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Our Mission

promote and encourage unity

The Caribbean American Society of New York (CASONY) promotes and encourages unity among those with Caribbean heritage. CASONY seeks to improve the social, educational, and economic status of our people both in New York state and abroad through activism, charitable giving, cultural events and educational initiatives. In so doing, the organization strives to ensure members not only realize their full potential, but also remain cognizant of the challenges and opportunities present throughout the Caribbean.


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Our Vision

pride, connectivity, and culture

Our vision is to build and cultivate a stronger sense of pride, connectivity and culture that shares resources within our communities.​

Our Objectives


employment, training, commercial opportunities, or financial support...


mentorship, scholarship and encouragement to students...


networking opportunities for members to exchange beneficial resources...


policy deliberations impacting our community...
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Our Philosophy
CASONY promotes a balanced approach to community service, economic empowerment and social justice.

Diversity is an integral part of our community service mission. We all benefit from exposure to different backgrounds, perspectives and ideas and this has a powerful and positive impact on social justice within our community.