NJ TRANSIT is in search of enthusiastic, community-minded people to improve the quality of life of the growing population of seniors and people with disabilities in the state of New Jersey. Under the authority of the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Act of 1984, the NJ TRANSIT Local Programs Citizens Advisory Committee allows…
On May 18, Vania André, editor in chief of Haitian Times, was honored by members of New York City Council and New York State Assembly during the Haitian Flag Day Celebration event. The annual event, which was organized in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange and the Haitian American Caucus, celebrates the work and achievements made by Haitian Americans in their respective fields.
This Haitian-American journalist is giving some of the top veterans in the media industry a run for their money. Yamiche Alcindor is an active voice in the political, racial and social justice arena, bringing to the forefront issues that impact Americans all over.
Haitian dancer and choreographer Sanford Placide organized UNI, an art collective and dance showcase at the Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center in New York City on May 18 to highlight the richness of and diversity of Haitian culture.
The Haitian Times organized Kreyolfest for 17 of its 19 years of existence. Again, I am sad to say that this year, we were left with no choice but to cancel this year’s event—perhaps forever. As of this writing, we have no plans of bringing it back. There simply isn’t enough support for such a large-scale event in New York.