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2018 Salute to Hollywood & Excellence  

Celebrating June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month, four Caribbean Americans will be honored for their accomplishments in business and media at the 2018 Salute to Hollywood & Excellence gala, set for June 16 at the Hilton Universal City in Los Angeles. Selected by theCaribbean Heritage Organization (CHO) and the Institute of Caribbean Studies, DC (ICS-DC), the 2018 honorees are be celebrated for their pioneering professional accomplishments and their dedication to the progress of the Diaspora.

“Each year for the Caribbean Heritage Salute to Hollywood and Excellence, the selection committee combs through rumors and minutiae to identify those among the Caribbean family, in what some term America’s most powerful industry, outside of politics – entertainment, business, and media.   This year they got it right yet again,” says Dr. Claire Nelson, the architect of Caribbean-American Heritage Month and founder of the Institute of Caribbean Studies.

“The 2018 honorees are exemplars of the power of America’s immigrant journey and truly represent our pride in our contributions to American culture and society” added Marva Griffiths Herman, Founder & Executive Director for Caribbean Heritage Organization.

EVENTS 2018 

This is a calendar of events in the DC Metro Area unless otherwise specified:

JUNE 2       A Taste of the Caribbean 

JUNE 3      Special Commemorative Church Service @ Holy Comforter Episcopal

JUNE 8       World Oceans Day. Become a Caribbean SEA FAN and Celebrate World Oceans Day!

JUNE 8-11  18th Annual DC Caribbean Film Festival

JUNE 10     DC Jerk Festival 

JUNE 18     Census 2020 Webinar - registration required

JUNE  19     To be Determined

JUNE 20      Forum on SMART ISLANDS/ SMART NATION at InterAmerican Development Bank

JUNE 21     Caribbean American Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill

JUNE 22     Ignite Caribbean: 30 Under 30 Emerging Leaders Awards  & Forum 

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National Caribbean American Heritage Foundation
dba/Caribbean American Heritage Month 

1629 K Street NW
Suite 300
Washington DC 20006
Phone: 202.638.0460 or 202.638.0460