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GET YOUR PASS NOW FOR THIS IS YOUR WORLD TOO! FEBRUARY 27 2016

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Happy 2016 Mentors and Community Leaders! Let's welcome 2016 with growth as    T his Is Your World Too, Youth Leadership Career Symposium (TIYW),  returns to the Gospel CafĂ© on Saturday February 27 th , 2016 ! -Mentors, we welcome your expertise at the  6th Edition BHM , Youth Leadership Career Symposium At the This Is Your World –Youth Leadership Career Symposium , youth and their parents are invited to a unique round table event where youth (ages 11+) of similar career interest will have the opportunity to engage in in-depth discussions with  African Canadian career professionals such as yourself.  Our 2016 focus is a Pandora box of all the careers that are impacted by or through    Arts & E.T. |Media & Technology.  The common denominator and benefits of connecting our youths with black professionals has proven to be a very engaging and empowering experience for our young people. Amongst several other benefits it gives them a sense of knowing that t

FIND OUT WHY GIVING BLOOD CAN SAVE A LIFE

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first posted July 2 2014 Last year  I was involved in a Fundraiser for Gerdine Graham  Foundation , a fundraiser for Leukemia And we will be doing it  again on March 18, 2016. My original post  was regarding letting individuals know about the importance of giving blood. Especially at a time when popular Reggae artist J Capri was in urgent need of  blood.   J Capri Lost her battle and passed away  December 3, 2015,  my prayers are with her  Family AND friends.  Awareness regarding the importance of donating blood has not been covered well within the Caribbean, and other ethnically diverse Communities.     As your advocate,   I felt it necessary to bring you up to speed on the facts about donating blood. DID YOU KNOW  that there are over 80 diseases that require Blood and stem cells? The goal is to reach  out to our  community  and get you all  involved in a vital process that is needed to help  individuals who require Blood.  I want you to  spread the word about

A Night of Community Love Gerdine Graham Fundraiser Lets Welcome the 2nd Annual Event March 18 2016

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  MARCIA BROWN MC HOST http://www.marciabrownproductions.com/index.php/home Hello all, I am pleased to announce  the 2nd Annual Gerdine Graham Foundation Fundraiser Delroy Graham  &   Marcia A.Tulloch  from Delroy Graham RV presents The Gerdine Graham Foundation's 2nd Annual  Fundraiser. Join us  for a night of fun, food, music, raffles and much more as we raise funds towards an Intensive Pediatric /Oncology  Unit  at  the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon, Jamaica. $5 from the sale of each ticket benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.   We will artist such as Errol Blackwood,   Steele, Sample King,   Jade Faith Douglas, Alicia Cinnamon, Michael Reid & Klyde Broox spoken word artist.  We will have Dj & Jamming to High Energy Band.   For more information call 647-971-6656. When Friday, 18 March 2016 at 8:00 PM - Saturday, 19 March 2016 at 2:00 AM (EDT) - Add to Calendar Where The Jamaican Canadian Association - 99

HEALTH VS FITNESS IS IT THE SAME THING? GET THE FACTS

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Hello, all it's your Your Health and Social  Advocate here,  I would like to have a candid discussion  about fitness vs Health. I  appreciate all of  my readers and I wanted to say thank you  for reading my blog.   Health literacy has been defined as: “The ability to access, understand, evaluate and communicate information as a way to promote, maintain and improve health in a variety of settings across the life-course” (Rootman & Gordon-El-Bihbety, 2008, p. 11). Lower health literacy leads to the ineffective use of services, poorer health due to lack of understanding of health problems and treatment, and increased frequency of hospitalization  As your health care advocate, it is important for me to take the lead in providing health information,    Family Health and Literacy is emerging as a growing concern throughout the world, but of course with my 15 years of Nursing experience, this is becoming more evident than ever. For many, accessing and und