Arts & Culture

Introducing Jaden Timoun, a Language Immersion Program for Haitian Youth

Jaden Timoun students.

By Kairi Coe

The founder of the Haitian Creole Language Institute (HCLI) has launched a new initiative geared towards children ages 2 to 5 whose parents want them fully immersed in their homeland’s native tongue.

Wynnie Lamour has welcomed anyone with a passion for Haitian culture to learn and engage with others at HCLI since the fall of 2013, but more recently she’s noticed how necessary it is for the youth. “Our focus has been primarily on adults, but as more people were growing and learning with their families, the demand for a space for young children grew,” she said in an interview with Haitian Times.

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Sep. 07, 2018