Ateneo de Zamboanga University President Fr. Antonio F. Moreno, SJ now delivering his opening remarks.
Moreno: As you know very well, social networks have a 2-edged purpose. They can bring those who are far, close. But it can also make people who are close, distant.
Next up, the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE).
Gutoc: "we're a product of social media. Education is an instrument to make social change possible." #MoveZambo
Today's first speaker: Professor Mahmor Edding of the Western Mindanao State University Political Science Department.
Edding speaks about the nature of politics in Zamboanga: the political landscape, practices and voters' profiles in #MoveZambo
Up next: Prof. Mahmor Edding, Political Science Dept, Western Mindanao State University #MoveZambo
#movezambo prof mahmor edding: zambo highly urbanized city that has pop of 200,000, P50m income
Edding: Inhabitants of Sulu, Jolo, and other parts of Mindanao came to Zambonga. And that is why we're considered a melting pot of culture, different tribes.
House population by ethnicity in Zamboanga (based on 2000 census): 1st- Zamboangeno-Chavacano, 2nd- Tausug, 3rd- Bisaya, Binisaya, 4th- Cebuano, 5th- Sama Abaknon, 6th- Yakan, 7th- Tagalog, 8th- Hiligaynon, 9th- Badjao, 10th- Subanen.
#movezambo edding: zambo-chavacano, tausug, bisaya/binisaya, cebuano smong top household populations
Edding goes over top 10 household population by ethnicity: zambo-chavacano, tausug, bisaya, cebuano ... #MoveZambo
#movezambo zambo former city mayors were mostly lawyers
#MoveZambo former city councilors & mayors were dominated by lawyers
Zamboanga City councilors from 1956-2010 were mostly lawyers as well.
#movezambo edding: zambo councilors also mostly lawyers