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Thumbnail : Bearing Witness to Building Community in the 70s and 80s in the Haitian Diaspora

Bearing Witness to Building Community in the 70s and 80s in the Haitian Diaspora

Léonie Hermantin has dedicated most of her life to raising hell against the wrongs perpetrated on Haitians in Haiti and abroad. It began with her days as a student activist and community advocate in New York. Here is her recollection. They were young, displaced and lost… neighborhood, friends, social status redefined. Some built fences [and] […]

Thumbnail : The Haitian Flag Flies High at Brooklyn Boro Hall

The Haitian Flag Flies High at Brooklyn Boro Hall

New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams hosted a Haitian Flag Day celebration at Brooklyn Boro Hall on May 17. The event which attracted some 100 guests was moderated by Haitian-American  District Leader Rodneyse Bichotte. This event’s honorees included Hervé Guiteau, who retired this year from the NYC police force, Porez Luxama,  founder of the Life […]

NY Mets to Honor Haitian-Americans United for Progress at Citi Field’s First Haitian Heritage Night

NEW YORK, March 31, 2010 – Haitian-Americans United for Progress (HAUP) will receive the NY Mets Spirit Award on April 7, 2010 in recognition of its achievements and service to the Haitian community over the last 34 years. On this occasion HAUP will launch a unique partnership with Queen’s renowned baseball team which includes: • […]

1st Annual Haitian Heritage Night at Citi Field April 7th, 2010

Haitian-Americans United for Progress is pleased to announce its agreement with the NY Mets to celebrate Haitian Heritage Night on the 2nd game of every season at Citi Field. This year’s Haitian Heritage Night will be Wednesday, April 7th 2010 (NY Mets vs Florida Marlins). This agreement calls for HAUP to be awarded a percentage […]

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