The Greater Caribbean American Cultural Coalition (“GCAC Coalition”) announces the 13th Annual, Unifest Caribbean-American Heritage Month Youth Essay Competition. The competition is designed to commemorate the historic passage of Congressional Resolution 71, declaring June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The Coalition is partnering with area schools, colleges and organizations such as the Greater Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce (“GCACC”). Information on this activity can be accessed at www.unifestlive.org or www.gcaccoalition.com
The essay title is "Impact of Federal Shutdown on the Immigrant Community”
The competition is open to 11th and 12th grade students who reside in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties and who are of Caribbean heritage as defined by the competition rules. The closing date for the competition is Saturday, May 4th 2019 and winning entries in the local/regional competition will be announced at UNIFEST in Lauderdale Lakes, on Sunday, May 19, 2019.