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Submission to the Joint Select Committee: National Security- Safety & Concerns of Citizens

Submission to the Joint Select Committee: National Security- Safety & Concerns of Citizens


On June 18, 2021 the Silver Lining Foundation (SLF) submitted its recommendations to the Joint Select Committee (JSC) for the safety and concerns of citizens following the Ministry of National Security’s call for submissions from the public and relevant stakeholders regarding the performance of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS). The SLF highlighted in its submission a list of concerns and recommendations on various issues that we believe are in the interest of safety and security of all citizens.…

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International Women’s Day Walkout.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1.03.2021 Contact: Asiya MohammedPhone: (868) 721 9852Email: asiya@conflictwomen.com INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WALKOUT #WalkoutForWomen Port of Spain: The violent murders of 18 year-old Ashanti Riley and 23 year-old Andrea Bharatt has brought Trinidad and Tobago to a tipping-point of social action and demands for justice. Ordinary citizens across the country have led protests, marches, rallies, motorcades, strikes, and candle light vigils over the past weeks, demonstrating the type of courage that isrequired by our leaders in this time…

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World Aids Day 2020


Each year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. People around the world unite to show support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Each World AIDS Day focuses on a specific theme, which this year will be Global solidarity, shared responsibility. This year’s theme joins a growing list of challenges that World AIDS Day has alerted people to globally. “In an interview with the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday in…

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Transgender Day Of Remembrance 2020


Today, on #TransgenderDayOfRemembrance, we remember the lives of our brothers and sisters lost to transphobic violence. We remember and honour those who’ve been lost to hatred and prejudice as we remind ourselves of the challenges that transgender people continue to face every single day. The trans experience is independent of sexual orientation; transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, asexual or any part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Some may even consider conventional sexual orientation labels inapplicable to them. We…

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Coming Out Day 2020


❤️ Your journey & identity are valid.🧡 Take your time; come out when you’re ready.💛 It’s normal to feel worried.💚 Reach out to someone if you feel burdened.💙 You are loved & supported.💜 Owning your truth may be difficult but it will be worth it.Today, on the heels of #WorldMentalHealthDay, we celebrate the courage it takes to tell the world who you are and celebrate your very existence. Wherever you are in your journey, we love you, we support you…

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Free & Private Counselling for LGBT+ & Family


Sign up today for our FREE service designed uniquely for LGBTI persons or their family members to receive private counselling with trained professionals.⁣⁣Available in-person and or electronically, allow us to provide our community with a flexible environment to unburden your daily struggles.⁣⁣Enquire Today:⁣Email – hello@slftt.org or⁣Call Us – +1 (868) 470-1967*⁣⁣An initiative made possible through the financial support by the European Union and Sexual Culture of Justice project.⁣…

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A Letter of Restraint performed by Sasha Ann-Moses


Sasha Ann-Moses sings her calypso about how a restraining order being an ineffectual piece of paper and not making a difference to people facing #domesticviolence. Watch the full performance on our Facebook library or YouTube channel, search for: ‘The Silver Lining Foundation’. #IWD2020 #IWD #GenerationEquality⁣⁣‘A Letter of Restraint’ performed by Sasha-Ann Moses⁣Written and composed by Lawrence Percival⁣Produced by Junior “IBO” Joseph⁣© 2020 Hosted by: @iwdtt✍️+📹: @brandonkalyan…

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16 Days of Activism with IGDS Ignite


As a part of the 16 Days of Activism, the student group, IGDS Ignite (Institute for Gender and Development Studies, St. Augustine Unit) raised awareness of sexual street harassment by Chalking Back! The Silver Lining Foundation stands in solidarity with the CATCALLS project and their #feminist activism. Women, girls and #LGBTI persons are catcalled and harassed publicly every day. A significant part of the #activism was education around recognizing what entails consent and knowing when consent is given or not.…

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DIVA Returns 2019


With much anticipation DIVA returns: the ultimate drag talent competition in Trinidad where performers use their imagination and creativity to showcase their costumes, lip-sync and dance performances for cash prizes. Directed By: Raymond Choo KongCo-directed by Anthony Medina & Mervyn de GoeasProduced by Pride TT In loving memory of Gregory Singh & Raymond Choo Kong N/B: Due to technical limitations, we apologize for any technical difficulties experienced during this recording. ✍+📹: @brandonkalyan…

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