News Categories: Children &Youths

16 Apr
April 16, 2018 0 2

Belize City’s Child Advisory Body featured in World Health Organization News

The Belize City’s Child Advisory Body continues to be the voice of children and youth in our municipality. This time they were featured in World Health Organization’s website article entitled “Belize steps up to prioritize the health challenges faced by its youth”. Belize City CAB’s Secretary Lezli McCulloch and Public Relations Representative Jared Cain were interviewed on topics ranging from violence all the way through to sexual and reproductive health issues currently being faced by the young people of Belize and what they would hope to have the future look like with these issues given ample exposure and attention.

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Belize City’s CAB is conducting its next meeting on Friday April 20, 2018 to discuss its Strategic Plan, appoint a new President & Vice President, introduce its newest additions to their Technical Steering Committee and assign portfolios for members to report on. We look forward to great things happening from this group within our municipality in the coming days.

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02 Apr
April 2, 2018 0 0

Councilor Goodin accompanies Belize City’s Child Advisory Body in Corozal Workshop

Belize City’s Child Advisory Body has been preparing itself for great projects in 2018 to impact the city on issues relating to children and youths. So in an effort to strengthen relations with the other CABs in the other 8 municipalities as well as to establish the guiding principles for how CAB is to be ran for maximum productivity and effectiveness, current CAB President Kendice Armstrong, Councilor Micah Goodin with the portfolio of Youth & Sports was in attendance in place of Councilor Dr. Candice Pitts; Technical Steering Committee member and Parks & Playgrounds Manager Louis Thompson Jr. and Belize City Council’s Public Relations Officer and CAB Coordinator Sharin Pitts were all in attendance at the Technical Steering Committee Workshop held in  Corozal.

The Technical Steering Committee workshop certainly accomplishment its goal of assisting the CABs with their Strategic Plan for 2018 as well as identifying the challenges each CAB is faced with. Belize City’s Child Advisory Body President Kendice Armstrong certainly took away plenty from it to return to her CAB with.  Additionally, the efforts made by the Councillors of the different municipalities were evidentin their participation. Councillors in attendance were our very own Councillor Goodin alongside Councillor Isidoro Richie Galvez of Belmopan City Council, Councillor Vanessa Neal of San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town Council and Councillor Dilan Cassanova of Corozal Town Council.

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