Hope Lives Here: Art and Nature Breathe New Life into Downtown Kingston

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Kirk-Anthony Hamilton (Huffington Post) writes about projects in downtown Kingston that focus on the revitalization of the area. These efforts include social intervention projects such as Paint Jamaica and Plant Jamaica. Here are excerpts with a link to the full article below:

Fortunately there are those who believe hope still lives here. One solution to downtowns many issues is gaining serious traction. A parallel dynamic including art and food two grassroots social initiatives have emerged with a mission to sustainably educate and empower the people of downtown Kingston. Jamaica is without a doubt one of the most creative and fertile countries in the world, but unfortunately the island has failed to truly capitalize on the real potential of either resource. Paint Jamaica and Plant Jamaica are social intervention projects birthed to provide communities with a sense of pride and independence, which have so far eluded them.

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