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Haitian American Performs Solo Dance At First Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE
Arts & Culture, New York

Haitian American Performs Solo Dance At First Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE

By Carlotta Mohamed

Seven choreographers and dancers performed in the first Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE event of the year, at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on Sunday night.

New Traditions: A Showcase for Caribbean Choreographers, gave a platform for dance artists working with body movement, content and esthetic choices to present stories of who they are today in an evolving Caribbean culture.

One of those choreographers, Maxine Montilus, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to Haitian parents, did her solo performance, “Ou Pa Pale Kreyol?!?! (“You Don’t Speak Kreyol?!?!).

3 Reasons To Check Out Haiti Film Fest
Arts & Culture, New York

3 Reasons To Check Out Haiti Film Fest

For the third consecutive year, Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX) is hosting its Haiti Film Festival in time for Haitian Heritage Month. HCX will showcase over 15 screenings of Haitian-produced films throughout New York City. The film festival will showcase a variety of films, ranging from short films to documentaries. Here are three reasons not to…

Women Who Inspire Women
New York

Women Who Inspire Women

  Dlo Pou Viv, an international relief organization in Haiti, commemorated the end of Women’s History Month with a luncheon celebrating women success stories. Women Who Inspire Women (WWIW) is a New York-based collective of established female entrepreneurs, executives, politicians, philanthropists and professionals. Attendees received branding and networking tips, as well as, legal advice specific to the entertainment…

Haiti Film Fest Opening Night Reception
New York

Haiti Film Fest Opening Night Reception

Join Haitian Times on Thursday, May 7th at DROM NYC in the heart of the East Village for the Opening Night of Haiti Cultural Exchange’s 3rd Biennial Haiti Film Fest! Mix and mingle with fellow cinephiles, filmmakers and actors during our exclusive Pre-Event Reception while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Purchase discounted tickets here until April 1, noon

Haitian Roundtable Brings In 2015 Members of “1804 List”
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Haitian Roundtable Brings In 2015 Members of “1804 List”

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.

AfroCrowd: Owning Haitian History Through Digital Empowerment
Arts & Culture, Black History Month, New York, News

AfroCrowd: Owning Haitian History Through Digital Empowerment

By Fabiola Jean

AfroCrowd, a new initiative aimed at increasing black participation in crowdsourcing, kicked off Black History Month, with a weekend dedicated to Wikimedia crowdsourcing. The kickoff event, held at the Brooklyn Public Library, was sponsored by the Haiti Cultural Exchange, Haitian Creole Language Institute, Afro Latin Project, Port Academie, Garifuna Nation, Yoruba Cultural Institute and Afro Diaspora.

CAPRACARE Hosts Annual Fundraiser And Earthquake Commemoration
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CAPRACARE Hosts Annual Fundraiser And Earthquake Commemoration

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.”

New York, Photo Gallery

Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York Induct New Executive Committee

Photo Credit: Fabiola Jean The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York (HALANY)inducted their 2015 executive committee on Jan. 15 in New York City. The newly-inducted members were sworn in by Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, and special remarks were delivered by Judge Raymond Lohier.

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