Benilde Red Cross Youth Council (BRCYC) will launch different activities such as vaccination campaigns, webinars, workshops, talk shows as well as interactive games in "Vaxx to the Future: Facing the Pandemic Together," a year-long event for A.Y. 2021-2022.
In an effort to raise awareness about the value of vaccines among the unvaccinated and those without easy access to it, the year-long event will include four different projects with speakers from the field of medicine.
The first event will highlight its month-long project titled “Vaxx to the Future x #UsapTayo,” which aims to motivate students and the general public to invest in themselves and participate in activities at home that will push them to take care of their physical, emotional, and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Vaxx to the Future x #UsapTayo” starts on Saturday, Oct. 23, and will end on Nov. 20, 2021 via BRCYC’s social media platforms.
The schedule of other events for BRCYC’s year-long event are as follows:
Project #1: “VAXX to the Future: Vaccination Campaign”
WHAT: In this event, the community will be informed about the dynamic information about COVID-19, especially in relation to the various varieties and concerns about the distribution of vaccines.
WHEN: Oct. 12, 2021 to July 2022
Project #3: “VAXX Webinar”
WHAT: A two-day webinar that will inform participants on the importance of COVID-19 vaccination and encourages people to get inoculated.
WHEN: Jan. 15, 2022, to Jan. 22, 2022
Project #4: “VAXX Talkshow”
WHAT: A two-day talk show about the experiences of frontliners and COVID-19 survivors together with a professional in the medical field.
WHEN: Feb. 18 to 19, 2022
The year-long event of BRCYC will run from October 2021 to July 2022 and will be open to the Benildean community, non-Benildean community, the youth, frontliners, COVID-19 survivors, COVID-19 patients, and people who do not have access to vaccines.
The Benilde Red Cross Youth Council is a recognized student organization of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and the Philippine Red Cross-Manila Chapter. They aim to enhance youth leadership skills and empower the youth with the spirit of the seven fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement through service and constructive training.