Executive Director

J. Carolyn Gomes, M.D., Executive Director of Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) since January 2014 has a distinguished record as a Human Rights advocate. Prior to CVC Dr Gomes was Executive Director of Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) a non-profit, Citizens’ Rights Action Group which she helped found in 1999, and led to become a nationally, regionally and internationally recognized organisation advocating against State abuse of rights and strengthening legislative and other provisions for the protection of rights.

As a medical doctor since 1980 Carolyn worked in Trinidad and Jamaica where she enjoyed a successful private practice until 2002 when she gave up practice to work full time on issues of human rights. As Executive Director of CVC Carolyn Gomes is its chief spokesperson helping to determine and drive its strategic direction, vision and work in policy analysis, advocacy and resource mobilization to support the scale up of services to vulnerabilised communities and to build capacity among the regional network of civil society actors.

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Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) is a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies providing services directly to and on behalf of Caribbean populations who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection or often forgotten in access to treatment and healthcare programmes.

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  • info (@) cvccoalition.org
  • +876 631 7299
  • +876 631 7219
  • Suite #1 1D-1E Braemar Avenue
    Kingston 10
  • Jamaica
  • West Indies