Out of the hundreds of African Caribbean
carers in the city, only about 40 are in touch with Coventry Carers Centre, which is in the City Arcade.
The African Caribbean
Community Steering Group was set up last year to give a voice to the near-10,000 African Caribbeans
living in the Coventry area.
Secondly, we notice the African Caribbean
community tends to apply for professional courses.
The Jamaican High Commissioner will be attending the event in the Spa Centre, along with professionals with a working knowledge of the African Caribbean
The grant is the latest good news for the African Caribbean
Comm-unity Steering Group, launched in February to give a voice to the Coventry community, which numbers more than 5,000.
The ACBF was founded in conjunction with Black Country Chamber to encourage, enable and celebrate African Caribbean
Members of the group took part in training sessions as part of an all-age project run by Abacus, a Huddersfield charity which aims to improve people's knowledge of the African Caribbean
The delegates also visited the African Caribbean
Project in Bath Place, which aims to raise awareness of African Caribbean
men are three times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than white men.
An innovative and dynamic training company has been named this year's Black Country African Caribbean
business of the year.
Abacus work closely with schools to help children discover more about African Caribbean
culture and traditions.
The event - Unlock the Potential Within - has been organised by Empower Forum to celebrate the achievements of African Caribbean
youngsters and share "survival tips" used at school and home.