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Filipino-Canadian Youth Civic Engagement Lab

Do you want to help your community, but you do not have enough resources to put your vision into action?

If you possess the qualifications below and if you are based in Ottawa and its environs, the Philippine Centre Canada (PCC) encourages you to join the Filipino-Canadian Youth Civic Engagement Lab (FCYCEL) program. This program comprises a two-stage application process:

  1. 2-day, live-in training-workshop, where you will be trained for FREE on civic engagement ; and,
  2. Project microgrant, where your approved civic engagement project will be realized, through a microgrant support from the Government of Canada and mentoring by an expert in your project’s focus. 

Acquire valuable skills, mentorship, and funding for your civic engagement ideas and projects- plus, you will meet similarly-minded people and new friends!

Please click the link below or scan the QR code to access the online application form for the TRAINING-WORKSHOP. For more information, follow PCC’s website, Facebook and Instagram pages. You may also contact

The PCC is the proud implementer of the FCYCEL- a program which aims to empower youths of Filipino heritage in Canada through the enhancement of their awareness of the importance of civic engagement.  Being engaged in community affairs is a means for the youth to contribute to the progress of the Filipino-Canadian community and Canadian society as a whole. The PCC acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Service Corps for this program. 

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