Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School pays courtesy call to Minister of Social Development and Family Services

(l-r) Minister of Social Development and Family Services, the Honourable Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn is flanked by, PS Jacinta Bailey-Sobers, Janet E. Lord and AJ Jaglelski.

November 17, 2017: The Honourable Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn, Minister of Social Development and Family Services, recently received a courtesy call from Janet E. Lord, Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School Project on Disability and Independent Consultant, Disability & Inclusive Development, at the Ministry’s Head office in Port-of-Spain.

Ms. Lord was accompanied by the US Embassy Public Affairs Officer AJ Jagleski and Cultural Affairs Assistant Gail Seebaran. Also present was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Jacinta Bailey-Sobers.

Discussions were focused on a range of disability issues. It was thereafter agreed that there were opportunities for further collaboration on the issues discussed.

The Minister was pleased to facilitate the brief exchange of information and the Ministry looks forward to more detailed discussions and collaboration with this valuable resource, as it seeks to address the issues confronting persons living with disabilities in Trinidad & Tobago.

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For more information:

Communications Unit
Ministry of Social Development and Family Services
(868) 623-2608; Ext 5405/5403/5432
cceu@social.gov.tt

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