Center For Caribbean Progress Wins Apex 2009 Award Of Excellence

Center For Caribbean Progress (CCP) garnered the 2009 APEX Award for Publication Excellence for the Center For Caribbean Progress Winter 2009 Newsletter. 

With over 3,700 entries in 11 major categories submitted for award consideration this year, the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence international competition recognizes outstanding editorial content and the ability to achieve overall success in communication programs. 

“Center For Caribbean Progress communicates to an international audience,” remarked CCP Founder Donald Vernon, Esq.  “That we have found success in conveying our message on the world-wide stage speaks well not only to the efforts of CCP Board Members, but also to the willingness of the Caribbean-American community to embrace our message.” 

A winner in the New Newsletters category, the full-color Center For Caribbean Progress Winter 2009 Newsletter highlights news and photos of recent CCP sponsored events including Immigration Seminars and Free Tax Preparation.  The award winning publication is edited by Gail Lewis.

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for writers, editors, publication staff and business and nonprofit communicators.  In the 21st Annual APEX Awards, honors were given in 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; electronic and video publications; Web and Intranet sites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

Headquartered in Jamaica, NY, Center For Caribbean Progress is an economic and social public policy research organization.  Our mission is to support private enterprise and vital cultural and political institutions and organizations; Dedication to the preservation of Caribbean Culture throughout the Diaspora; And to conduct independent research and, based on that research, provide innovative, practical recommendations to the Diaspora.