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2016 Events Commemorating Haiti’s 2010 Earthquake

Tour de Quisqueya | January 9-18 | Port Salut, Haiti Haiti Cultural Night – The Whistler | January 9 at 5:30 PM | St. Columba Catholic Church: 6401 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, CA 94608 Worship Service & Haiti Earthquake Commemoration | January 10 at 11am | 1313 Bristol Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Memoirs of the Diaspora Art & Cultural Exhibit | January 10 at 4pm | Queens Museum: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368 Protest outside the Clinton Foundation | January 12 at noon | 1271 6th Ave – Avenue of the Americas Haiti Earthquake 6th Anniversary March and Vigil | January 12 at 4:30pm | N. Miami Avenue and 62 Street (in front of the statue of Toussaint L’Ouverture) The Haitian Coalition January 12, 2016 Commemoration Vigil | January 12 at 5pm | Tufts University, Medford, MA Community forum to remember […]

Bring the Fight for Justice for Haiti’s Cholera Victims to Your Living Room

Please join IJDH volunteers throughout North America in supporting the fight for justice for Haiti’s cholera victims by hosting a screening of the award-winning film Baseball in the Time of Cholera. The screening can be in your living room, a theater or a church basement, anytime in December, January or February. You can invite a few friends or the broader community. All we ask is that you ask your guests to financially support the work of the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux and the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti on behalf of 15,000 victims of cholera. Even better, commit to a screening as part of  “Giving Tuesday 2012.” Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving that encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations throughout the “Giving Season.” You’ll help keep the BAI and IJDH legal team fighting on the front lines to stop […]

Informational Session on H-2A and H-2B visas

What:  U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, in partnership with U.S. Department of Labor, would like to extend an invitation to the Haitian community to learn more about the H-2A and H-2B programs. These programs allow U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill either temporary agricultural jobs or temporary non-agricultural jobs. This informational session will focus on the specific conditions that an employer must meet when filing for temporary labor certification pursuant to H-2A and H-2B regulations. Where: John F. Kennedy Federal Building,   Government Center Conference Room 275-B,   Boston, MA When:  July 11, 2012,  10:00 AM Click HERE to Down­load event Flyer (pdf)

JOIN us Friday, February 3 for book launch of Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake

What: The New England book launch of Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake.  This new release offers a new narrative on Haiti – with over 40 essays by the voices of Haiti themselves – scholars, journalists and activists. New England is also well-represented in this collection, including two essays from Boston Haitian Reporter editors — see Boston Globe piece. WHO : Manolia Charlotin,     Editor & Business Manager, Boston Haitian Reporter Brian Concannon,     Director of the Institute of Justice & Democracy in Haiti Valerie Kaussen,     Associate Professor, University of Missouri Jane Regan, Multimedia Journalist currently teaching journalism in Haiti Mark Schuller, Assistant Professor, York College (CUNY) Patrick Sylvain,     Haitian Language & Culture Instructor, Brown University When: Friday, February 3rd 6:30pm Where: Starr Auditorium | Harvard Kennedy School of Government 79 John F. Kennedy Street (2nd floor of the Belfer Building – enter from Eliot st) Cambridge, MA 02138 RSVP: Visit Facebook or […]

Haiti Fund at the Boston Foundation Invites You to a Special Conversation with Mario Joseph, Managing Attorney at the BAI

Human Rights in Haiti Please join us next Thursday evening from 5:30-7pm at the Boston Foundation, to hear IJDH Haitian affiliate, the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI)’s Managing Attorney, Mario Joseph, speak about human rights in Haiti. This exciting event is sponsored by one of IJDH-BAI’s key supporters and partners, the Haiti Fund at the Boston Foundation, who we cannot thank enough for their help in fighting for the rights of Haiti’s poor majority. Hope to see you there! Thursday, October 27, 2011 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The Boston Foundation 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston Please RSVP to Laura McConaghy at or 617-338-267 no later than Monday, October 24, 2011.

Post-UPR Debrief: Next Steps for Human Rights in Haiti

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