The January 6 prompt on Bloganuary is about who inspires you. This is an impossible question. I am inspired by people every day. “Inspire” is a rather over-used word though, isn’t it? I like the word “ignite” – light a spark, or perhaps, sow a seed. And there are different levels of inspiration. Whichever way … More All kinds of inspiration
Advocacy is not something that one necessarily makes a conscious decision to go into. For me, it was a natural thing to do since I was a young woman – although I never thought of myself as an “advocate.” However, every chance I got I found myself talking about the evils of the apartheid system … More Young Jamaicans: Time to Learn About the Power of Advocacy!
2016 is starting to wind down now, as we are all distracted by family plans, shopping trips and Christmas events. However, 2017 is just around the corner, and here is an exciting event to note in your 2017 calendar! Click on some links below for more information on the dynamic and amazing Mr. Niang! The … More Young People, Get Out Your 2017 Calendars Now! Save the Date For a Meeting With Obama Advisor Thione Niang
I said I would not be blogging much, and this is in fact a guest blog by Adrian O. Watson, a member of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network in Jamaica, Projects Coordinator/National Focal Point and a member of Junior Chamber International in Kingston. He sent it to me a couple of weeks ago, and I … More A Call to Action on Climate Change: A Youth View from Adrian Watson
You may be looking out for my Sunday post right now, but it is going to be a Monday post. Yes, it is I am afraid. The spirit was willing, but the energy has faded. The past week has been pretty intense. Here is one of the exciting things I was doing last week. I … More Catching My Breath… Justice for All at UWI
OK, so now our fifty years are behind us, Jamaica. What of the next fifty years? For the remainder of the year, this blog is planning to focus on a regular basis on our youth. In case the (mostly) old men currently governing our country did not realize, we must hand over the future of Jamaica … More “End patronizing, piecemeal engagement of youth”