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CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY IN PHILADELPHIA

Our Social Mission: "Positively reframe the narrative about and for the Caribbean People."

Our Vison: "Creating Community with innovative programming and providing real life solutions."

Our Core Values: Five (5) 

Committed to Cultural Identity, Responsible Representation, Integrity in Action, Positive Cultural Affirmations, Defending Cultural Content. 

 

About

Caribbean Community in Philadelphia is dedicated to building a well represented image of Caribbean Diaspora People.  We help to reframe our multi-cultural and multi-linguistic identity narrative through culture, education, truama and grief support, natural disaster, entreprenuership, sports, employment, housing.  We cultivate and present the Caribbean Islands, as more than a tourist destination. 

We engage, promote and connect people on issues that matters to the Caribbean, Philadelphia and the US.

CCP exist as a diverse, emerging arts organization, with an 8-part, multi-layered programming.  We are dedicated to providing a safe space to interface and explore our rich Caribbean Cultural Identity and Heritage.

 

PROGRAMS

Emerging Caribbean Identity:

We serve our community with an 8-part programming.

Arts & Culture, Education, Health, Sports, Business, Seniors, Immigration, Climate Change & Natural Disaster.

 

CARIBBEAN HERITAGE DAY

 Celebrating Caribbean Heritage in June during Caribbean American Heritage Month.

CARIBBEAN EDUTOPIA QUIZ COMPETITION

Celebrating and engaging 1st and 2nd Caribbean Children and Youths on Caribbean History during Black History Month.

CARIBBEAN CANCER STRONG

Caribbean Cancer Support Group providing hope and healing through non-medical care, case management, and grief support.

CARIBBEAN FILM SCREENING & BLACK HEALING MATTERS

1. Promoting Caribbean Films (5 years of Caribbean Films in various places around Philly)

2. Healing 4 Black Advocates supports Philly For R.E.A.L. Justice. Creating a safe sacred space for self-care, self-healing in the Black Community.

Retooling, Rest and Rejunevation for frontline, sideline and backline soldiers in the real struggle for Black Lives Matter.

3. CCP has been a strong supporter for BLM and Caribbean St. Lucian born, Bothem Shem Jean with a candlelight vigil.  We continue to provide support for know your rights (immigrants, stopped by the police).

4. Grief and Truama Support Services for immigrants and International students a

CARIBBEAN CONVERSATIONS & CARIBBEAN CHILDREN'S STORYTIME

Promoting Caribbean Digital On-line Literacy with our partnering organization, Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas.
Engaging, educating and empowering Children and Caregivers with storytime at home and at the libraries with our culture.

ENTREPRENUERS BUSINESS ENCAMPMENT

Empowering, Equipping and Training Immigrant Social Innovators, Self Starters and Small Businesses Owners on how to operate, support and collaborate with each other.  
Tapping into city resources, micro loans and big business enterprise, accessing capital.

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Joshua Teshome of Jamaica.
2019 Winner of 5th Annual Caribbean Edutopia Quiz Competition.  Age 12-15 years old.

 

CONTACT:
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY IN PHILADELPHIA

215-626-4343

 

Caribbean Edutopia Quiz Competetition

April 4, 2018

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GET INVOLVED

Make Your Mark

MAKE A DONATION

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

PARTNER WITH US

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Caribbean Community in Philadelphia an even better Nonprofit, Grassroots Organization, than it already is.
We want to provide you with the connect you to your sub-island community. We want to connect you to local resources, and provide you opportunities to empower you.
Don't hesitate to reach us, as so many people have done during inquiry, connection, and volunteered services.

VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

At Caribbean Community in Philadelphia, we believe in the power of volunteerism.  Selflessly giving of your time and resources, help to enhance your personal life and connection to the cause of CCP by empowering your professional life goals.

 
 

OUR STORY

Cultural | Civic | Community Engagement

Caribbean Community in Philadelphia emerged out of our online social media platform.  We purposely inspire and support our Caribbean Community members, by bridging the gap of cultural understanding, continuos education, advocacy for our immigrant and human rights, engagment in civic rights and responsibilties and empowering of our community.
CCP was established in 2013 with a 4-part programming initiatives. 
By December, 2019, we grew to an 8-part programming initiatives: Health, Education, Sports, Arts & Culture, Seniors, Immigration, Business, Climate Change & Natural Diasaster Support.
We're driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of connected organizational grassroot support.

 
Upcoming Events
Caribbean Business Appreciation
Thu, Mar 26
Paris Bistro & Jazz Cafe
Mar 26, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Paris Bistro & Jazz Cafe, 8235 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA
Dine in or mix and mingle at the bar with great Caribbean French Fusion A La Carte. Enjoy the sounds of Caribbean Latino, De Tierra Caliente. Congratulate the four (4) honorees in Caribbean Business. In honor of immigrant Business Week in the City of Philadelphia.
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6th Annual Caribbean Edutopia Quiz Competition
Fri, Feb 28
Barbados Social Club Of Philadelphia Inc
Feb 28, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Barbados Social Club Of Philadelphia Inc, 3910 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Our annual Black History Month event that engages students 7-11 & 12-15 years old on Caribbean History and significant contributions made by Caribbean Americans. We honor Caribbean teachers and engage the audience in an impromptu quiz.
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"Entreprenuer's Business & Arts encampment II"
Sat, Jan 18
Caribbean Community in Philadelphia
Jan 18, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Caribbean Community in Philadelphia, 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Immigration Clinic
Tue, Sep 10
Philly's Caribbean Cuisine
Sep 10, 2019, 7:10 PM – 8:30 PM
Philly's Caribbean Cuisine, 5555 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19120, USA
Caribbean Immigration Clinic will be coming soon in the neighborhood!
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Health and Wellness Clinic
Sat, Apr 27
The Sable Collective
Apr 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Sable Collective, 3133 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA
Naturopathic Suppliments and Foods for Emotional Wellbeing. Chair Yoga as a coping skill for Emotional Truamatic Grief and Life's Stressors
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2020 Census Day of Action
Mon, Apr 01
National Constitution Center
Apr 01, 2019, 9:20 AM – 12:20 PM
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Caribbean Community in Philadelphia is a partner with Keystone counts. Join Us for a Day of Action across Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia on April 1st, 2019.
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CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY IN PHILADELPHIA

Caribbean People on the Rise

Caribbean Community in Philadelphia is a non-profit organization, fiscally sponsored project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, a charitable 501 (c) (3) organization.  We are an art and cultural collective, using education empowerment and advocacy.  We engage culture and provide a platform for Globalized conversations.

 

215-626-4343

©2018 Caribbean Community in Philadelphia is a project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, a charitable 501(c)(3) trust supporting diverse cultural practices in the Philadelphia region.

1315 Walnut St. Suite 320

Philadelphia, PA 19107