CARIBBEAN WRITERS’ SERIES BASH‘-A Literary Meet & Greet’

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 Woman as She Travels Around the African Continent; and, Irvine Weekes, From the Inside Looking Out: The Coming of Age of a Boy in the African Diaspora.

ABAG Foundation Youth Empowerment Workshop

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: 404-434-1174

CAHM Variety Show

JUNE 14th, 2015

OLDE TOWN PAVILION

949 South Main St, CONYERS, GA 30012

Price: Adults  $15/ Chidren Ages 6-12 $5/ Children <5 FREE

Time : 4:00- 7:00 PM

VENDOR & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Contact Genori McCormack at gcahcinfo@gmail.com

Tickets, call 404-667-7933

 

Caribbean American Movers & Shakers Awards

Caribbean American Movers and Shakers Networking Series are hosted in prime markets of Atlanta, Georgia, New York City and Miami, Florida. The Caribbean Media Network, in conjunction with affiliates, hosts these memorable networking celebrations.

CAHM Opening Ceremony

The Caribbean American Heritage Month (CAHM) Opening Ceremony  is one of the headliner events for the Caribbean community in Georgia during the month of June.  The Opening Ceremony sponsored by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition (GCAHC) will feature approximately thirty-five (35) islands representing the English, French, Spanish and Dutch speaking Caribbean through national dress displays, a taste of Caribbean cuisine and cultural entertainment.  This event will feature exhibit tables for promotional display and there will also be a flag salute with the youth carrying a flag from each Caribbean nation and the USA. Additionally, several Georgia elected officials has been invited and are expected to attend this and other events. It will be held at City Hall Atrium (55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303) on Sunday June 7th from 3pm-7pm.  Free and open to the public.

 

RSVP HERE:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cahm-opening-ceremony-tickets-16745392921

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