Author Archives: Shar-Dey

About Shar-Dey

My name is Shar-Dey, I'm 23 years old, born and raised in Toronto. I belong to Lac Seul First Nation, and I am of Jamaican descent. I am the Resource Mobilization Assistant with Caribbean Vulnerable Communities in Jamaica.

Last week in Jamaica

This last week in Jamaica has brought on a lot of mixed feelings. At times this internship seemed so long, and at other times I really don’t know where the time has went. Work has been winding down and I … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Love & Hate

Homophobia in jamaica is real, but so is hypocrisy. Many people participate in same sex acts, but will lie about it and hate the next person who is open about their sexuality out of self hatred and/or fear of judgment. … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Crossing Paths

Living and working somewhere new, brings new experiences and creates lasting memories.I’ve recently crossed paths with a gentleman that is familiar with JASL and JFLAG and has used the services in the past, but prefers not to in fear of … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica | Leave a comment

Changing Here..

Taking part in International Development in Jamaica is a big deal for me, especially with the work pertaining to Human Rights.  I learned that there is over 32 Countries including Canada that have committed to supporting Jamaica, which is amazing. … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lost In Paradise

Lost in paradise Im trying to find me But Palm trees and pretty beaches is all I see See.. Some things are not always what they seem Having a nitemare within myself where most people get lost in their dreams … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica | Leave a comment

Reflection

In reality, I should of blogged two or three more times by now. I tend to over think what I should write about and if it directly relates to the internship and ultimately, I get nothing done. I work with … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica | Leave a comment

A clip of the video I’m working on…

Holding Firm Clip I plan on touching on a lot of topics with this video, but I just came up with the idea today, but here’s a very short preview

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica | Leave a comment

February 10th, 2012 – Training

So I wrote this last month, but with so much going on, I never had a chance to post. Now I’m stuck playing catch-up lol Hey my name is Shar-Dey Phipps-Walker. I am 23 years old, I belong to Lac … Continue reading

Posted in IAYI 2011-2012, Jamaica | Leave a comment