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CBBRC: Kentex fire will serve to strengthen the workers’ movement

May 21, 2015

“Crispin ‘Ka Bel’ would have been enraged with the deaths of the Kentex workers in Valenzuela. He would also have been enraged with their working conditions,” Helen Simplina, acting Executive Director of Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center, said. Simplina was referring to the massive fire in Kentex Manufacturing, Inc. building in Valenzuela. It killed 72 […]

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Nanay Mameng: Champion of the Urban Poor

February 21, 2014

Street witticism, personal experience, and sharp tools of analysis blended into a fiery speech — these have become the hallmark of Carmen Deunida’s public speeches. Known to many as Nanay Mameng, this thin, gray-haired urban poor leader who stands just 4’9”, is a beloved veteran of the parliament of the streets. A firebrand who usually […]

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Ilang tala sa paghahatid ng tulong sa mga biktima ng bagyong Yolanda sa Leyte

ni Ofel Beltran-Balleta Sa pagdaong ng speed boat sa pantalan ng Ormoc, hindi ako makangiti. Ramdam ko ang lupit ng hagupit ng bagyong Yolanda sa buhay at kabuhayan ng mamamayan sa Leyte: mga sirang bubungan ng mga gusali at bahay, walang kuryente. Isa ang CBBRC sa mga organisasyong tumugon sa relief operations na isinagawa ng […]

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Workers commemorate Ka Bel’s 81st birth anniversary

  Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center (CBBRC), together with Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) and other patriotic forces, commemorated the 81st anniversary of Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran’s birth in front of his marker at Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila last January 7, 2014. The program commenced with offering of flowers from different people’s organizations, followed by a […]

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CBBRC participates in national conference on women workers

As part of Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center (CBBRC) mission of upholding Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran’s legacy, the Center participated in the concluded National Consultation on Empowering and Strengthening Leadership of Women Workers in the Philippines last December 12-13, 2013 in Quezon City. The two-day event aimed to gather unions, labor institutions, and women workers […]