Davao City is celebrating the 17th National Children's Month this October 2009 under Presidential Proclamation No.267 wherein the theme for this year is: "Bright Child: Proteksyon ng Bata, Pananagutan ng Bansa!", emphasizing the important role of the child within the family and the society; and in support to the campaign to end violence against children.
To be conducted on October 23-25, 2009 is a citywide Children's Congress lead by the Davao City Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), CSSDO, S.K. Federation of Davao City, Local Government Offices, etc.
In line with this is a symposium, lectures, forum, documentary films show focused on issues regarding children, a theater arts showcase, on-the-spot painting contest and other activities lined-up in view also of celebrating the Universal Children's Month on November 20, 2009.
Present to discuss these activites at Mabel At Your Service are: Ms. Grace Saavedra of CSSDO, Mr. Roseler Parcasio & Mr. Jorom Onsing from the SK Federation Office and Bong Binondo of Hon. Angela Librado's Office.