Promoting Family Health & Wellbeing
The programme included talks on the ‘Psychological impact of cancers on the individual and the family’ given by Eleanor Hitchman, End of Life Care-Psychologist at Newham PCT. Nazma Sheikh from Newham PCT lifesavers project gave a talk titled ‘On the sunny side of the street’. And Head chef Barrington Palmer of Palmer’s catering ltd gave a presentation on the preparation and cooking of healthy Caribbean meals for lifestyle changes with food samples to taste.
Personal tributes and testimonies were given by family, friends and work colleagues of Betty Carter and Valerie Forde. The event was chaired by Marie Gabriel, massages were provided by Caryl Xavier and stalls on health promotion were displayed by CYANA and The Association of Prostate Awareness.
Remembering the Caribbean Community Contributions
The theme for the lecture came from an evaluation request suggesting that the committee explore the African Caribbean community contributions in the UK. We agreed with the idea and the lecture was titled ‘Remembering the Caribbean Community’s Contributions -...
Black Women in society (A Snap Shot of Black Women in Newham)
The 2014 annual lecture was held at the Newham African Caribbean Centre on Mothering Sunday 30th March 2014. Titled ‘Black Women in Society (A snapshot of Black Women in Newham)’. Libation was performed by Anum Abeng and our special guest speakers were Marva Rollins,...
Caribbean Contribution to the Panama Canal
This was an exciting lecture given by Community activist Vasco Stevenson on a subject dear to his heart and with far reaching consequences into the Caribbean community. ‘The Lecture attracted many from the Caribbean community’ and also Matthew Parker, Author of the...