A seven-year-old female student was barred from attending a primary school in Jamaica, allegedly because she wore dreadlocks.
The University of the West Indies has launched a campaign aimed at assisting students affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, adding it will use August as “Global Giving” month at the Caribbean tertiary institution.
North Miami, FL – Warren Henry Auto Group is pleased to announce the new Warren Henry Technician program in partnership with Miami Dade Public Schools. The automotive industry is experiencing a technician shortage and Warren Henry Auto wants to be part of the solution. The industry keeps growing, therefore this technician program is going to allow us to grow our own technicians. With this initiative, we are hoping to reduce the current shortage of technicians in South Florida and use this platform as a recruiting tool.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced the selection of the Morehouse School of Medicine as the awardee for a new $40 million initiative to fight COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minority, rural and socially vulnerable communities. The Morehouse School of Medicine will enter into a cooperative agreement with OMH to lead the initiative to coordinate a strategic network of national, state, territorial, tribal and local organizations to deliver COVID-19-related information to communities hardest hit by the pandemic.
Hundreds of Caribbean nationals studying in the United States were last month spared removal from the country when the administration of President Donald Trump - buckling under mounting criticism - abruptly reversed an earlier decision requiring international students to personally attend classes during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Jamaican American Kai-Zoe Flowers was named eighth grade class salutatorian last month at Our Savior Lutheran Church & School in Plantation, Florida. Flowers has chosen to attend Archbishop McCarthy High School located in Southwest Ranches, Florida. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Our Savior innovated with a drive-thru graduation ceremony.
Caribbean nationals, like other students in the United States, have been bombarded with mixed messages about returning to school during the time of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) is hosting its annual Back to School Drive, benefitting hundreds of special needs kids in its care. With a goal of collecting more than 800 filled backpacks by August 6, CDTC is calling on the community to donate to the cause and volunteer.
The COMTO Fort Lauderdale Scholarship Program was designed to encourage minority High School students to consider a career in transportation and to support minority post-secondary education students majoring in a transportation related field. The scholarships being offered are a one-time award for students enrolled in school in 2020-2021 for: