Resilience in the Pursuit of Justice: Practices and Reflections

by
Eva Marie F. Famador

In October 2000 a corruption scandal erupted with President Joseph Estrada allegedly accepted millions of dollars worth of bribes. Impeachment was filed but several senators blocked the admission of evidence. Protests built up and Estrada was ousted on Jan. 20, 2001. That phase of Philippine history paved the birthing of movements and initiatives seeking transparency and accountability in governance and one of these was Christian Convergence for Good Governance.