Southfield (CW50) – The Caribbean Community Service Center was founded in June 2017 to provide a supportive, welcoming, and inclusive environment for Caribbean nationals as they adjust to life in the United States.
The service center provides resources in several areas of life, including community service, professional development, sports, arts and culture, education development, and community advocacy. Newcomers from the Caribbean region receive the basic necessities to settle in the United States and continue to grow in a new country. It is important to the service center that Caribbean nationals have the tools necessary to integrate without assimilating into American society. The importance of having a sense of community is crucial for immigrants acclimating to the United States and the Service Center is dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse community where everyone can feel at home. its place.
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Sophia Chue, Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Service Center, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the service center’s mission to provide Caribbean nationals with resources to integrate into the United States and provide them with a community where they can feel welcome.
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Chue also spoke about her own story of coming to the United States from Jamaica and being introduced to Detroit’s Caribbean community.
The Service Center offers several events throughout the year to bring communities together to celebrate the different cultures and heritages that make up the regions of the Caribbean.
Learn more at CaribbeanCommunitysc.org
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look Community Connection, Saturday at 7 a.m. on CW50