National Caribbean American Legislative Week June 3-7th Washington, DC

You are invited to National Caribbean American Legislative Week JUNE 3-7th Washington DC

National Caribbean American Legislative Week June 3-7th Washington, DC

The week offers a multi-stakeholder environment designed for decision makers from across the ecosystem in the US and the Caribbean to connect with their peers in order to enhance US/Caribbean relations for mutual benefit.

The Caribbean American Legislative week platform is designed to drive a paradigm shift in the US/Caribbean relations by offering attendees unparalleled access to influencers and leaders in the US and Caribbean community.

We have a strong track record for attracting an audience of influential public officials, policy makers, innovators, and business luminaries as we have built the ICS brand on the key values of integrity, commitment, and service.

Our vision in gathering this community and building this ecosystem is:

  • Transforming the civic engagement of the Caribbean diaspora
  • Strengthening engagement with US leaders and policymakers and their peers from the Caribbean region
  • Promotion of opportunities that link influencers and entrepreneurs with opportunities across US/Caribbean borders and boundaries
  • Driving thought leadership on innovations needed to create a SMART Caribbean by 2030

Join our community of political leaders, policy makers, influencers, and business and help drive our successful achievement of a SMART CARIBBEAN by 2030.

About National Caribbean American Heritage Month (NCAHM):

In June 2005, the House of Representatives unanimously adopted H. Con. Res. 71, sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, recognizing the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the United States.  The Proclamation was issued by President George Bush on June 6, 2006. Since the declaration, the White House has issued an annual proclamation recognizing June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month. This year marks the tenth anniversary of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month.  The campaign to designate June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month was spearheaded by Dr. Claire Nelson, Founder, and President of the Institute of Caribbean Studies.

About the ICS:

The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), founded in 1993, is the architect and campaign chair for the commemoration of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month, established by President George Bush in 2006. ICS is a non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization founded by Dr. Claire A. Nelson, White House Champion of Change. The premiere Caribbean-American Think/Do Tank, ICS seeks to address development challenges facing Caribbean peoples and to adopt a thorough, systematic and coordinated long-term perspective towards their resolution. To learn more about Caribbean American Heritage Month and the Institute of Caribbean Studies visit:

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