GET A PROCLAMATION
Ask your state senator(s), delegate(s), city mayor, county executives, council members, etc. to support your request to organize events in City Hall or County Councils to celebrate the designation of June as "Caribbean-American Heritage Month". Ask your elected officials to request taxpayer supported organizations or institutions, such as the public library systems, public television and public radio stations, recreation departments etc., to commemorate June as "Caribbean-American Heritage Month".
It will be highly advantageous to the success of your actions if you stress the idea of June as "Caribbean American Heritage Month" as an extremely important part of celebrating America's history and your community's diversity. Diplomacy, persistence and patience will be needed in order to achieve success.
When telling anyone about this recognition and asking them to join you to celebrate June as "Caribbean-American Heritage Month", give them a copy of the Bill posted on our website. This will provide the foundation upon which they can act.
Contact each and every Caribbean community organization, club, group, carnival committee, church in your city and ask them to celebrate "Caribbean American Heritage Month" with displays and events as well as to join in organizing collaborative activities. Ask them all to let their membership know June is designated as "Caribbean-American Heritage Month". Grassroots connections are one of the best ways of ?getting the word out'.
Become a Sponsor
The Institute of Caribbean Studies invites corporations large and small, and service organizations to join in its mission to empower current and future generations of Caribbean Americans. We also encourage individual Caribbean immigrant entrepreneurs to become an ICS partner as well. Partners like you have firsthand knowledge of the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve the American Dream. We would deeply appreciate your involvement in our institution, and welcome your participation and membership.
Why Partner with ICS? Corporate America has long understood the significance, in terms of both economic and societal impact, of immigrant communities in America. Since its founding in 1993, ICS has worked tirelessly to promote and institute initiatives that give visibility and voice to the Caribbean American community.
Organizations and corporations such as Amgen, Goodworks International, Jamaica Nationals Building Society, GM, National Medical Association and National Education Association believe that partnering with ICS - the most influential Caribbean American advocacy organization in the U.S. - expands their engagement with the Caribbean American community and gives them a direct way to support vital programs that serve the community.
We invite you to contact us to see how your organization or company can become an active partner with ICS... a partner in ensuring the commemoration of Caribbean American contributions to America and in achieving the American Dream.