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Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.


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The first home of democracy is the human heart

“The human heart is the first home of democracy.” – Terry Tempest Williams, as quoted by Parker J. Palmer, The Politics of the Broken Hearted, 2005. Parker Palmer offered his reflections: “This ‘one nation, indivisible’ is deeply divided along political, economic, … Continue reading

May 27, 2017

Asian Choral Festival: Heartbeat of history animated

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May 22, 2017

Celina Taganas-Duffy: ‘Wonder’ mentor and mother to Bridget, a 9-year-old ballet dancer

“It isn’t just what you see and what you hear, it’s more importantly what you feel, and the feeling is what translates to the doing. Without the feeling, there’s no doing. So you don’t transmit it to other people unless … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

Will you experience the real world in your late 70s? 

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May 06, 2017

Humanist’s lessons from The Originalist, a play

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May 02, 2017

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