Many thanks to those of you who helped celebrate our office opening on September 14th in Boston, Massachusetts!The evening was a great success, with over 80 people in attendance, delicious Haitian rum punch, pikliz and more, served andprepared by our amazing team of IJDH interns and volunteers. The celebration also featured some inspiring speeches from:
- Manolia Charlotin, Boston Haitian Reporter Editor;
- Wadner Oge,Esq., IJDH volunteer;
- Rob Broggi, IJDH board member;
- Marie St. Fleur, Esq., Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Chief of Advocacy and Strategic Investment, and our very own,
- Brian Concannon, Esq., IJDH Director.
(For video of Marie St. Fleur’s speech, Click Here. For video of Brian Concannon’s speech, Click Here. Or for a full video of the presentation [24minutes and 52 seconds], Click Here. All video courtesy of and recorded by Jacques Dady Jean of the Mattapan School of Technology. Access to the other speakers’ video segments will be made available through our website and social media as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!)
We were thrilled to share the evening with so many of our supporters, partners, and members of the Haitian community. The entire IJDH team is grateful for such a warm welcoming to Boston!
For photos, videos and more, click here.
For those of you who were not able to attend, we are sorry we missed you — but please look out for more ways to stay involved in the coming months and beyond! We would still love to see all of you at our new South Boston office, and share with you some of our work. But follow us on Facebook, Twitter or our website to learn more.
Best wished and thanks for your continued support,