Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

11/05/16 – 01/21/17: US Citizenship and Immigration Services Info Sessions at Boston Public Libraries [EVENT]

If you need information about immigration benefits, forms or low-cost legal services, don’t miss one of USCIS’ information sessions at the Boston Public Library branches through January 20, 2017. There are several at the Copley Branch and a few more at branches in Dorchester, Mattapan, East Boston and Fields Corner.   Click HERE for the neighborhood branches flyer. Click HERE for the Copley flyer.  

11/05/16 – 11/06/16: 6th Annual Haiti Movie Awards [EVENT]

Join the Motion Picture Association of Haiti, Inc. in celebrating Haitian talent at the 2016 Haiti Movie Awards. The event will have four parts: -Pre-event Dinner (Saturday, Nov 5th: 7pm – 10pm) -Red Carpet Ceremony (Sunday, Nov 6th: 6pm – 7pm ) -Awards Ceremony (Sunday, Nov 6th: 7:15pm – 9:30pm) -After Party (Sunday, Nov 6th: 10pm- 1am) WHERE: John Hancock Hall 180 Berkeley Street Boston, MA Early bird VIP tickets are $100. Early bird general admission tickets are $40.   Click HERE for more information.

11/04/16: Story Slam Fundraiser for Haiti/Hurricane Matthew [EVENT]

Join Haitian Americans United, Inc. (HAU) for some good old storytelling/riddles with storytellers Charlot Lucien and Andrea Lovett, and help to raise funds for hurricane Matthew’s victims. Andrea and friends were there after the 2010 earthquake, sharing Haitian stories and helping raise funds to buy art supplies for Jacmel artists. Some of the paintings that came out of this effort will be sold as well. Thanks to long-term partner Brockton Arts for hosting! Proceeds to go to HAU and partners. So, bring yourselves, the kids, some good laughter and a $10 donation; Crazy Uncle Bouki, slick Ti Malis (characters in Haitian stories) to join in Haitian Creole as well. Please invite others! WHERE: 33 Dover Street Brockton, MA WHEN: Friday, November 4, 2016 7pm   Click HERE for more info and RSVP.

11/04/16: UPR: Improving Human Rights in Haiti After Hurricane Matthew [EVENT]

WHEN: Friday, November 4, 2016 1:00 pm WHERE: Room XXII Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland   Click HERE for the flyer.

10/27/16 – 10/29/16: International Law Weekend 2016 [EVENT]

The American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) welcome you to the annual International Law Weekend (ILW) conference in New York City. This exciting event brings together hundreds of practitioners, law professors, members of governmental and non-governmental organizations, and students. The theme of ILW 2016 is “International Law 5.0.” We all know the world is changing at an accelerating rate and those changes pose real challenges for our profession. From technological advances to environmental transformations, international lawyers are forced to confront emerging forces and new scenarios. Even settled principles of law are no longer settled. These tectonic shifts have been felt throughout the geography of international law. Legal professionals at every level – local, national, regional, and international – must change their approaches, indeed their practices, to meet a changing world. Innovation […]

10/22/16: Press Release on Hurricane Matthew Relief Event in Dorchester [EVENT]

October 15, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Massachusetts Haitian American grassroots coalitions organize to respond to Hurricane Matthew Contact: Nesly Metayer (HAU), 617-283-2080 The Haitian Americans United Inc. (HAU) in collaboration with the Haiti Development Institute (HDI), and several community partners are coordinating a concerted response to the level 4 Hurricane that battered Haiti between October 3rd and 4th. Their goal is to respond to the emergent needs of affected communities in the short and long-term, while making sure the voices of the Haitian-American diaspora are included in the reconstruction effort. Hurricane Matthew dealt a severe blow to Haiti’s already weakened and fragile infrastructure, leaving a disastrous trail of flooded cities and towns and displaced residents who are facing major public health challenges, particularly in the Southern part of the country. Close to two weeks after the powerful storm first made […]

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