Derrick Palmer

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Title

Derrick Palmer

Description

"Disabled at course in Israel: Two Jamaicans participated in this year's course in community development held at the Mount Carmel International Training Centre in Haifa, Israel from August 27 to November 10, 1981. They got full scholarships from the Government of Israel.

The two were Basil Newman of the Ministry of Youth and Community Development and Derrick Palmer of the Ministry of Social Security.

Mr. Palmer is blind, and active at the Jamaica Council for the Handicapped while participating successfully in the course. He participated in the International Literacy Day in which 39 community educators from 14 countries participated.
Mr. Palmer addressed the forum and emphasised the role of volunteers in the Jamal campaign whose motto was 'Each One Teach One.

In the picture, Mr. Palmer addressing the participants in the International Literacy Day."

Subject

People with visual disabilities - Jamaica; Blind - Jamaica

Creator

Daily News

Date

5-Dec-1981

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Palmer, Derrick

Identifier

D0008955

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained form the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Daily News, “Derrick Palmer,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed February 7, 2023, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8133.