Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Fluent French Speakers Needed for Victim Empowerment Project

Dear Friend, IJDH is seeking fluent French speakers to contribute to a time sensitive, critical opportunity to empower victims of cholera to assert their right to remedies. Last week, the UN launched a new response to cholera in Haiti, which includes a commitment to consulting with victims during the elaboration of the new plan. BAI is working rapidly to roll out a series of training sessions with victims groups on the new plan and the right to reparations. These trainings aim to empower victims to engage meaningfully and assert their rights in the forthcoming consultation process. To prepare for these training sessions, we’d like to share with trainers a report that was prepared by Carla Ferstman at REDRESS and discusses the right to reparation in the context of the cholera epidemic with the colleagues who will be leading the trainings. This […]

Haitian Education & Leadership Program Suggests Haitian Organizations for Matthew Donations

    Dear Friends,   While HELP staff, students and infrastructure were spared as Hurricane Matthew veered westward before it hit Haiti on Tuesday, many of you have by now seen pictures of the devastation that the storm brought to southwestern Haiti.  We have several students and staff from that area and at least one staff member’s family home was destroyed.   HELP students are mobilizing to provide relief to the communities in the South.  Jeremie native Nepthaly PIERRE-LOUIS (HELP class of ’17) will be bringing food and other supplies to the Grand’Anse tomorrow with The Association of University Students of the Grand’Anse. HELP has donated $500 to this effort and HELP staff have raised an additional $100. Other students will be heading to their hometowns in the south and southwest. Please follow our Facebook page for updates.   If you […]

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