On Mar. 21, the Haitian Roundatable presented its third edition of the 1804 List “to recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding acts of service, innovators within their profession, and the rising stars who have made significant contributions in the United States, Haiti and beyond.” Thirty Haitian American professionals and leaders were honored at the awards ceremony that took place at the Florence Gould Hall in Manhattan. This year’s ceremony was hosted by Mona Scott-Young and Dr. Jeff Gardere.
After a rocky event last year, Jaz Enterprise came back full force for their 10 year anniversary, with a packed house and fluid lineup of some of the top acts in the Haitian music industry.
Here are seven unforgettable moments from the music showcase.
By Fabiola Jean
In remembrance of the tragic earthquake that took place in Haiti in January 2010, CAPRACARE hosted their 5th annual “Show your love for Haiti: 2015″ fundraiser, which took place at the Galway PUB NYC in mid-January.
CAPRACARE, a Haiti-based organization, provides access to medical care, mental health and nutrition education services, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. Their “comprehensive approach helps students, parents, and the community combat the wide range of physical, psycho-social and environmental needs that arise from difficult daily living conditions in Haiti.”
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By Henry Beaucejour CEO of Haiti Tech of New-York
Investir et s’investir en Haiti: Un acte de foi, is the title of a riveting book recently released by author and entrepreneur Jerry Tardieu. After Port-au-Prince and North Miami, Tardieu chose New York as the third stop of his book tour. When I found out that the Harvard trained entrepreneur would be in New York for a book signing, I decided to attend.
By Vania Andre Two years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, filmmakers Raynald Leconte and Eve Blouin headed to the…