Reparations for rice subsidies that killed Haiti’s agricultural sector and more money for housing counseling to increase homeownership among Haitian-Americans. These are only a few of the policy recommendations that a group of nonprofit and professional organizations are circulating with U.S. elected officials and advocates.
Representatives from more than a dozen organizations collaborated to craft the agenda, including Ayiti Community Trust, the Haitian American Faith Based Network, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, Haitian American Nurses Association and political organization Avanse Ansanm.
The 29-page Haitian American Policy Agenda 2021 aims to “mobilize our community around shared goals.”
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