Caribbean American Heritage Month
Florida A&M University – Office of International Agriculture
Caribbean American Heritage Council of Tallahassee
Institute of Caribbean Studies presents:
Engendering Rural Development 2010: Fostering Sustainable Rural Development in Haiti”
Friday, June 11, 2010, from 9 am – 4 pm
Florida A&M University-Teleconference Center
2010 Pinder Drive, Tallahassee, FL
For more information, contact Faith Clarke firstname.lastname@example.org
About Caribbean American Heritage Month
In 2000, ICS began leading the celebration of June as Caribbean American Heritage Month in Washington DC, building on efforts started by a now defunct Ad-Hoc Group of Washington DC residents to have a Caribbean Heritage Month in Washington DC in 1999. The official Campaign for a National Caribbean American Heritage Month began in 2004, when the Bill was tabled in Congress by Congresswoman Barbara Lee. The Bill was reintroduced and passed the House in June, 2005, and the Senate in February, 2006.
During Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we celebrate the great contributions of Caribbean Americans to the fabric of our Nation, and we pay tribute to the common culture and bonds of friendship that unite the United States and the Caribbean countries.