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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.

Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents
Haitians In America, Profiles

Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents

Bazile’s confirmation makes him the fourth Haitian-American district leader for the Kings County Democratic Party, which has 42 district leaders in all. Bazile, who resides in the Williamsburg neighborhood where he grew up, joins Party Chair and District 42 Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, male District 42 Leader Josue Pierre and male District 43 Leader Edu Hermelyn.

Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger
Health & Science

Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger

Kingsbrook, along with Interfaith Medical Center and Brookdale, the other two hospitals looking at consolidation, employ a significant number of Haitian-Americans. The planned merger of services is part of a $700 million New York State plan to consolidate services at the facilities, which are managed by One Brooklyn Health, a nonprofit.

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