ULAA National President, J. Shiwoh Kamara Discusses Community Involvement, Dual Citizenship and More at The Liberian Community of Association of Connecticut Installation Program
By: Danlette G. Washington
The Union of Liberian Associations in The America’s (ULAA) President, Honorable J. Shiwoh Kamara attended the installation program of the newly elected leadership of The Liberian Community of Association of Connecticut on Saturday , December 11 at St. Sebastian Hall in Ansonia, Ct. He discussed dual citizenship, community involvement, new strategies, policies/ procedures and more.
The event was attended by representatives from ULAA, leaders from other Liberian-US based groups, and Ambassador George S.W. Patten, Liberia’s Senior Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America.
Hon. Alexander Bazzie, Hon. Robert Reeves, Hon. James Koiyan and Hon. Roberta Rashid are among the ULAA representatives that attended the event with President Kamara.
Hon. Kamara’s speech at the occasion focused on dual-citizenship, effective communication strategy, community participation, support and unity, policies/procedures, and the March 26 induction.
President Kamara emphasized Liberia’s unity and the importance of dual-citizenship, which has become an increasingly serious problem for the country’s residents, particularly those living abroad.
Moreover, President Kamara urged the LCAC Community, leaders and members of the Liberian Associations from all across the United States to work harder and come up with new methods to improve their communities.
At the end of his speech, Kamara invited the entire Liberian community to volunteer more and assist ULAA, as well.
Meanwhile, two Eastern Region Chapters, Rhode Island and Massachusetts have agreed to rejoin ULAA after a long absence.
In conclusion, LCAC’s leadership agreed to cooperate with and support ULAA’s efforts.