Time to SpeakUP in Denham Town

Time to SpeakUP in Denham Town

Young people in Denham Town, Kingston are pushing against the stigma and clichés surrounding their community by participating in the SpeakUP project. Denham Town is one of the communities served by UP Unity & Peace, a Collective coordinated by Fight for Peace....
MAKING DREAMS A REALITY – CHRIS’ STORY

MAKING DREAMS A REALITY – CHRIS’ STORY

At 22 years old, Chris* is like every young person: he has big dreams and enjoys spending time with friends and listening to music. A resident of Denham Town in Kingston, his ultimate goal is to be a reggae artiste. In the meantime, he’s working in a hardware...
P.E.A.C.E GARDENS IN DENHAM TOWN

P.E.A.C.E GARDENS IN DENHAM TOWN

Like children everywhere, young people in Denham Town, Kingston need spaces to play and have fun. That need is even greater in a community declared a Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) – a joint initiative between the police and the military in Jamaica aimed at...
WHAT’S NEEDED FOR CHILDREN TO SOAR

WHAT’S NEEDED FOR CHILDREN TO SOAR

On the back of Child Month in Jamaica, Fight for Peace Country Lead in Jamaica, Kellie Magnus lays out the considerable challenges that face children and young people in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of a collective approach to these challenges, and...