Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

NYIHA Film Festival-Screening of Baseball in Time of Cholera   New York, NY – Maysles Cinema WHEN    Thursday, May 9th WHERE   Maysles Cinema                    343 Malcolm X Boulevard/ Lenox Avenue                    (Between 127th and 128th Streets)                     New York, NY 10027  IJDH Staff Attorney Beatrice Lindstorm will attend for Q&A session on Thursday, May 9th.  NYIHA Film Fest 2013 brings a unique set of films from Puerto Rico, Haiti, Brazil and South Africa to New York. The festival brings films into the public eye that impart knowledge of migrations, diasporas, and interactions of cultural groups.  

IJDH Press Conference: UN Cholera, 2pm, New York       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact:Beatrice Lindstrom, Esq., Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, beatrice@ijdh.org, +1-404-217-1302  PRESS ADVISORY  Monday, May 6, 2013, New York — On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, attorneys representing victims of the UN cholera in Haiti that filed claims with the UN in November 2011 will host a press conference to respond to the UN’s refusal to acknowledge claims of Haitian cholera victims and to announce next steps in their lawsuit. Attorneys Brian Concannon and Ira Kurzban will be joined by Jean Ford Figaro, MD, MPH, a Haitian advocate for a stronger UN public health response to the cholera epidemic. What: Press conference to respond to the UN’s dismissal of claims filed by 5,000 victims of the UN cholera epidemic in Haiti. When: Wednesday May 8, […]

Film Screening at Boston University

Join the Haitian Cultural Association at Boston University for a film screening and discussion of Baseball in the Time of Cholera ! Where: The Howard Thurman Center in the basement of the George Sherman Union located at 775 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 When: Monday, April 29 7-9 pm Questions? Interested? Email Amy at volunteercoordinator@ijdh.org .

Savannah, Screening of “Baseball in the Time of Cholera” Calling all Georgia supporters: Come to a screening of “Baseball in the Time of Cholera,” followed by an evening of jazz! Your $10 donation helps fight for justice for the victims of the cholera epidemic that still rages through Haiti today.   Where: 5406 LaRoche Ave. Savannah, GA 31406   When: Friday, April 26th. The screening begins at 7 pm, jazz begins at 8 pm.   Interested? Questions? Contact Ben Murray at benmurrayjr@gmail.com   To download the flyer, click HERE.

  Film Screening with the Irish International Immigrant Center Boston, Irish International Immigrant Center WHEN    Tuesday, April 23 WHERE   Irish International Immigrant Center,                    100 Franklin  St., Lower level 1, Boston  IJDH Development & Operations Manager Betsey Chace will be speaking on a panel Friday, April 23 from 5:30-8:30. Please join us for light refreshments, film screening and panel discussion. Panelists: Karen Ansara | Rishi Rattan | Betsey Chace | Rev. Eno Mondesir Moderator: Leon David

April 13-14, 2013- New Haven, Conneticut

New Haven, Connecticut – Yale University Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013 Presented by Unite For Sight, 10th Annual Conference Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14, 2013 IJDH Director Brian Concannon will be one of the speakers: “Enforcing the Right to Health of Haiti’s Cholera Victims” http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference “A Meeting of Minds”–CNN The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes more than 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.  The registration rate increases after March 20.  

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