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The following are titles of both published and
unpublished works of CO Multiversity.

Pag-organisa sa Kanayunan ng Pilipinas
ni Ma. Brenda S. Batistiana, 1998
(Filipino Version)

Pangunahing layunin ng aklat na ito ang isalarawan ang anyo ng pag-oorganisa ng mga pamayanan sa kanayunan sa dekada 1990. Nakapaloob sa larawan ang kahulugan, layunin, mga pamamaraan, katangian ng tagapag-organisa, at mga hinaharap nitong mga isyu at mga hamon. Sa kabuuang pagsasalarawan makikita na ang karamihang aspeto ng pag-oorganisa ay mga konsepto at gawain mula pa ng dekada 1970.

Ang orihinal na bersiyon ng aklat ay nasa Ingles. Sa pagsalin sa Tagalog, nagkaroon na rin tayo ng pagkakataong isaayos ang maraming bahagi ng aklat. Nangangahulugan ang bersiyong Tagalog na ito ay hindi tuwirang pagsasalin lang ng bersiyong Ingles. Bagkus, pagpapaunlad ito ng bersiyong Ingles.


Rural Community Organizing in the Philippines
by Ma. Brenda S. Batistiana
and Denis Murphy, 2002 (updated ed.)
(English Version)

“The main purpose of this book is to present a picture of rural community organizing in the 1990's. The picture contains its definition, direction, methods, qualities of effective practitioners, and its issues and challenges. In full view, one can see here many aspects of organizing to concepts and practices sine the 1970s. These are features that are contributions in the 1980s and 90s. The whole picture of organizing in the 1990s indicates its difference from the practice in the 1970s.”

- Ma. Brenda S. Batistiana, 1998

“As a final note, this book is not finished; it is not the definitive book on rural organizing. It is a modest attempt to document the thoughts of rural community organizers, share their experiences with other communities and especially with the next generation of rural community organizers. We welcome improvements and comments on the issues raised and the proposed approaches written in this book.”

- Corazon Juliano-Soliman, 1996

“In the early nineties till the present, the CO Multiversity established firmly its niche on new applications of community organizing in the fields of child labor elimination, indigenous people, post-conflict peace and development in tri-people communities of Mindanao particularly in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), gender issues on economic zones, and creation of people's plan for housing in urban poor communities, among others.”

- Ma. Fides F. Bagasao, 2002

Community Organizing of the Urban Poor in Crisis Situations
by Community Organizers Multiversity, National Capital Region CO Forum, Urban Poor Associates and Partnership of Phil. Support Services Agencies, Inc., 2001

“It walks us through an action-based community organizing approach called community crisis intervention used particularly to provide immediate assistance to urban poor communities undergoing crisis.”

- Annie de Leon-Yuson, 2001

Mainstreaming Gender in Community Organizing
by Lilian Pimentel , France Clavecillas and Luz Malibiran, 2006

“This handbook for gender mainstreaming in community organizing developed by Community Organizers Multiversity is a milestone in the tradition of CO practice that is gender blind. The handbook is the product of CO trainors who formulated indicators, incorporated gender perspective in the CO Steps, as well as into the training mechanisms for community organizers. This handbook represents the interwoven work of CO Multiversity's women CO practitioners, and in consensus with their male colleagues and support groups have tasked themselves to pursue gender-sensitive community empowerment so that the next generation of community organizers and people's organizations will have strong roots in development that reflect gender equality in everyday life.”

- Maria Fides F. Bagasao, 2006

Gender Mainstreaming Workshop: Strategies and Lessons of Philippine Grassroots Women Organizations and NGOs in Quezon City , Cebu , and Southern Luzon
Documented by Lilian Pimentel, 2006

The objectives of the workshop were: a) to share experiences in gender mainstreaming specifically on the issues and problems addressed, the strategies and activities used to resolve problems and issues identified, and the results, b) to assess their experiences in gender mainstreaming and come up with indicators of success, c) to identify strategic challenges and opportunities in the context of the current issue like globalization, and d) to project how to maximize current practices.

PARAWAGAN: Community Organizing Towards the Progressive Elimination of Child Labor, The Montalban Experience
by Hope Esquillo Tura and Emmanuel “Boy” Marcelino, 2002

In the four years of organizing in San Rafael , child labor was significantly reduced in Montalban. The 87 full time child laborers and 67 part time child workers identified during the participatory action research have stopped working in quarry sites. To ensure that children's rights are prioritized in the local government's plan of action, children's issues and concerns should be incorporated in the programs of the municipality. These are some of the challenges and opportunities facing the Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahang may Wagas at Ganap na Adhikain para sa Montalban (PARAWAGAN) and its partners.

Making Peace Work: A Manual on Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) and Mediation for NGO Workers
by Madonna Virola, et al., 2005

The manual aims to guide non-government organization (NGO) workers in integrating PCIA and mediation in their community-based initiatives. Building on the experiences of the Sindaw Ko Kalilintad areas, it describes the processes and steps involved in both approaches. The guidebook is a product of literature review, mapping of community profiles, process documentations, consultations/interviews, site visits and observations where the community leaders-peacebuilders have worked closely with their partner institutions.


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