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Can't Stop We! Jahajees Thriving

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Terrace On The Park

52 11 111th Street

Queens, NY 11368

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All funds raised go toward supporting Jahajee Sisters, a non-profit dedicated to the empowerment of Indo-Caribbean women, girls, and gender-nonconforming people. Get your ticket today! Ticket sales at the door will be limited.

General Admission: $75
VIP Tickets: $125
Children 5-13: $25

Every year, Jahajee Sisters hosts an Indo-Caribbean Women's Empowerment Summit that convenes hundreds of people to raise awareness for gender justice. This year’s theme is “Can’t Stop We! Jahajees Thriving.” It will be a brunch fête inspired by the joy of Caribbean carnival. There will be live, festive entertainment as well as an award ceremony for Indo-Caribbean feminist leaders.

HONOREES:
Creative Trailblazer Award: GRACE ANEIZA ALI
Community Advocate Award: VEEMALA PERSAUD
Visionary Changemaker Award: TAIJ MOTEELALL
Leader on the Rise Award: UMILA SINGH

ARTISTS:
The Angels Caribbean Band
Ashton Ramdehal

HOST COMMITTEE:
Devi Ramkissoon & Murali Balaji
Rosannah Deonarine
Alicia & Mahendra Jorawar
Dinesh Khemraj
Dave Kutayiah
Dianne Madray
Aminta Kilawan & Rohan Narine
Vijah Ramjattan

SPONSORS & MAJOR DONORS:
H&N Insurance Agency
Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE)
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US
Sakhi for South Asian Women
Advocates for Youth
The Lions Club
Mala Balkaran


Founded in 2007, Jahajee Sisters is led by and for Indo-Caribbean people who have been impacted by gender-based violence. During the period of Indian Indentureship (1838-1917), Jahajee Bhai and Jahajee Bahen (Ship Brother and Ship Sister) were terms used by our ancestors to unify and support each other in the midst of the arduous voyage by sea from South Asia to the Caribbean. Despite adversity, they were able to forge bonds, survive and thrive. In this spirit, Jahajee Sisters seeks to build community and power to address critical issues challenging Indo-Caribbean women.

We are committed to ending gender injustice and we disrupt the legacy of violence in our community through: (1) breaking the silence and undoing shame; (2) supporting survivors to heal from trauma; and (3) training survivors to become empowered leaders who fight to end gender-based violence.

Join us on October 12 to learn more about how we are building a new world for our families, honor feminist leaders, and become a part of our movement for change!

#CantStopWe #JahajeesThriving

(NOTE: CHILDREN UNDER 5 ARE FREE BUT MUST HAVE A TICKET)

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52 11 111th Street

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