Leading change in Haiti, starting with hope

How two young Haitians in US-backed program hope to help their community

Through his project, Joseph hopes to tackle unfair elections in Cap-Haitien by implementing four intensive three-month training modules for 50 leaders between 18 and 30 years old working in civil organizations in various neighborhoods. The modules will focus on leadership and social responsibility, corruption and sustainable development, democracy and voting rights, Joseph said. To access…


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Ricot Dupuy

Ricot Dupuy: A trusted voice on-air, online and in the streets

April 20, 1990. More so than it is for most Haitian-Americans, the day is engraved in Ricot Dupuy’s memory forever.

“I still think of this day as a monument and something that I will take to my grave,” said Dupuy, co-founder of Radio Soleil, a fixture in New York’s Haitian community. “When we marched across the Brooklyn Bridge, I don’t think I will ever have that feeling again.”