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OPENING RECEPTION AND PANEL DISCUSSION CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Learn about the programs sponsored by the Central Library and Auburn Avenue Research Library for National Caribbean American Heritage Month, and participate in a panel discussion on the topic, ‘Caribbean Unity: Is It a Dead Ideology’?
Featured films will be:
Saturday June 6. 12 PM: Forward Home: The Power of the Caribbean Diaspora and Small Island (Jamaica/Britain);
Wednesday June 10. 5:30 PM: Chercher La Vie (Looking For Life) and
Edwidge Danticat Visits Her Haitian Roots (Haiti);
Saturday June 13. 2:30 PM: Chrissy (Barbados) After the Anancy Festival and Caribbean Spelling Bee
Sunday June 14. 2:15 PM: Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution (Grenada)
A play written by Dr. Claire Nelson Produced by Caribbean Association of Georgia Directed By Chris Scott Times: 2pm and 6pmFind out more »
Learn about the college experience and finding that first job Date: June 20th, 2015 Time: 1pm-4pm Location: Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Highway, ecatur, GA 30032 (Near Kensington Marta Station) Contact Information: 404-434-1174Find out more »
In observance of Caribbean American Heritage Month, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History and the Ivan Allen Jr. Department, present a Caribbean Writers’ Series Bash: A Literary Meet and Greet with writers of Caribbean descent who will discuss their latest publications. Participating authors include Rodney Foster, Remember Wen?: Poems and Short Stories; Jonquille, My Jamaican Girl; Dr. Glen Laman, Jamaican Entrepreneurship; Gillian Lee-Fong-Farris, Tembe; Valrie Walker Sanders, African Hospitality: Notes and Impressions of a Caribbean…Find out more »
The culmination of all Caribbean American Heritage Month activities is celebratedat the
GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY
hosted by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition.
This formal event will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center at 7:00pm
It will be a true celebration of the Caribbean cultural influence in the city of Atlanta and patrons can expect lively entertainment, ample food, awards presentation to influential Caribbean personalities in Atlanta and a special keynote address by Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke.
You do not want to miss this!!Find out more »
Caribbean Heritage Month Kick off at city Hall for All Caribbean IslandsFind out more »
GALA AND AWARD CEREMONY The culmination of all Caribbean American Heritage Month activities is celebrated at the GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY hosted by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition. This formal event will be held at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Center at 7:00pm It will be a true celebration of the Caribbean cultural influence in the city of Atlanta and patrons can expect lively entertainment. You do not want to miss this!!Find out more »