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Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents
Haitians In America, Profiles

Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents

Bazile’s confirmation makes him the fourth Haitian-American district leader for the Kings County Democratic Party, which has 42 district leaders in all. Bazile, who resides in the Williamsburg neighborhood where he grew up, joins Party Chair and District 42 Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, male District 42 Leader Josue Pierre and male District 43 Leader Edu Hermelyn.

Creole speakers needed to help stop COVID-19 surge in Haitian neighborhoods
Latest News, New York

Creole speakers needed to help stop COVID-19 surge in Haitian neighborhoods

At the height of the pandemic last spring, New York City hired 200 people to help COVID-19 positive residents access essentials like food and medicine during quarantine. Now, with a second wave hitting the country and large holiday gatherings likely, the city is planning to expand its program to help more immigrant New Yorkers, including Creole-speaking Haitian-Americans.

Virtual events planned to rally Haitian-American vote in Georgia runoff
Politics

Virtual events planned to rally Haitian-American vote in Georgia runoff

This Saturday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m., HAVE will co-host a virtual town hall event to rally the vote. The event will be broadcast on the Georgia Haitian American Citizens Facebook group, created by HAVE, and via Zoom. Speakers include Georgia state representatives Erick E. Allen, of District 40 and Miriam Paris, who represents District 142.

Hearing on human rights abuses, impunity in Haiti open to public
Haiti

Hearing on human rights abuses, impunity in Haiti open to public

On Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), will hold a virtual hearing on impunity for ongoing human rights violations and lack of judicial independence in Haiti. IACHR, an organ of the Organization of American States (OAS), is allowing the public to register for a Zoom broadcast.

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