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Three Bicolano youth leaders selected for Ecobuzz Advocacy Communication Campaign

Bato, Camarines Sur --- In a remarkable achievement for environmental advocacy, three young leaders from the Act Now For Ranow Movement have been selected as delegates for the prestigious Ecobuzz: Advocacy Communication Campaign. James Nathaniel Refugio, Mark Robert Castillo, and Christian Rey Mata were chosen among a pool of talented candidates to participate in the program, which aims to develop innovative environmental conservation and biodiversity campaigns. The delegates will undergo modular sessions and receive a seed grant to implement their advocacy initiatives.

Ecobuzz, an esteemed fellowship program, provides a platform for young individuals to devise impactful advocacy campaigns for environmental conservation and sustainability. It aims to harness the creativity and passion of young minds to address pressing environmental challenges. The program will run from June 2023 to September 2023, during which the delegates will receive guidance from renowned experts in the field.

James Nathaniel Refugio, Mark Robert Castillo, and Christian Rey Mata have consistently demonstrated their commitment to environmental causes through their involvement in the Act Now For Ranow Movement. Their remarkable work caught the attention of the selection committee, and they were chosen as delegates for the Ecobuzz program.

The Act Now For Ranow Movement, a youth-led organization dedicated to environmental preservation, has already achieved significant recognition for their efforts. The group was recently announced as a finalist in the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations, further underscoring their impact and influence in the environmental sector.

Ecobuzz will provide Refugio, Castillo, and Mata with a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge, skills, and networks. Through the modular sessions, they will gain valuable insights into advocacy communication strategies, campaign development, and project management.

Additionally, the seed grant awarded to each delegate will enable them to implement their campaigns and make a tangible impact on the environment.

Refugio expressed his gratitude for being selected as a delegate, stating, “I am truly honored to have been chosen for the Ecobuzz program. This is an incredible opportunity to further our mission of environmental conservation and make a lasting difference in our community.” Castillo echoed his sentiments, saying, “I am excited to learn from industry experts and collaborate with like-minded individuals who share the same passion for the environment. Together, we can create impactful campaigns that inspire change.”

Mata, too, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Ecobuzz will empower us to amplify our voices and reach a broader audience with our advocacy. I am grateful for this opportunity and eager to make a positive impact.”

As these three dynamic individuals embark on their Ecobuzz journey, their selection as delegates reinforces the importance of youth participation in environmental initiatives. Their dedication, coupled with the expertise gained from the program, is expected to drive positive change and inspire others to join the movement for environmental conservation.

The Act Now For Ranow Movement, Refugio, Castillo, and Mata are undoubtedly set to make waves in the coming months, shaping the discourse on environmental preservation and biodiversity. The nation eagerly anticipates their campaigns and eagerly watches the positive transformations they will bring.


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