DILG Bulacan joined the Hakbang Para sa Kabataan 2014 together with the other government officials and employees, and high school and college students from the different schools in Malolos Bulacan. This walk for a cause which started from Barasoain Church and Santisima Trinidad Elementary School to Tanghalan ng Sining at Kultura, Capitol Compound was held on September 9, 2014. It was an activity jointly initiated by the Provincial Government of Bulacan, Bulacan Sports Council, and Pag-asa Youth Association. It aims to raise funds for the implementation of programs and projects for out of school youths and sports development in the province.
Secretary Joel Villanueva of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) inspired the youths who participated in the activity to be productive and be participative in the different programs of the government. “Hindi lang kayo ang pag-asa ng bayan, kayo ang may-ari ng kinabukasan ng ating bayan. Kung kayo ang may-ari huwag na huwag kayong papayag na ang mamanahin nyong kinabukasan ay hindi para sa inyo at hindi sapat sa inyong pangangailangan.” he explained as he mentioned that these youth possess the blood of a hero.
Also present in this activity were Regional and Provincial Directors of TESDA in Central Luzon, Public Employment Services Office Managers in Bulacan, representatives of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Department of Education.