We aim to:
To inform and educate people in Scotland and Jamaica about the significant links between the two nations.
To strengthen the links between Scotland and Jamaica through a variety of creative partnerships and twinnings.
To encourage the people of Scotland and Jamaica to actively seek the wellbeing and prosperity of both nations.
Setting up an informative website, producing leaflets, use of mass media, speaking engagements, supporting those who want to research more about the historical links between the nations.
Initiating same name town and village twinnings, schools and church partnerships. Establishing a homestay programme whereby Jamaicans with Scottish surnames stay with their counterparts in Scotland.
Campaigning for the Scottish Government to recognise the nation’s debt to Jamaica and to establish a special relationship. Seeking ways to increase tourism and trade between the nations.
Author Discusses His Scottish Family Slavery Links With Jamaica
This Monday, 7th June at 6pm, award winning author Alex Renton will be discussing his latest book, Blood Legacy, which charts his Scottish family’s involvement with, and benefit from, the slave trade in Jamaica. Tickets read more…