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Who Is The Caribbean American Heritage Foundation of Texas (CAHFT)?
The Caribbean American Heritage Foundation of Texas (CAHFT), founded and located in Houston, Texas is a 501(c)(3) non-profit non-government organization (NGO) established in 2010. We are dedicated to service with a core mission of promoting the Caribbean culture, and the contributions make to our society my people of Caribbean descent.

What is CAHFT's Core Missions?
CAHFT's core mission is to partner, collaborate, and assist Texas' Caribbean organizations to bring awareness to the rich, lush history the Caribbean Culture and to promote its benefits and our contributions to the diverse culture in Texas:
  1. CAHFT is EXCLUSIVELY concentrating its efforts on bringing awareness to the Caribbean Culture, Heritage and Traditions.
  2. In buidling strong ties to the Caribbean and the community.
  3. Engage the Caribbean community, local elected leaders and general community to be part of the social development of the Caribbean community in the state of Texas and Gulf Coast region.

What Role Does CAHFT Play in the Community?
The Caribbean Community is a vibrant wonderful presence in our community. Of the 94 Consulates in Houston, 6 are from the Caribbean Basin. There are over 35 Caribbean Groups and Organizations in Houston and CAHFT serves as one of the threads that binds us and keeps us connected as a Community as we make our contributions to the diversity of Houston.

How Many Caribbean Organizations Exists in Houston?
There are over 30 Caribbean Organizations in Texas, including Houston. See the Texas Caribbean Organizations page for more information.

Are There Any Caribbean Consulates In Houston?
There are seven (7) Caribbean Consulates in Houston, Texas. See the Texas Caribbean Consulate page for more information.

Texas Caribbean Consular Corps

When Is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month Celebrated?
June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. June which was declared by President George W. Bush in 2006 as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Here is an example; See the Caribbean American Heritage Month page for more information.

Is CAHFT a Member of Any Global Organizations?
CAHFT is a Member of the United Nations Association-United States of America (UNA-USA) Council of Organizations (COO) and The United Nations Association-Houston Area Chapter; CAHFT is also a member of The United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC).

What Are The Sustainable Goals and How Does CAHFT Support Them?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations. The broad goals are interrelated though each has its own targets to achieve. The total number of targets is 169. The SDGs cover a broad range of social and economic development issues. Our main objectives for 2019 is to fulfill our commitment to four of the United Nations Sustainable Goals. See the Sustainable Goals page for more information of the goals CAHFT supports.

Caribbean American Heritage Foundation of Texas Sustainable Goals

How Can I Get Involved With CAHFT?
CAHFT, working in the community, welcomes your involvement and help to carry out our mission and to acheive our goals and objectives. To get invovled with CAHFT, See the Contact Us page sign up.