Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day. The theme is Environmental and Climate Literacy – in other words, the importance of educating ourselves on these complex and wide-ranging topics. Until recently, by the way, I didn’t know the day is also called International Mother Earth Day. The Earth Day Network (Earth Day is primarily a citizen-oriented effort) is … More #EarthDay2017: What’s Happening in Jamaica?
How many times recently have we said to ourselves and each other that mental health is an issue that truly must be taken seriously in Jamaica? It’s something that is always in the news, usually in connection with a sad incident of some kind – the kind that makes you wince in pain for the … More #mentalhealthmatters: Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network to Launch Referral Network, Awareness Campaign
It’s hard, at the moment, to find a glimmer of light and hope for our young women and girls. There seems to be so much against them; their status as “victims” in the eyes of the Jamaica media and public seems firmly entrenched. But there are beacons of light and resilience, shining bright and unwavering. … More Jamaica’s Young Women…Powering Ahead