The Mind Body Connection for June, 'How Can We Reduce Child Abuse' on FB at 'Saving Lives; Empowering People' - see poster above.
Fundraising Virtual Concert For Hope on October 10, 2021. Singers, dancers, poets, drummers, comedians desirous of participating please contact The Caribbean Voice via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call 646-461-0578 (cell and what's app).
Observance of World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2021.
Observance of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, November 25 to December 10.
Launch of online training in prevention of suicide and abuse at date to be determined.
Launch of conferences on suicide and various forms of abuse at date to be determined.
Complete registration in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica and Barbados. Explore same elsewhere in the Caribbean.
Project Turnaround - delivering computer and accessories and sports gears; engaging in professional development for teaching staff and organization training for parents and students as well as parenting training; setting up drama, debating and music programs.
Redesign of our website to make it more interactive and function with a certain level of artificial intelligence.
Establishing a presence in Suriname, Grenada, Anguilla, Dominica.....
Continuance of efforts to garner signatures for our online petition calling on the Guyana government to create a registry of sex offenders and increase the age of consent to 18 years.
Responses to our online poll on the use of social media to seek mental health help.
Ongoing research and information dissemination in both traditional and social media.
Continued lobbying on mental health issues: registries of sex abusers; raising age of consent to 18; updating mental health legislation; building additional shelters and safe houses; counselors in schools; integration of mental health into the healthcare system; decriminalizing suicide; addressing toxic masculinity, creating batterers' programs; developing lay counselor training programs...
Ongoing efforts to build collaboration for social activism and advocacy across the Caribbean and in North America.
The global Caribbean Heritage Awards will also be launched in 2022.