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Empowerment Change Agents

Empowerment Change Agents add value to persons life. They add knowledge, skills, wisdom and belief in self. Are you willing to try? See how Brave Bethune is inspiring young Jamaican girls      Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com           … Continue reading

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There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease

There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease. Over 40% of Chronic Diseases are preventable. More than 30 persons die prematurely. Doctors cant do it alone and health care costs too much. How can we live balanced for Overcoming … Continue reading

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Causes of Crime

This article gets to some of the root causes of crime. Personal and social empowerment are critical answers. What can we do as mentors and advocates? Read: Beyond (and before) the crime data      Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com         … Continue reading

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Success despite Struggles

Out of suffering comes resilience. If he can do it then many of us can too. But remember, it takes a village to raise a child. Never give up! See article on how this Jamaican raised in poverty has made … Continue reading

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Revolution against our negative past

The destiny of the Jamaican majority is the strength of Jamaica. Without a change of attitude and structure, our origins in oppression will control our destiny. We each need vision and new action for new solutions however simple. The same … Continue reading

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What is told to us by the system is not what we get. How do we discern?

This is one of the best summaries I have read about how the interests of big businesses, corporations, financiers and other special interests in an unbridled capitalist system can compromise  human well-being and democracy. So we ask the question, “what … Continue reading

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Our History In Quilts

We all need to be in touch with our ancestry which is a part of us. Let us celebrate the African-Jamaican arts and artifacts from our history. Let us be playful and express our culture somehow. Write, draw, cook, sew, … Continue reading

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