Category Archives: Associations

The Queens Book Fair and Literary Festival – Queens NY. – June 24. 2018

Download: Dr. Dhanpaul Narine -The Queens Book Fair and Literary Festival

Download Flyer: Queen’s Book Fair Advertisement (See below)

Guyana Family Fun Day – Seattle WA. -August 12. 2018

Download: Guyana Family Fun Day – Seattle WA. -August 12. 2018

Guyana Heritage Foundation ~ Seattle is on Facebook.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Guyana-Heritage-Foundation-Seattle/232244840135927

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives – Buxton/Friendship Museum opens August 4. 2018

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives Inc.

(Supporting the Buxton/Friendship Museum, Archives & Cultural Center)

P.O. Box 352, Lanham, Maryland USA 20768-0352

Email – friendsofvmainc.gmail.com

A 501(c)(3) Organization – Tax ID# 82-1835070

Dear Family,Friends & Supporters,

Last December 2017, we informed you of our intention to open the Buxton/Friendship, Museum, Archives & Culture Center in August 2018.

We now have good news and hereby inform you that the opening is set for Saturday AUGUST 4Th 2018, in Guyana.

We ask your assistance to make this Vision a reality by responding to the attached letter and become one of our Sponsors, by making a contribution and be part of this new history of Buxton/ Friendship.

Please feel free to share with family and friends.

              Together we can make a difference and make all things possible.

             “Thanks to all who have made contributions.”

 

Keith Easton  – President & Founder –  (240)-601-3892 

Download:  Sponsor letter for Buxton Museum – 2018

On being black in the white-dominated aid industry – By Rosebell Kagumire

Written by Rosebell Kagumire

June 14. 2018 – Global Voices Commentary

I am a firm believer in making journeys, taking steps far out of my comfort zone for the sake of learning and seeking new experiences. That rule applies to both physical and intellectual spaces. So, when an opportunity for a short-term assignment with a major international non-governmental organization (INGO) came up, I packed my bags and headed to Europe.

This wasn’t much about the big money we are made to believe awaits you there, though the pay was decent. The thing no one prepares you for, and which is rarely talked about in-depth is what it means to be an African in an institution operated by a white majority.

READ MORE: https://globalvoices.org/2018/06/14/on-being-black-in-the-white-dominated-aid-industry/

Guyana Cultural Association of New York (GCA)- Awards 2018 – Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
2018  Guyana Cultural Association of New York Awards 
GCA LOGO 2018-FINAL.jpg
2018 Theme
Ma’iupe  = “Working Together.”
The Spirit of 
Solidarity 
within Guyana’s  
Festival Arts 
Guyana Cultural Association of New York  (GCA) hosts its annual Awards Ceremony on August 29, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY.  A three-year Festival program has been  launched under the theme: Ma’iupe = Working Together. The Spirit of Solidarity within Guyana’s Festival Arts. It is the starting point of portraying  our various celebratory  features while living under one national identity. We continue our established and  unwavering acknowledgment and commendation of Guyanese who have contributed to our heritage.
 

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Linden Fund USA – Report on Annual Teachers’ Workshop 2018 held May 22-24. 2018

Linden Fund USA – Annual Teachers’ Workshop 2018 – Report
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​​Dear members and supporters,
Please see the attached write up about the LFU’s annual Teachers’ Workshop that took place on May 22 – 24, 2018 in Linden. 
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​​​​Regards, 

ABRSM: Celebrating 100 years – Musicians on Stage – Guyana National Cultural Centre – June 24. 2018

Guyanese Nurses Association. USA – Education & Mentoring Program- NY – July 28.2018

Download: Guyanese Nurses Assoc. USA – Education  & Mentoring Program

GUYDA Father’s Day Brunch – Brooklyn NY – Sunday June 17. 2018

Guyanese urged to build image in Barbados at Guyana’s 52nd independence anniversary

Report from George Alleyne – Caribbean Life News. NY

Guyanese urged to build image in Barbados

Guyana Consul General Cita Pilgrim

It is possible to enhance the image of your country by contributing to the development of another, was the message delivered to Guyanese in Barbados as they observed their country’s 52nd independence anniversary.

Dozens of Guyanese resident in the island came together Sunday in the Cathedral of St. Michael and All Angels in Bridgetown and heard a rallying call for them to answer to their home country’s needs while upholding its image abroad.

Guyana’s independence day is May 26.   Continue reading

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