Tag: Brooklyn Haitian-Americans

On earthquake anniversary, Brooklyn Haitians seek to remember, reflect, rebuild
Haiti Earthquake: 10 Years Later

On earthquake anniversary, Brooklyn Haitians seek to remember, reflect, rebuild

While past iterations of the event have taken place indoors at Brooklyn College, attendees needed space to observe social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 30 people attended the earthquake remembrance vigil.

Creole speakers needed to help stop COVID-19 surge in Haitian neighborhoods
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Creole speakers needed to help stop COVID-19 surge in Haitian neighborhoods

At the height of the pandemic last spring, New York City hired 200 people to help COVID-19 positive residents access essentials like food and medicine during quarantine. Now, with a second wave hitting the country and large holiday gatherings likely, the city is planning to expand its program to help more immigrant New Yorkers, including Creole-speaking Haitian-Americans.