Cradle’s Next Step

The year was 2012 when Palawan Cradle of Rights (Cradle) came to fruition. The US Embassy -Manila conducted a 2-day seminar on legal aid at Palawan State University-School of Law. I was a 2nd year student that time. Nineteen eager and optimistic students, all sophomores, joined the group with the...Read More


In recent years, the world has experienced some of the worst man-made tragedy: the attack of World Trade Center in New York, the bombing in London, Bali, Madrid, Beslan in Russia, and other similar horrific incidents. Notably, these and other tragedies have one thing in common – justified by...Read More

CRADLE’s Next Step

The year was 2012 when Palawan Cradle of Rights (Cradle) came to fruition. The US Embassy Philippines conducted a two-day seminar on legal aid at Palawan State University-School of Law. I was a 2nd year student that time. Nineteen eager and optimistic students, all sophomores, joined the group with...Read More

US-AIR Luzon- Transporting Hope for the Philippines

The Luzon leg of the United States- Alumni For Institutional Reform (US- AIR) Program flew high on August 14, 2015 with the theme Institutionalizing Reforms to Promote Political Transparency and Good Governance at the Embassy of the United States of America, Manila. Participants of the said forum...Read More

US AIR Mindanao: Now Flying High for Mother Earth

The Alumni for Institutional Reform (US-AIR) Program aims to bring together alumni of the United States Department of State sponsored exchange programs and emerging leaders to discuss, strategize, and design a social reform agenda in environment (Mindanao) and good governance and political...Read More

Mentoring Can Be Spelled as F-U-N

Last June 23, 2015 I got the wonderful opportunity of meeting Attorney Helen Kang and spent a few hours with her, and I must say, when mentoring is as fun as that, who would not love to engage in more mentoring sessions? Definitely, not I. Prior to meeting her, Ive learned that Attorney Helen is...Read More

Economic and Environmental Development: A daunting task

Amidst the global and economic development of countries, the environment should not be put at the lowest consideration. Global and economic development should not mean environmental degradation nor exploitation, rather, environmental preservation and conservation for a sustainable environment for...Read More

2015 Summer Internship Program: A Personal Reflection

By Rene D. Abueg, Palawan State UniversityIm not really sure as of to the goal of this summer internship. Initially I was informed that this is a leadership training, an immersion project sponsored by the United States embassy. My eyes glittered when our school leader informed me that I was chosen...Read More

Blessings of My Life: An IVLP experience

United States of America was one of my dream places when I was young. But, to wake up one morning, seeing snow falling outside your window, realizing that everything seems to be true was extremely unexpected. During that time, I told myself, is this true or just a dream? Let me check, but yet,...Read More

PCR, Keeping the Flame Burning

Palawan Cradle of Rights (PCR) burning desire to empower the youth through basic legal education and human rights education has been continually aflame since it started on August 2013. PCR have persistently carried out programs and projects in line with its aspiration to make alternative or...Read More


Is an Non-Government Organization Catering Youth Services


Liceo Legal Aid Center (LiLAC) doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo is the legal aid center of Liceo de Cagayan University, a privately owned university based in Cagayan de oro City. The group is composed of law students, alumni of the College of Law of the University, and lawyers who are passionate in the practice of alternative lawyering. LiLAC is guided by its vision of a holistic formation of law students committed to the transformation of society by promoting justice, empowerment, unity and peace, through helping the marginalized sector of the depressed areas here in Mindanao, in the Philippines and in the world. While the group was registered only this year with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has been providing services to marginalized communities in partnership with NGOs for more than 8 years now. LiLAC has more than 50 members, 15 of whom are taking the active role of running the groups activities.

twitter: twitter.com/liceolegalaid
facebook: fb.com/liceolegalaidrn


The Mindanao State University Legal Aid Clinic or Mindanao SULAC for brevity, is the Legal Aid Clinic of Mindanao State University College of law. It is the first and currently the only one of its kind to be established in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It strives to cater the legal needs of the underprivileged and/or indigent clients of the Region and to help promote the proper administration of justice as a key to lasting peace in the region and in the country as a whole.

Office Address: 1F MSU College of Law Bldg.,
MSU Main Campus, Marawi City 9700 Philippines
Contact details:
Email: mindanaosulac@gmail.com
Mobile No.: (+63) 907 336 7762



The Notre Dame university is a Catholic Institution in Cotabato City run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and member of the Notre Dame Educational Association Philippines.The Notre Dame University Legal Aid Center started sometime in 2009. Its members are the officially enrolled students of NDU-College of Law.

The following are the official pages and e-mail address of the group:
FB: fb.com/ndulac
twitter: twitter.com/ndulac
Instagram: instagram.com/ndulac
email: ndulac@gmail.com


The Palawan Cradle of Rights is a unified composition of law students from Palawan State university school of Law, established last August 26, 2013 after the culminating activity of the Basic Orientation Seminar by the US Embassy in partnership with the MYVC.

Through our linkages and with the help of the different Government and Non-government organizations we aim to provide free access to people who need legal assistance.


The University of Mindanao Legal Aid Network (ULAN) is a non-stock, non-profit, and service institution of the University of Mindanao. As a service institution, it provides legal assistance, advocates human rights and social justice, and facilitates the formation of law students for alternative lawyering. It consists of law students and alumni of the College of Legal Education of the University of Mindanao committed to provide an adequate and greater access to justice of the community through its programs.


The CENTRO ADVOCACIA LEGAL is organized exclusively for charitable, socio-cultural and educational purposes, more specifically to serve the needs of the marginalized communities specifically children and youth and the minorities in Zamboanga City through Legal Aid Assistance and Human Rights Based Advocacies.