DLSU-Dasmarinas President Br. Gus Boquer FSC, EdD and DLS- Lipa Chancellor Dr. Erickson Martinez led the launching of the YOUth Choose for 2022: The Youth Caravan on Voter Empowerment caravan in South Luzon.
YOUth Choose for 2022: Youth Caravan on Voter Empowerment is an endeavor to gather and engage the youth sector to increase awareness and broaden knowledge on youth-relevant and other societal issues. It also seeks to influence youth participation in the electoral process such as political campaigning, voting on election day, and citizen oversight. The caravan is co-organized by the La Salle Institute of Governance, Participate PH, and YouthLed PH. The South Luzon Leg is in partnership with De La Salle Philippines, Lasallian Peace and Justice Commission, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, and De La Salle Lipa, Lipa City.
DLSU-D administrators, faculty, staff and students were among those who participated in the event, which included discussions on Civic Education and Voter Empowerment. Among the speakers in the event were Emil Benjamin Tapnio, Youth Leadership Development Socialist of YouthLed and Dr. Ador Torneo, director of the La Salle Institute of Governance. The student sector of DLSU-D was led by Richelle Johanne Cruza, student coordinator of the Student Extension of Resources Through Voluntary Effort (SERVE).