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Category: social action
Our Hopes and Dreams
Based on the current status of the salary negotiations with the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the Government of Jamaica, it is uncertain as to the colour of Christmas for the island’s teachers.
This Wednesday and Thursday at Di Institute for Social Leadership. 1-6:30pm. Lets start a reasoning about the recent apologies by the Prime Minister to the Rasatafari community and to the residents of Tivoli Gardens
Feeding ourselves finding ourselves and restoring dignity to ourselves as human beings
Young Jamaicans might not be learning much about the importance of self-reliance This is preparing them for a cycle of poverty.
Zanj Radio DJs host dj lyme at di ISL
Zanj Radio hosts a DJ Lyme at di ISL
Who is protecting children from this increased vulnerability?
“Let the Law take its course” Rupert Clarke was caught by the police, so we have a case against him. The police told us that they saw Rupert Clarke in his parked motor car in a compromising position with a 15 year old girl. In Jamaica it is illegal to have sexual intercourse with a … Continue reading Who is protecting children from this increased vulnerability?
Thoughts on Choice and dignity
How do you give someone dignity? Dignity is acknowledging your humanity. You are a human being with the capacity and capability. You possess the ability to experience life fully. Maybe we can create an environment which encourages people to feel that there is trust in their capacity. Maybe if we created using our own ideas … Continue reading Thoughts on Choice and dignity
Th common factor is people. How we are. How we relate to each other. Some months have gone since i have posted. Many lessons have accumulated though and when i spread them out on the table i see that the common factor is people. If the problem is economic, you will find that it is … Continue reading People
How can we fix the volunteer problem at the ISL?
We have problem at the ISL . We cannot get any volunteers from the Alman Town community which is closest to the ISL and where most of the young people and adults who use the ISL live. We are also not getting volunteers from outside the community to work with us at the ISL. Sometimes … Continue reading How can we fix the volunteer problem at the ISL?
Who does social work? Developing a diversity participation policy for working in black communities
Policy guideline 1. Race When we started the ISL we didn’t know that we would be getting requests from “white people” to volunteer. We didn’t know but somehow we should have anticipated this. Over the last year and past weeks I have had to think seriously about people wanting to volunteer with the ISL. The … Continue reading Who does social work? Developing a diversity participation policy for working in black communities