CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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Deadline extended to May 31st.
Four positions available in the eastern Caribbean
Vision: An empowered eastern Caribbean that promotes a culture of human rights, equality, justice and respect for all people.
Positions sought:
* Director of Advocacy and Programs
* Communication
* Finance Manager
* Program Officer

St. Lucia News & Press Releases

Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE)
Massade, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

ECADE will serve as a eastern Caribbean hub to provide technical and financial support to the strategies of member organizations including:
Rationalization of governance and legal issues
Stakeholder training
Capacity building of key populations and sectors
Policy advocacy
Media advocacy

Mission: To strengthen regional capacity for the defense and realization of full recognition of human rights related to SOGIEI (sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and intersex) through training, network expansion, development of grassroots HRDs and organizations and sensitization of policy makers, legislators, government and service providers.

Vision:  An empowered Eastern Caribbean that promotes a culture of human rights, equality, justice and respect for all people.
Positions sought:
* Director of Advocacy and Programs
* Communication
* Finance Manager
* Program Officer

Location:
Eastern Caribbean, with some travel required

Remuneration:
Commensurate with qualifications and…

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Join the celebration of Lucian womanhood

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A not to be missed cultural and artistic showcase celebrating women presented by she.lc, for International Women’s Day.
she lc celebrates womanhood in all it's joy and pain

she.lc celebrates womanhood in all it’s joy and pain!

Curator of she.lc Kentillia Louis has worked tirelessly over the past few months to bring the internal and varied insight of womanhood to the public.
Join she.lc on Tuesday March 22nd, from 7pm at the National Cultural Centre, to revel in the expressions of the Lucian woman through poetry, dance, theatre, music and art.
MF

Using Twitter To Push You Music Career

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In her book Cyper PR For Musicians: Tools, Tricks & Tactics For Building Your Social Media House, author Ariel Hyatt presents the amazing story of artist Amanda Palmer who in 2011 managed to raise $11,000 by tweeting that she was alone on a Friday night, when her tweet “I hereby call THE LOSERS OF FRIDAY NIGHT ON THEIR COMPUTERS to ORDER …” generated huge buzz and a host of interaction which lead to her designing a shirt about it on the spot that night, which she then put for sale as was able to sell 400 shirts in two hours at $25.00 each.  Click HERE to read Amanda’s retell of that night here, who knows it just may inspire you.

This amazing scenario brings to life what we as independent songwriters, musicians, composers and artists hear over and over—but maybe never fully appreciated till reading Amanda’s story—there is insurmountable…

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Petition Submitted!

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The petition for a Sex Offender Registry in Saint Lucia was submitted today to Honorable Alvina Reynolds, Minister of Health by our Communications Director, Mr. Norbert Williams.

Source: Petition Submitted!

Change Your Profile Pic in Support of the Registry

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In honour of my mother, who provided the upbringing that has given me the strength to stand up for what is right, I join in calling for sex offenders registry in Saint Lucia. Whatever the format, we must begin somewhere to show our concern for our children and declare unequivocally that we stand against sexual abuse, most particularly against children! Government of Saint Lucia what is your response to the petition by Zandoli International Foundation Caribbean? This is not a political issue, this is about the protection of our women and children. Let’s start to work out how this will work, our children cannot wait. SayNO – UNiTE to End Violence Against Women!

Zandoli International Foundation

**LET EVERYONE KNOW YOU SUPPORT OUR PETITION**

Today we received confirmation from the Health Minister, Hon. Alvina Reynolds that she will receive, on Monday March 7th. 2016, our petition for a Sex Offender Registry.
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Our logo for the “We Want To Know” campaign which we started a year ago has now changed to the one attached here: “We Still Want To Know”
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We would like all in favour of a sex offender registry to show your support by changing your profile picture to this new logo. It will let everyone know you support our cause and very likely give courage to a victim to come out with their story.
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We have spoken about it for years. The time to come together is now!!

Director of Communications – Norbert Williams

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What is the Caribbean Committee Against Sex Crimes

CCASC 5-Point Prospectus

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Get it here: Caribbean LGBTI media monitoring project

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Get it here: Caribbean LGBTI media monitoring project

“Homophobia And Transphobia In Caribbean Media” a baseline study, is now available online. United and Strong Inc and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) conducted the groundbreaking research in collaboration with United Belize Advocacy Movement (UniBAM), PETAL, Groundation Grenada, Guyana Rainbow Foundation (GuyBow) and J-Flag.

Monitoring media in five countries, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, it is the first ever LGBTI-focused media-monitoring project in the English-speaking region. The study, conducted in 2014, is intended to inform advocacy around the full recognition of rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, particularly in the Caribbean. The report has already received very positive feedback during an initial limited release. The study will be officially launched later this month. Download your copy of Homophobia And Transphobia In Caribbean Media. This baseline study is accompanied by a Media training manual. A  copy of which is available here .

https://unitedandstrongstlucia.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/final-baselineaugust102015-2.pdf

https://unitedandstrongstlucia.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/caribbean-media-training-guide.pdf