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“We want to make sure the Haitian community here in the states, as well as home, knows what is at risk, for you to leave Haiti and come here with the hope of making it.”
Throughout his tenure, Altidor was known for opening the doors of the embassy to both the community and those not familiar with Haitian culture. He often sponsored a variety of events — from fashion shows to panel discussions– in the palatial space that’s ordained with colorful pieces of Haitian artwork.
Delroy speaks to The Haitian Times on the importance of education and its relevance in all aspects of Haitian culture.
The event was spearheaded by program coordinator Ruth Jean-Marie who was inspired by a similar event called ‘Escúchame’ for the Latino community in the Bronx where the sessions were conducted in both English and Spanish. These events according to Jean-Marie are part of a larger initiative launched by First Lady Chirlane McCray that addresses mental health concerns by creating access to resources, specifically for the black community to thrive.
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Proposed Belmont Park Redevelopment Project Raises Questions On Traffic Impact for Nearby Haitian Communities
The proposed project was estimated to generate 5,093 vehicle trips into the Elmont and surrounding Queens area during peak a.m. and p.m. hours in the weekday, according to the traffic study conducted by the state. During three Saturday peak hours, 12,955 vehicle trips were anticipated.