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EOJ Voting Procedures

Voting is an important process, so for the newbies, and as a bit of a refresher for those who have done this before, below is a poster from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica showing you the steps.

Remember to take along your national ID card. There is a process to allow you to vote without your ID, but you will save a lot of time by having your card on election day.

 

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Start-ups

Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for them, as well.

November is Drug Awareness Month

November is recognised as Drug Awareness Month. In light of this, the National Council onDrug Abuse (NCDA) has planned events for the month to promote communityinvolvement in tackling the issue of drug abuse. This year’s theme is Empowering Communities for a Safer, Healthier, DRUG-Free Jamaica.

Study Findings on Global Warming

A new study is warning that the world is locked into 1.5°C warming, and climate risks are rising. What could this mean for the climate? More in this infographic: http://wrld.bg/EGpQg

Comparing Ebola to Other Diseases

Ebola, formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a viral illness that is often severe and fatal in humans. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the initial symptoms include fever, weakness, muscle pain and sore throat, all of which can be overlooked as symptoms of common illnesses.

Register for Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day is on September 20, 2014. Each year in September, hundreds of thousands of volunteers comb lakes, rivers, and beaches around the world for litter. The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is the National Coordinator of ICC in Jamaica. If you plan to host a river or beach clean-up for International Coastal Cleanup Day, you need to register with JET by August 15, 2014.

#MentalHealthMatters: TraceAnn Gooden

 

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Shamar Rowe - Data Clerk: PortmoreYIC

Twenty-two year old Shamar Rowe is the Monitoring and Evaluation/Data Clerk at the Portmore Youth Information Centre. Primarily, Shamar provides support to the Youth Empowerment Officers (YEOs) at the Centre, by handling the data collection processes at the YIC. 

Joni-Ann Wilson

Miss Joni-Ann Wilson has been working as the Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant / Data Clerk at the Clarendon Youth Information Centre (YIC) since April 2014. Data Clerks assist with the development, management, monitoring and evaluation of the data collection processes in the YICs.