Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to Take Place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013 in the Bronx

 

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — The Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting will take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013 at 10am in the Bronx at 10am.  

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February Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting To Take Place on SATURDAY February 23rd 2013 in the Bronx

Photo of some of the attendees of The January 2013 Garifuna Coalition Roundtable Meeting.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Photo of some of the attendees of The January 2013 Garifuna Coalition Roundtable Meeting. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York:  The Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting will take place on SATURDAY February 23rd 2013 at 10am in the Bronx.

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Bronx Based Garifuna Organization, GARIFUNA COALITION Expands Individual Donor Program

 

Members of the 2012 Lirahüñü Chatoyer Garifuna Youth Development Program pose with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at the Bronx Proclamation of 2012 Garifuna American Heritage Month.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Members of the 2012 Lirahüñü Chatoyer Garifuna Youth Development Program and members of The Garifuna Coalition pose with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at the Bronx Proclamation of 2012 Garifuna American Heritage Month. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York:  Bronx based non-profit Garifuna Organization, The GARIFUNA COALITION USA INC has recently announced the expansion of their individual donor program as part of their recent fundraising drive.

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GARIFUNA IN PERIL United States Film Premiere Attracts Appreciative Moviegoing Audience

Los Angeles Garifuna Language Teacher RICARDO (portrayed by Ruben Reyes) Standing before his Garifuna Class in the new independent film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL. — Photo courtesy of Aban Productions

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New York, New York — In a promising sign, an appreciative New York City moviegoing audience attended the USA Premiere of the new independent film, Garifuna In Peril on SUNDAY December 3rd 2012 and embraced its real yet-fictional story of “the fight for the preservation of a culture (by those who are indigenous to it) that’s practically on the brink of extinction”, as popular black film blog SHADOW and ACT (on the Indiewire movie website) put it.  Judging by a casual poll of post-screening internet reaction to the film, the answer to my previous question of whether moviegoing audiences are ready to see a movie like GARIFUNA IN PERIL is something the filmmakers behind this film would love to hear.

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Garifunas March in 2012 Bronx Week Parade on SUNDAY May 20th 2012

Garifuna Coalition at the 2012 Bronx Week Parade - Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Representatives of various Garifuna organizations joined Marching Bands, Community Groups, Other Ethnic Groups, Schools, Sports Teams and Civic Groups to march along Mosholu Parkway in the 2012 Bronx Week Parade.

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Garifuna American Activist MIRTHA COLON Honored by Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON at Gala on THURSDAY May 17th 2012 in Bronx

Garifuna American MIRTHA COLON (Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. -- All Rights Reserved).

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Bronx, New York — Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson honored Garifuna American Mirtha Colon for her sustained service to the Afro-Descendant Community during the Night of Elegance Fundraising Gala on Thursday May 17th 2012.  She was presented with The 2012 Outstanding Career Serving Humanity Award.

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Garifuna Coalition Announces Support for New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo’s New York Vision for a Progressive Future

2012 State of The State Address by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Garifuna Advocacy Organization has announced their support for New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s ideas for the economic development for New York Residents as laid out in his 2012 State of The State Speech.  Particularly as it relates to the New York Immigrant Community.

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Garifuna Coalition Launches Bronx Immigrant Entrepreneurship Initiative

Photo from the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala in November.

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Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Recently, the Garifuna Coalition, a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) Garifuna Advocacy Organization announced the launch of the Bronx Immigrant Entrepreneurship Initiative Program.  It’s an attempt to not only help immigrant entrepreneurs scale the many unique obstacles they face in their efforts to start and grow businesses in the Bronx but overall to also support Bronx immigrant communities and empower them to grow and create jobs.

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(PHOTOS) 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night – SATURDAY March 26th 2011

Garifuna Coalition Board Members at 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Culturarl Night

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Bronx, New York — Below is a link to the Facebook Photo Album of the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Heritage Awards and Cultural Night.

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Garifuna Coalition USA Inc Board Members SULMA ARZU-BROWN and JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA To Be Interviewed on Cable Channel Bronxnet’s “OPEN” TV Show on WEDNESDAY October 26th 2011

Garifuna Coalition USA Inc Board Members (from Left to Right) Sara Nunez-Logan, Isidra Sabio, Sulma Arzu-Brown and Jose Francisco Avila at The Bronx March for The Dignity of Immigrants

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Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — he Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt   organization headquartered in New York City  has today announced that Chairman of the Board José Francisco Avila and Managing Director Sulma Arzu-Brown  will appear on the BRONXNET television’s LIVE show called “OPEN,” which airs on channel 67 at 10 am.

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