Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Clean Water and its Human Rights and Health Implications Panel

A Dwindling, Precious Resource: Access to Clean Water and its Human Rights and Health Implications WHEN    June 20, 2013 3-4:30PM WHERE     Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, Massachusetts 02215 An estimated 780 million people in the world lack access to clean water and 3.4 million, nearly all in the developing world, die annually from water related disease.  Short of death, people can ingest water-borne parasites that cause diseases such as river blindness.  A Sudanese Lost Boy who experienced this first hand and is now helping his country rectify the situation, a leading expert on parasitic and tropical diseases who has worked extensively in Latin America and Africa, and an honored Wheelock alumna speak to the importance of aligning clean water to schools to ensure children can focus on their education. Moderator: Janot Mendler de Suarez, Visiting Research Fellow, Boston University […]

  4th Annual Art for Haiti, The Gallery at National Gallery, Springfield     WHERE       1515 S. National Avenue, Springfield, MO  WHEN      Saturday, June 8, 7-9PM Featuring Artists: Meike Aton, Dianne Baum, Gabriel Bloodworth (representing Springfield Hot Glass), Nancy Bryant, Jacob Burmood, Penny Gordon Chumbley, Holly Elkins, Brian Mooney, Alan O’Neal,  Kristal Wheeler **Artist will receive 75% of any sale, and 25% will be donated to the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti. The Gallery at National Avenue takes no commission.                      Join us for Yoga for Haiti in collaboration with Art for Haiti.  YOGA FOR HAITI WHEN      10:00 am Saturday, June 8, 2013 WHERE      The Gallery at National Avenue  1515 South National Ave., Springfield, MO Kim Zimmerman, Teaching, with Live Music by Brian Hom Your $10.00 donation during YOGA FOR HAITI will go to […]

  2013  DC Caribbean Filmfest, Silver Spring, MD   WHEN    May 31-June 2, 2013 WHERE     AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring,  MD 20910   Opening Night HOME AGAIN  Fri, May 31, 7:15PM Returning to a “home” they hardly knew, three deportees from very different backgrounds adjust to life in Kingston, Jamaica, after being exiled from their adopted countries. Marva (Tatyana Ali, THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR) struggles to adapt, longing for the two kids she was forced to leave behind in Canada. New Yorker Dunston (Lyriq Bent, FOUR BROTHERS, SAW series) turns to Rastafarianism as he gets caught in an escalating gang war. Everton (Stephan James, DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION), an upper-crust London schoolboy, learns to live life on the streets. A sweltering drama, this film is a timely critique of immigration policy, but more importantly, a […]

Haitian Flag Day Celebration, Massachusetts State House  –  State Representative Linda Dorcena Forry Presents   WHEN       May 30,Thursday 1:00pm WHERE        Massachusetts State House,  Nurses Hall 

Empowering the Haitian Diaspora-Leadership & Empowerment Forum, Dorchester   WHEN     May 24, 2013. 6:30PM ~ 9:00PM WHERE     Sant Belvi – 6 Frontenac St, Dorchester, MA   For Immediate Release Thursday, May 16, 2013  MACHHA Boston, MA 02126 MACHHAORG@gmail.com Ilio Durandis: 617-697-9133 Leon David: 781-888-6702   Garry Conille: Empowering the Haitian Diaspora, May 24th, 2013 Leadership & Empowerment Forum: Sant Belvi – 6 Frontenac St, Dorchester, MA 02124, 6:30-9PM  The Massachusetts Coalition of Haitian Hometown Associations  (MACHHA) is pleased to invite you to a forum with Mr. Garry Conille. It would be a dialogue on the challenges of how best to empower the Haitian Diaspora of New England in order to bring opportunities in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora communities. This event will be held on Friday, May 24th 2013. The forum will be hosted by MACHHA, together with Ilio Durandis, founder […]

  13th Annual Haitian-American Unity Parade, Mattapan Square / Blue Hill Ave WHEN  Sunday, May 19, 2013 WHERE   Mattapan Square / Blue Hill Ave TIME   1 PM INFO  617-298-2976

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