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Global Peace Council Member
September 23, 2015
Guadalupe, Costa Rica—UPF celebrated the International Day of Peace with events in four countries in Central America and the Caribbean: Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica.
May 19, 2013
Kingston, Jamaica - UPF-Jamaica hosted a program at the UPF Lecture Hall in Kingston on May 19 in keeping with the United Nations Declaration of May 15 as the International Day of Families. The theme was "Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity."
August 16, 2012
Portland Parish, Jamaica - Youth from six nations assembled on Aug. 3, 2012 for a 13-day Religious Youth Service project on Jamaica's northeast coast, where they cleaned classrooms, repaired a fence and did landscaping at an elementary school.
May 13, 2012
Kingston, Jamaica - On Mothers’ Day, May 13, UPF-Jamaica hosted a program at the UPF Lecture Hall in keeping with the United Nations Declaration of May 15 as the International Day of Families. The theme was "Balancing Spirituality and Practical Affairs in the Family."
April 9, 2012
Portland Parish, Jamaica - Religious Youth Service-Jamaica is inviting applicants for a service-learning experience from August 3 to 16 to help make improvements at three schools on Jamaica's northeast coast and experience the vibrant culture of this Caribbean island nation celebrating its 50th anniversary of independence under the motto "Out of Many, One People."
July 8, 2011
UPF-Richmond, Virginia, USA - Four Ambassadors for Peace from Richmond and Washington, D.C. flew to Kingston, Jamaica for a UPF conference with more than 80 Ambassadors for Peace, family, friends, and new contacts at the Stella Maris Catholic Church Hall in Kingston.
November 22, 2010
Kingston & Portland, Jamaica - Members of the Jamaican Religious Youth Service club joined youth from the US Nov. 1-22, 2010, in Kingston and Portland to give schools a facelift, take part in a campaign to prevent dengue, visit places of worship and participate in interfaith dialogue.
March 8, 2010
Portland and Kingston, Jamaica - Eleven young people from the US traveled to Jamaica for a Religious Youth Service project Feb. 22-March 7, 2010, that included building fence in Portland, painting fences and walls in Kingston, making home visits, participating in a forum and making trips to historic sites.
August 14, 2009
Jamaica - Two summer camps for children in depressed areas of Jamaica featured life skills training, sports, and character education. The first camp was at the Half Way Tree Primary School and the second at the Braeton Primary and Junior High School.
May 15, 2009
Kingston, Jamaica - To celebrate the International Day of Families, UPF-Jamaica partnered with the leaders of a character development center founded by the inspiration of a former Governor General of Jamaica. The 60 participants included people from various religions and NGOs.
September 21, 2008
Kingston, Jamaica - A UNICEF-trained lecturer spoke about conflict resolution.
July 30, 2008
On my last full day in Jamaica, I was chatting with a lady on the bus. She asked how we were enjoying our stay and was curious to know if we’d gotten to Negril and Montego Bay to enjoy the beaches. When I explained that we really were in Jamaica to teach character education, she said, “Welcome, welcome, welcome to Jamaica!”