The Consulate of Belize Resource Bank Project is an
association serving as a ‘resource bank’ for Belizeans and
others committed to enhancing and improving the lives of
Belizeans living in Belize and Southern California. The
CBRBP’s goal is to assist individuals, businesses, and other
not-for-profit organizations interested in improving the
quality of life of Belizeans and others “through a network
of service agencies and programs…” (1)
The mission of the Consulate of Belize Resource Bank
Project is to provide resources, people, equipment and
materials through a network of services and programs that
will enable Belizeans at home and in Southern California to
participate fully in improving the quality of life in their
CBRBP was founded in 2008 as resource bank projects seeking to
positively impact the lives of Belizeans and others at every
possible level. The task forces will provide access to
resources, develop networks and provide a platform through
which citizens of Belize, Belizeans living in the United
States and others may voice their opinions and concerns and
fully participate in civic life.
The members of the resource bank projects will keep its
clients “appraised of legislative activities and to help us
affect outcomes,” (1) raise funds for those in need,
propagate Belizean arts and culture, and keep the world
informed of the positive impact and influence of Belizeans
on their respective communities.
CBRBP “provides a variety of services to its communities
including: the scheduling and coordination of a number of
activities and events.” (1) These events include, but are
not limited to: health care services, monthly presentations
by content experts, meetings for information sharing, a
quarterly newsletter, blogs, email campaigns as well as
special information bulletins, a yearly conference and
seminar, an annual awards banquet (1) and emergency
preparedness activities, “opportunities for self-sufficiency
activities for “at risk youth.,” (1) and tackling the needs
of women, low income communities and leadership training for
1. Improve the quality of life (eliminate poverty and
disease) of Belizeans in Belize and Southern California.
2. To provide networks
through which Belizeans may assist Belizeans living in
Southern California and in Belize.
3. Establish a network of
resources willing to donate their services.
4. Provide a network for the
investment of economic opportunities in Belize and in
Belizean communities of Southern California.
5. Provide a platform by
which Belizeans and others in Southern California can
participate in civic life and engage in the democratic
6. Acquire resources for
start-up and operational expenses from donation.
7. Promote multiculturalism
in Belize and Southern California.
8. Promote active community
9. Establishment of a
Belizeans Living Abroad Database System.
The key principals of the resource bank projects will be
appointed by the consulate and the honorary vice-consul on
the recommendation of the Belizean community and others. The
key principals will be proven leaders in their respective
fields or endeavors.
The task force chairpersons will head the following resource
& Emergency Preparedness
Solicitation/Fundraising and Public Relations
forces may be created as needed or when necessary including
ad hoc committees.
Activities and Events
1. Public Forums
2. Legislative Information
3. Annual Awards Banquet.
4. Belizean Fashion Show.
5. Annual Task Force
6. Belizean Health Fair and
participation in Health related seminars, conferences and
7. Belizean Cultural Center
of Los Angeles.
8. Association of Belizean
High School Graduates/University Graduates.
9. Career Day and Job Fair.
10. Belizean Products and
Arts Fair (Garifuna Drums, Mayan Dresses, Paintings,
11. Concerts, Plays and Arts
12. Sports Awards Night/Past
12. Investment Forum/Micro
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