LifeSEED is aproject developed by the Institute of Caribbean Studies to empower the unemployed and under-employed youth and women of the Caribbean. The program will provide opportunities and resources that will enable them to develop economically profitable and sustainable micro-enterprises and cooperatives.
LifeSEED will engage a minimum of 300 individuals over the next three years, beginning in Jamaica and Haiti. LifeSEED will establish partnerships with entities in each country, which shall have a day-to-day responsibility for execution of the program. Relationships with other processing and marketing operators will develop a self-sustaining social enterprise within three years.
The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) is a non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization established in 1993 dedicated education, advocacy and action on issues that impact on Caribbean -Americans. The purpose of the Institute is to provide a forum for the public and private sector, the non-government organization community, scholars and others interested in promoting a dialogue; and assist in the execution of actions that result from that dialogue.
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Institute of Caribbean Studies is a community based think-do tank established to advance the interests of Caribbean Americans. ICS is Campaign Architect for the Commemoration of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month.