EMPOWERING THE PEOPLE

through the creative use of the law and legal resources.

WELCOME TO SALIGAN!

WHO ARE WE

SALIGAN is a legal resource non-governmental organization doing developmental legal work with women, farmers, workers, the urban poor, the indigenous peoples and local communities. SALIGAN seeks to effect societal change by working towards the empowerment of women, the basic sectors, and local communities through the creative use of the law and legal resources.

SALIGAN CORE PROGRAMS

SALIGAN has five core programs: women, workers, local governance, peace and the environment, each engaged in legal literacy and paralegal formation, litigation support, policy advocacy, research and publication of popular materials.

LEGAL EDUCATION MODULES

Now on its fourth edition, LAMPARA is an intensive paralegal course specially designed for labor paralegal volunteers and is composed of a series of training sessions dealing with labor and related laws. Each training session is designed to expose paralegal volunteers to a specific level and area of labor issues or paralegal skills. While volunteers are ideally expected to participate all training sessions for about 6 months, each individual session is also open to volunteers who wish to attend only particular training sessions.

This comprehensive training program includessessions on the following:

  • Basic Paralegal Orientation Seminar
  • Labor Standards & Post Employment Seminar
  • Labor Relations Seminar
  • Gender and Labor
  • Welfare Legislation & OSHS Seminar
  • Basic Skills Seminar for Paralegals
  • Advanced Skills Seminar for Paralegals
  • Basic English Course for Legal Writing
  • Laws Related to Labor
  • Labor Participation in Local Governancer

ADVOCACIES

  • ADVOCACY FOR LOCAL GOVERNANCE
  • PEASANT POLICY ADVOCACY AGENDA
  • POLICY ADVOCACY IN LABOR
  • POLICY ADVOCACY FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT

Strong Partnerphip

SALIGAN’s partnerships with the marginalized sectors and local communities are vast and deep. It has more than one hundred (100) partner-organizations all over the country, from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Founded in 1987, SALIGAN is one of the oldest member of the Alternative Law Groups, Inc. (ALG), a coalition of law groups in the Philippines engaged in the practice of alternative or developmental law.

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EMPOWER THE PEOPLE!

SALIGAN seeks to effect societal change by working with women, the basic sectors, and local communities for their empowerment through the creative use of the law and legal resources.