Loop News interviewed me this week about my work for brands, non-profits, digital transformation in Jamaica and my social media strategy workshop at CARIMAC/UWI on June 21-22.
The Gleaner today published the final two articles I wrote as part of my work for the World Bank NextGENDERation violence prevention project: successful but underresourced work the Jamaica Constabulary Force is doing to tackle domestic and gender-based violence; and a youth advocate speaking about the merits of using peer counselling to reach those most susceptible to violence.
If we have a culture of violence than stands to reason we need to build a counter-culture. This has been the approach, THE SUCCESSFUL APPROACH, taken by the Peace Management Initiative (PMI) in bringing together residents in communities afflicted by violence like August Town, even going as far as to sign peace treaties – as suggested by the gang members themselves! Continue reading