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2012 CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH TRIBUTE TO HOLLYWOOD & THE ARTS held on FRIDAY, JUNE 29th.
Honorees include Sheryl Lee Ralph of Jamaican heritage. For more information, click here
ACCLAIMED ACTOR LORRAINETOUSSAINT ...
has been named National Spokesperson for National Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrations in 2012. The Trinidadian born actor has signed on to be spokesperson for CAHM 2012. She joins Sheryl Lee Ralph who served as Spokesperson since 2006.
CAHM MUSICAL AMBASSADOR CEN ' C LOVE TO CARRY THE MESSAGE...
Hot newcomer Cen 'C Love is named 2011 Musical Ambassador. Cen C' Love the daughter of reggae legend Buuny Wailer is one of the next-generation artistes from the Caribbean such as Andrew Tosh, Stephen Marley, Sean Kingston, Nikki Minaj, and Shontelle that have been making waves with their musical genius and native intellect. ICS West Coast representative Marva Herman, President of the Caribbean Heritage Organization, stakes out new ground with with the record industry heavyweight. To Book CenC in June... give us a call. Find out more about Cen' C Love in her interview here PepTalk!!!
ANANSI! ANANCY! FESTIVAL.... scheduled for Saturday, June 9th.. now in four locales.
ANANSI! ANANCY! FESTIVAL will once more bring children of all ages delight this June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Anancy the Spider Trickster Hero is a fundamental part of Caribbean mythmaking. Xavier Murphy of Jamaicans.com, Director of the Festival hopes to bring the Anancy! Anansi! Festival to cities across America, thus ensuring the retention of a key icon of Caribbean culture; and a truly natioanl celebration. For more on the 2012 Festival visit http://www.anancyfestival.com/
AFI Silver Theater to host DC Caribbean FilmFest 2012...JUNE 1 - 4
This year marks the 12th Anniversary of the DC Caribbean FilmFest and AFI Silver Theater will serve as the Host and main venue for this year's eventl. Nominations for the Annual FilmFest are now closed. For Schedule of Film Showings, Click Here
|| FAITH-BASED ACTIVITIES2012
ICS Faith-based Leaders Dialogue ReConvenes
CALL TO ACTION: Building the Kingdom, Empowering the Community
ICS Faith-Based Leaders Advisory Council will organize a One Day Roundtable Leadership Dialogue, on Tuesday, June 19th in Washington DC, to explore the themes of 'Community Development At Home and Abroad'. This Special Event targeted to leaders of all faiths in the Caribbean American community. In 2011, approximately 35 leaders in the faith community from across the country conevened with speakers from the Department of Education, USAID and SBA, who shared how faith based organizations can tap into federal funding. For more information on how you or your Pastor/Bishop/Imam/Pandit can become involved, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or REGISTER HERE to join the network.
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| EVENTS |
NATIONAL CARIBBEAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE WEEK scheduled for JUNE 18-JUNE 22nd
Events being scheduled include: CEO Roundable; Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill; White House Community Briefing; Faith Based Leadership Dialogue; Youth Leadership Forum.
AllSPICE 2012... Caribbean American Festival of the Arts and Humanities
Since 2004, each June the Institute of Caribbean Studies brings the nation's capital a Taste of the Caribbean through the literature, music and other arts. This year, AllSPICE will provide another delightful sampling of the gourmet delights from the arts and humanities. Feast on a veritable cook-up of written word, spoken word, dance and drama.
For more detailed schedule of events, CLICK HERE. Check out our Blog, CLICK HERE.
All...Specially. Positively. Irie. Caribbean. Edutainment! that's... ALLSPICE!
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Many cities and counties are still without official commemorative committees. If you are interested in becoming a member of the National Commemorative Committee and leading the celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month in your city or county, please send email to email@example.com.
Media Partners Needed!
Print, Broadcast and New Media Partners are needed to support the growth and development of the commemoration of JUNE as National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Calling all Caribbean American owned media properties to show your pride in your heritage by displaying the Caribbean American Heritage Month Seal and broadcasting the PSAs on your programming. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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