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New York

Assembly’s Haitian caucus organizes Dorian relief effort for Bahamas

Members of the Assembly Haitian Caucus are soliciting donations to aid Bahamians impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Additionally, the Assembly Democrats…

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Accusations of Anti-Haitianism follow Brooklyn Council Special Election Race
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Accusations of Anti-Haitianism follow Brooklyn Council Special Election Race

Leaders in the Haitian community are up in arms after Public Advocate Jumaane Williams officially endorsed Monique Chandler-Waterman in the special election to fill his vacated council seat under Toussaint L’overture Boulevard on April 17. Several leaders have his endorsement, which took place in Little Haiti, for a candidate with no ties to the community as a slap in the face.

Defeat Paves Williams’ Way for Public Advocate
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Defeat Paves Williams’ Way for Public Advocate

Although he was unable to secure the lieutenant governor seat, his potential ascension to public advocate has widespread implications for immigrant and communities of color across the city. The self-described activist, has long been a friend to the Haitian community, who comprises a significant portion of his district in central Brooklyn. Williams has been instrumental both in front and behind the scenes of key Haitian-centered initiatives like the Haitian Studies Institute housed at Brooklyn College and the creation of Little Haiti in East Flatbush, and has even been named an “honorary Haitian” by the Haitian Roundtable. 

Josue Pierre Leads Pack In Race For District Leader
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Josue Pierre Leads Pack In Race For District Leader

Pierre, born in Haiti and raised in the Flatbush area, has worked ardently to promote and encourage increased political engagement within the Haitian-American community in the 42nd District. With the help of powerful Haitian-American Assemblywoman and female district leader Rodneyse Bichotte, he has been able to consolidate political influence in the area and give local residents a platform to voice concerns about pressing issues like immigration, housing and jobs.

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