Haitian domestic violence survivors treated
BROOKLYN, NY – The Haitian-American Community Coalition partnered with Global Trauma Research will host a day of pampering on May 28 for female client survivors of domestic violence with massage therapy, nail spa, vision boarding, photoshoots, gift bags, and more.
“Addressing domestic violence in the Caribbean, specifically Haitian community must be dealt with special care,” says Dr. Florence Saint-Jean, Executive Director for GTR’s Trauma Center at HCC. “That is why our licensed therapists are highly trained on cultural competence and trauma, in order to keep our clients safe and well supported so that they effectively journey through the healing process.”
Sounds of Little Haiti kicks off in Miami
MIAMI, FL – “Sounds of Little Haiti” kicked off last Friday, May 20 with the legendary Konpa band – Tabou Combo. As a free monthly event, “Sounds of Little Haiti” happens every third Friday of the month at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami. The music series brings some of the biggest names in Haitian music.
The family-friendly event continues in the same tradition that music lovers have found in the past and will give the public a great opportunity to enjoy the ambiance of Little Haiti, while also opening their horizons to the beautiful neighborhood art found in local studios, the tasty cuisine at some of the best eateries and some perfect retail shopping that caters to everyone’s taste.
Haiti Cultural Exchange premieres Angaje
HARLEM,NY – In collaboration with Harlem School of Arts, Haiti Cultural Exchange presented the New York Premiere of Angaje on May 21. Exploring themes of injustice, inequality and homophobia in the context of contemporary Haiti, Angaje is a series of interconnected dances created by Appolon for his company of seven dancers. The performance will be set to music by the legendary singer Toto Bissainthe.