2018 Conference Topics: The Role of the Caribbean and the Africa Church in the 21st Century

Topic Summary:  Jamaicans and members of other Caribbean nations have become major leaders in churches in other countries (such as United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada) to which they have emigrated. In addition, church plants frequently occur after the migration of members of African nations. With the rapid growth of the number [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

2018 Conference Topics: Possibilities of Trade, Tourism and Business between Jamaica, Caribbean and Africa and their Diasporas

Topic Summary: One of the greatest sources of Jamaica’s current earning power is tourism and trade. This panel will explore the opportunities for entrepreneurial possibilities within the Diaspora and Africa, through tourism, cultural products, entertainment, the arts, by the interaction, development and fostering of trust in trade relationships, reviving indigenous industries and looking for new/emergent [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

2018 Conference Topics: MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC

MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC: Positively Influencing the Culture   Topic Summary: Jamaican culture has had a significant local and global impact. In particular, media, entertainment and music, have been catalysts of change and driver of values. This topic is intended to support the acceleration of Christian music, entertainment, media and arts (including performing arts) in [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

2018 Conference Topics: Creating Schools of Choice in Under-Resourced Communities

Topic Summary: Students in under-resourced communities frequently experience economic exclusion, in part because of the inadequacies of the schools attended within their communities. These schools lack basic resources, possess oversubscribed classrooms, are unable to meet the students' trauma-related needs and are threatened with an upsurge of violence in the community. This environment propels the sense [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

2018 Conference Topics: The Church, State and Private Sector in Partnership

Addressing the Social Issues of Crime, Violence, Youth Empowerment and Creating a Better Future for Our Communities   Topic Summary: According to Vision 2030, Jamaica must become a “place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business”. This, however, has and will continue to be difficult to achieve if garrison communities have not [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

2018 Conference Topics: Commitment to Jamaica and the Caribbean

Topic Summary:  Achieving the Jamaica 2030 vision and creating a new Caribbean narrative will involve the commitment of various stakeholders (the local Church, the Diaspora, the governments, the private sector and civil society) to work together. Also we have to implement strategic solutions that address the lingering effects of the past as well as other [...]

September 26th, 2018|JCDC 2018|

The Building of the Christian Diaspora Alliances

Christian Diaspora Movement purpose is to engage Christians to play a major role in the development and the transforming of lives of people of their nation of origin.   We begun at the last conference 2016 to establish Christian Diaspora Alliances for Jamaica ( UK, Canada and US) but at the 2018 conference we want [...]

June 6th, 2018|Article, JCDC 2018|