM – Red-balloon flying protest action in Urdaneta City proper (Kalabaw Statue)

La Union
10:00 AM — Walk-out