Author Archives: Coly

About Coly

Passionate about equity, human rights and social justice. Learning (and unlearning) at J-FLAG 🌈, adventures taking place in Kingston 🇯🇲.

Advocacy in all shapes and sizes

In April, I had the opportunity to sit in on a training on Advocating for Improved and Non-Discriminatory Services for LGBT People. One of the facilitators spoke of the different levels and stages of advocacy, these being from: 1 Inform … Continue reading

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“Activism is a process”

So much has happened since my last blog post! I’ve been drafting this post for a while, because I’ve been pretty busy helping out with several projects and events. Firstly, an election update: The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won, winning … Continue reading

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“Out of Many, One People”

Jamaica’s motto “Out of Many, One People”, which can be seen on its currency, billboards and signage around the airport and Kingston, referenced in its literature, talked about at Reggae Wednesday, etc., speaks to the multi-racial roots and diverse origins of the … Continue reading

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