Robert S. "Jawo" Jaworski
Senator Robert S. Jaworski was born on March 8, 1946 in Baguio City. He is married to Evelyn Bautista with whom he had four children namely: Ricci Elaine, Robert Vincent Jude, Ryan Joseph, and Ron Michael.
A Simple life and decades-long spirited athletic performance have endeared him to Filipinos of all social classes to emerge as a Philippine phenomenon. The Senator upholds loyalty, transparency, fairness, discipline, industry and Filipino value for close family ties as essential traits for nationhood.
He maintains independence as Solon-Juror in the impeachment case after bolting the Lamp.
Jaworski garnered the ninth largest vote to get him a respected seat in the Senate. Today, he heads the committee on environment and natural resources.
Jaworski came to the Senate with relevant and extensive experience gained while working for leading Philippine corporations in the marketing, promotions and human resource development fields and competing in local and international sports meets. He first gained immense popularity playing basketball for the University of the East Warriors. On a scholarship, he acquired a BS Administration degree with two majors: Marketing and Business Management. He has forged three companies of his own dealing in diverse industries such as shipping, garments, and chemicals.
Since his assumption to office, Jaworski traveled extensively to environmentally-critical sites prioritized to be declared as protected areas such as Mt. Kitanglad and the Batanes group of islands. He envisions the creation of a focused national environmental protection agency. He confronted critical cases brought to his committees among them, the Cherry Hills tragedy, Payatas dump collapse, abandoned mines and pollutive cement plants in the Bicol region. His dedication to environmental justice is exemplified by his active campaign in domestic and international on the issue of toxic contamination in Subic and Clark, among others.
He conducts public hearings and consultations even in wartorn Mindanao. He supports labor demand for wage hikes and improved working conditions; human rights advocacy to review the death penalty law and resolve cases of state violence and unexplained disappearances.
Among sportsmen, his proposal to overhaul the national sports office receives enthusiastic support. He took to task the film review board on the spread of pornographic films. He actively pursues avenue to serve his firm opposition against crime and vice syndicates such as filing a case against on-line gambling with the Supreme Court.
He regularly visits far-flung barrios nationwide on relief and medical missions and personal invitations from friends and loyal fans to spearhead health, sports, religious, and other socio-civic campaigns.