2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night to Take Place on SATURDAY September 15th 2012 in the Bronx

Garifuna American Felix Gamboa and his Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York at The 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in the Bronx. — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Bronx, New York — The Board of Directors of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc has announced that their annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night (A Central American Masterpiece) will take place on SATURDAY September 15th 2012 at 7pm at the Lovinger Theatre (Lehman College), 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West (between Goulden and Paul Avenues), Bronx, New York 10468

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Garifuna Youth Leadership Development Program Launched In The Bronx

Garifuna Teenage Participants In the Garifuna Heritage Essay Contest at The Bronx Proclamation of 2012 Garifuna American Heritage Month.

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

Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition has announced that they have launched a Garifuna Youth Leadership Development Program.

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With Financial Forums and Workshops, Garifuna Coalition Aim To Help Garifuna American Entrepreneurs and Business People Make More Money

 

Attendees of The Garifuna Coalition Financial Literacy Forum -- Photo courtesy of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization based in the Bronx, has announced that in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs’ One NYC One Nation, it recently organized a Know Your Rights and Responsibilities Financial Empowerment Forum.

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(VIDEO) Garifuna Americans SULMA ARZU-BROWN and JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA interviewed about Garifuna People on Bronxnet DIALOGO ABIERTO (“Open Dialogue” in Spanish) Show

Dialogo Abierto ("Open Dialogue" in Spanish) -- Show on Bronxnet Network

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna Coalition Board Members SULMA ARZU-BROWN and JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA were recently interviewed about various aspects of the Garifuna Community of New York City on the Bronxnet Network show, “Dialogo Abierto” (“Open Dialogue” in Spanish).

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Garifuna American JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA Receives Award from St Vincent and The Grenadines Nationals Association of Washington DC

Garifuna Americans Jose Francisco Avila with his wife Maria Avila at St Vincent Fundraiser in May 2011 - Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved. Copyright by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved. Washington D.C. — Garifuna American Jose Francisco Avila, Chairman of The Board of Directors of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc, was honored by St. Vincent and The Grenadines Nationals Association of Washington DC during their annual Dinner/Dance commemorating the thirty-second anniversary of The Independence of St. Vincent and The Grenadines. Continue reading

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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(VIDEO) Garifuna Americans JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA and SULMA ARZU-BROWN Interviewed About REV. RUBEN DIAZ SR’s March For The Dignity Of Immigrants

March for The Dignity of Immigrants In the Bronx -- SUNDAY October 2nd 2011

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

Bronx, New York — Below you can see a three and a half minute video on the recent March For The Dignity of Immigrants, called by New York State Senator, Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr.

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Garifuna American SULMA ARZU-BROWN appointed New Director of Garifuna Coalition USA Inc on July 11th 2011

 

New Managing Director of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc, SULMA ARZU-BROWN - Photo Courtesy of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc has announced that SULMA ARZU-BROWN was appointed new Managing Director of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc after an exhaustive, months long search which began in late 2011.  She started on MONDAY, July 11th 2011 and takes over from Jose Francisco Avila, the chairman of the Board of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc who had also been serving as interim Executive Director.

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New York City Councilman Hon. JOEL RIVERA Recognizes Achievements of Garifuna Americans on SATURDAY January 22nd 2011 in Bronx

Bronx Councilman and New York City Majority Leader Hon. JOEL RIVERA

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna Americans were treated to their first surprise in 2011 when they were awarded citations from New York City Councilman (and Majority Leader) Honorable JOEL RIVERA (who represents District 19 in The Bronx) on Saturday, January 22nd 2011.

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FREE Workshop In The Bronx On Saturday, June 12th 2010 To Examine Proposed Legislation That Makes US Citizenship Easier For Undocumented Immigrant Children

DREAM Act 2010

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Do you know any children under the age of eighteen who are undocumented and

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