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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Noble folks’ spirits linger

“I am watching videos of Lean [Alejandro] being interviewed or speaking. And I can close my eyes and it will seem like I could be in some overnight study group, or in a symposium at the AS [Arts and Sciences] … Continue reading

July 15, 2017

Growing our internal souls: Freedom from internal gray waters

“A REVOLUTION is not just for the purpose of correcting past injustices, a revolution involves a projection of man/woman into the future… It begins with projecting the notion of a more human human being, i.e. a human being who is … Continue reading

July 08, 2017

Sitting in the chair of privilege

“LIFE is a battle – you must enter into it fully, and do what needs to be done. You cannot shrink from your duty. Life presents difficult, sometimes horrendous situations, unwelcome tasks, and obstacles of every sort. Despite this harsh … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

‘Not every tree sheds in the same way’

“You can see who is doing what when you look at the exterior of a tree. What you see is the outer layer of bark, which is dead and forms an impervious exterior shell. This outer layer of bark also … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Resist, vote and respect the US Constitution

“WE are fortunate in our society that a means of resistance has been built into the law and the political process – the vote. The vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have in a democracy. We must use … Continue reading

June 10, 2017

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