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1107, 2022

Reflecting on change

By |July 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Message from Ms. Tamara Cummings-John The past two years have been quite a whirlwind for UNPAD as an organization. We've had numerous wonderful opportunities to make meaningful changes and share our expertise but also some unexpected changes  which has left us all somewhat unsettled. As our Founder, Ms. Lanla Kamara steps down as President, taking the reins as Interim President until we hold elections with our members is bittersweet for [...]

2001, 2022

Is Your Company Actually Fighting Racism, or Just Talking About It?

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: News|

By Kira Hudson Bank and Richard Harvey At many companies, there is a disconnect between public statements or commitments to fight racism and the daily employee experience. To adequately respond to the current uprisings, leaders must reckon with the Black experience inside their workplaces. Acknowledge that whether intended or not, Black employees have experienced harm in the form of discrimination and racism. Be specific about the actions you’ll take [...]

2609, 2016

UNPAD Launch

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: News|

September 26, 2016 On September, 26th , 2016, UN-PAD hosted an event at the ECOSOC Chamber, United Headquarters, New York to mark the launching of this important initiative. Speakers at the event included Ambassador Rhonda King, Ambassador/Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, (whom in conjunction with her government have been leading advocates for the establishment of the Decade for People of African Descent); Ms. Luislinda [...]

1503, 2016

Racism In Latin America

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: News|

By Vendy Adams via News americas now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 24, 2020: The media in Latin America has condemned the racial injustice in the U.S. and the ongoing civil rights violations. The newspapers have reported extensively on the murder of George Floyd and the protests since then. However, they are largely quiet about racism and segregation in Latin America. In one of the most ethnically diverse [...]

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