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Las Piñas empowers public servants through sign language mastery

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Commending a commitment to inclusivity, the City Local Government of Las Piñas successfully wrapped up a Basic Sign Language Training program. Held from December 1st to 14th, 2023, by the City Social Welfare and Development Office, this initiative aimed to foster better communication within the community, marking a significant stride toward building a more inclusive society.

Active participation came from 38 individuals, including members of the Philippine National Police, Barangay Health Workers, Civil Registry employees, and various City Hall staff.

This collective effort underscores the city's dedication to ensuring that its public servants are well-prepared to serve all community members, particularly those who communicate through sign language.

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In a celebratory gesture, the accomplished graduates paid a courtesy visit to City Vice Mayor April Aguilar on Tuesday, January 16th, at the City Hall. This visit not only recognized their achievements but also highlighted the city's commitment to enhancing the capabilities of its workforce.

Vice Mayor Aguilar, in her address during the visit, commended the graduates for their dedication and enthusiasm in embracing this new skill. The Basic Sign Language Training program in Las Piñas City signifies a significant leap toward inclusivity and improved communication within the community.

By arming public servants with these essential skills, the city reaffirms its commitment to effectively serving all citizens, including those who use sign language.

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