The Caribbean American Center of New York (CACNY) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, community based multi-service provider since 1987. All services provided to the community has been FREE to date, however, there are basic overhead costs that must be covered, hence we must have “fund raising events.”
CACNY also partnered with Bed-Stuy Restoration WIC Center donating a wide variety of “baby” items for over100 new mothers. CACNY recently joined with NYPD, WIADCA & Brooklyn Children’s Museum in sponsoring a special celebration for Caribbean Heritage in June. In addition at our recent Youth Symposium on Education held at Wingate High School, CACNY presented one new adult Bike in boxes to each of the 80 families that attended.
Our first of two such fundraisers for 2011 are our 10th ALL-INCLUSIVE FETE titled CIRQUE DU SOCA, which takes place on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at TIKI VILLAGE CULTURAL CENTER, 5811 Ralph Ave., Brooklyn (near Foster Avenue) across from ‘Radoes’ Panyard. Limited number of tickets remain at $40 till July 25, after its $50 with more at the Door. For tickets, please contact: 718-625-1515 or 917-651-4499.
To empower and enhance the quality of life for immigrants and minorities by providing and/or facilitating adequate access to economic, financial, educational, skills training, employment, immigration/citizenship, cultural, health and other humanitarian resources.
Our Goals are: To provide diverse services and quality information to low-income Caribbean American and other minority youth and their parents in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx.
CACNY also assists over two dozen homeless shelters with special humanitarian services at holiday times and during the year.
At CACNY, we:-
* Provide youth with ounseling, mentoring & training through our signature Youth Ambassador Program.
* Sponsor Symposiums / Forums for parents & youth on Higher Education, Annual Back to School & Family Fun Day in August; Seminars promoting health/nutrition, skills training, youth leadership & development
* Develop alliances & partnerships with government, corporate and Consular Offices, Annual Summer All-Inclusive Fete / Party (Fundraiser). *Role Models of Distinction Scholarship Benefit Gala (Fundraiser)
* Asssist assist dozens of Homeless Shelters with humanitarian services during the year
* Produce various types of Cultural & Special Events.
CACNY is located at 195 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Contactnn usb at: 718-625-1515 & 917-651-4499
Our CACNY website is under re-construction under the new name: caribbeancenterny.org