Join the Irish International Immigrant Center for a short film and a conversation on the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (HFRPP), the Guantanamo crisis between 1991 and 1994, and the status of Haitian and American Diplomacy today. Light refreshments will be served.
Panel Discussion led by:
– Lindsay Day, Project Manager of Confronting Guantánamo Project – Northeastern University
– Brian Concannon, Executive Director, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti
– Leticia M. Ripalda, Workforce Program Coordinator, Cuban/Haitian Entrant Program –MA Office of Refugees and Immigrants
– Moderator: Charlot Lucien, Haitian Community Leader and Activist
Irish International Immigrant Center
100 Franklin Street Lower Level
Boston, MA 02110
(Enter at 201 Devonshire Street)
Thursday, May 28, 2015
To RSVP or for more information, contact Johanne Méléance:
Phone: 617.542.7654 ext. 13
Please reserve your spot in advance.
HERE‘s another short video of IJDH Board member Ira Kurzban explaining how Haitian refugees were first brought to Guantanamo, and his work to fight this human rights violation.