Our affiliates in the Caribbean form the connective strand that allows IRA to weave a broad and deep network of literacy leaders. In many cases, this network also provides a grassroots local connection for our international projects and a catalyst for activities that respond to their communities' specific needs. IRA activities in the region are coordinated by the International Development in Caribbean Committee.

Contact IRA or the Caribbean network of affiliates list below for more information.

National Affiliates

Barbados Association of Reading
Council No. B1A50
Undine Shorey, President
602 Tamarind Ave.
Ruby Park
St. Philip
1246 423-7036 or

Grenada Reading Association
Sandra Thomas, President
La Digue, St. Andrew

Guyana Reading Association
Council No. G9A00
Barbara Richards, President
Guyana Reading Association
69 La Retraite
West Bank

Jamaica Reading Association
Council No. J3A00
Karen Young, President

Central Jamaica Reading Association
Elaine Carter, President

St. Croix
St. Croix Council
Council No. 52050
Sharon Charles, President

St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Reading Association (SVGRA)
Joycelyn Blake-Browne, President
P.O. Box 2289
St. Vincent
784-456-6597 or 784-492-4963

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Reading Association
Council No. T2A00
Vittoria de la Grenade, President

Virgin Islands (British)
British Virgin Islands Reading Council
Council No. B6200
Marsha Frett, President
PO Box 2366
Road Town
Virgin Islands (British)

H. Lynden Smith, Co-President/Membership Chair
PO Box 72
Road Town
Virgin Islands (British)

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