St. Kits and Nevis (WINN): A new community initiative has been launched on Nevis called the Community Advancement Programme.
The programme has been launched in collaboration with the Department of Community Development in the Nevis Island Administration and the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force.
According to a statement from the police, “the Community Advancement Programme is a social cohesion and advancement programme designed to provide a safe space for youth through productive interactions and teamwork. By way of facilitators provided by the Department of Community Development, the police force, and the community at large, the Community Advancement Programme will offer a range of interactive training opportunities and developmental sessions. The Community Advancement Programme will be an ongoing strategic community-based programme that endeavours to improve the relationship and trust between youth and law enforcement agencies. The programme will also work to instil a sense of responsibility and patriotic pride in the youth through community service and volunteerism.”
Th ceremony took place on April 21, 2023, at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC). It was attended by a number of government officials and four members of the police force, namely Deputy Commissioner of Police Cromwell Henry; Superintendent Lyndon David; Inspector Alonzo Carty; and Corporal Shauna Pemberton.