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Building leaders of integrity for Haiti

Jacky Francois gives a testimony at Rendezvous Christ Church, about how he found Haiti Teen Challenge. Jacky Francois, 21, lived…

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Haitians in France: A First Look Into Their Lives and Community
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Haitians in France: A First Look Into Their Lives and Community

What is unusual about Haitians in France are the many gaps in the public’s understanding as to their place in French society. This is odd because Haiti and France are so deeply connected. Unlike Miami and New York, Paris has no Little Haiti. Few permanent community centers welcome Haitians here. No university in France is home to a Haitian studies institute.

We set out to fill some of these gaps. Perhaps unsurprisingly, information was hard to come by and the picture we assembled is complex.

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The Haitian Clergy’s Role in Advancing Civil Rights

While the church’s impact in African-American communities is seen, both politically and socially, in many black enclaves across the country, you’d be hard-pressed to say the same for the Haitian-American community. Which is why a group of lawyers and pastors in New York City is looking to change the script by writing a new one.

Women Farmers and Land Grabs in Haiti:  An interview with Iderle Brénus
Special Reports, Women & Children

Women Farmers and Land Grabs in Haiti: An interview with Iderle Brénus

By Beverly Bell

In Haiti, the majority of the people working the land are women. Not only are they there during planting, weeding and harvesting, but they also play a role in transforming and marketing food products. They’re involved in the entire agricultural production process. This is why we call women the poto mitan, central pillar, of the country.

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