Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

IJDH Activists Featured in Local Story

IJDH Intern Rodline Louijeune and Communications Coordinator Kermshlise Picard are both featured in this inspirational article about activism across borders, along with former Massachusetts State Rep. Marie St. Fleur. The women talk about how they help their parents’ native country even from here in the United States, and the power the U.S. has to improve the situation in Haiti. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. SPECIAL FEATURE: BOSTON’S HAITIAN-AMERICAN ACTIVISTS FIGHT FOR JUSTICE ACROSS BORDERS AND GENERATIONS Part II in ‘A Higher Allegiance: The Rise of a Transnational Identity in Boston’s Immigrant Communities,’ a BINJ series Joshua Eaton, Dig Boston December 11, 2015 Rodline Louijeune still tears up when she talks about the earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010. She had visited Port-au-Prince just a few months before to see her uncle. While she […]

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