Men suffering at the hands of women must speak out – CADVA

Posted on 26. Jul, 2013 by in News

Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness (CADVA) Guyana representative Tiffiney Jackson said men who are victims of domestic violence need to speak out as they must not suffer in silence…that men need to acknowledge that they too can be at the receiving end from women and should not be ashamed of it. On that score, she […]

Boodram has an interest in seeing our younger generation become empowered

Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by in News

I am kindly asking your readers to let’s keep the focus on the youths and after the event, we can address any issues that surface. For now our priority is ensuring the message of Break the Silence, Say no to Violence using our many voices towards this one cause gets across to the children of […]

Conference on ending Guyana youth violence

Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by in News

The reduction of violence in Guyana is the focus of the International Youth Conference against the Contagion of Violence 2012, which begins Aug. 13 at the Pegasus Hotel in the capital city of Georgetown. The conference is being presented by the Caribbean-American Domestic Violence Awareness in partnership with IMRARC — the Irene Madray Recreational Arts […]

Not enough time to make changes to the conference programme ROC wanted

Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by in News

“Thanks for your recent article on Sunday July 29, titled ‘Three organisations holding youth conference promoting violence-free environment.’ We are sad to see that ROC made a decision to withdraw from the conference. At this late stage of planning. we wish ROC well in all their efforts; unfortunately we were unable to reach a mutual […]

Three organizations holding youth conference promoting violence-free environment

Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by in News

The organizers – Irene Madray Recreational Arts and Resources Centre (IMRAC), …..and the Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness (CADVA) group – have said that the August 13 conference to be convened at the Pegasus Hotel will be dedicated to the memory of 16-year-old Neesa Lalita Gopaul, who was brutally murdered in 2010.

Guyana’s International Youth Conference: Against Contagion of Violence 2012

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by in News

Monday August 13, 2012 at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana. Youths are invited from various regions around Guyana to attend the conference as a creative learning experience in prevention to a violence free environment. Youths from New York, Florida Universities and High Schools will accompany CADVA to work alongside Youths in Guyana presenting as […]

A Jasmine For A Gardener Premiere in Orlando June 2nd at AMC Theatre

Posted on 11. May, 2012 by in News

Mahadeo Shivraj’s A Jasmine For A Gardener, premiered in New York and Guyana recently to a sold out audience, now its premiering in Orlando! Written by Churaumanie Bissundyal, produced and directed by Shivraj’s. It is a must see for the Guyanese and Caribbean community. Showing at AMC West Oaks 14, 9415 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee, […]

2012 Youth Summit-Now is the Time to Act: Together We Can Prevent Teen Abuse

Posted on 04. Feb, 2012 by in News

Workshops on empowerment and self identity, how to help someone in an abusive relationship, and information about gender socialization and the media will be topics of discussion for youth

Break the Silence group to be honored at Republic ball in Florida

Posted on 15. Jan, 2012 by in News

The Break the Silence, Say No to Domestic Violence Group – Sukree Boodram, Dianne Madray, Stella Ramsaroop and Varshnie Singh will be among the 2012 honorees when the Guyanese American Cultural Foundation of Central Florida (GACFCF) hosts its 8th annual Republic Ball on Saturday, February 25.

Richmond Hill Library unveils section on Indo-Caribbean people

Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 by in News

Last Saturday, the Queens Public Library on Lefferts Boulevard in Richmond Hill introduced a collection of materials dedicated to the diverse history, culture and realities of Indo-Guyanese and other Indo-Caribbean people. Most Indo-Caribbean people are settled in Queens with the largest gathering in the greater Richmond Hill area. So it is not accidental that the […]