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DSWD Regional Office IV-A Leaders undergo NCA Leadership Journey

Last July 20-21, 2018, thirty-two (32) Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office IV-A (CALABARZON) personnel underwent the Ninoy and Cory Aquino Leadership Journey (NCALJ) at Hotel Dominique in Tagaytay City. The two-day seminar was part of DSWD’s formation program for the RO leaders, as well as an opportunity for the participants to have much needed rest and quiet time.

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Inspired by Ninoy and Cory’s own brand of spiritual-leadership,¬†the participants underwent modules on reflection, gratitude, integrity, and self-sacrifice. They were given time to look back at their lives, the “why” of their service, and recall highlights of their years as a community-builders and social workers. Each division was also given opportunities to share their personal stories with one another and share insights about their work and mission. Former¬†ad interim DSWD Secretary, Judy Taguiwalo, surprised the participants and shared with them her own mission-story and encouraged them to reject all forms of corruption and continue serving with dignity and integrity.