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Hope and Change for Haiti Newsletter & Updates

Hope and Change for Haiti Newsletter & Updates

Dear friend, Happy month of May! Thanks to your support, we have been busy for the past two months. It is with gratitude that I share with you some of the activities organized by Hope and Change for Haiti - HnC during the month of March and April and give you also some updates on our upcoming events. March 8th - International Women's Day Celebration In Partnership with RI Chapter National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood, The Womxn Project, The Collective, and Designed by Delsie we organized our 2nd Annual International Women's Day celebration at the State House. You can view the pictures HERE and watch the presentation of each of our outstanding speakers at that event HERE.

Caroline J. Morgan received a Recognition Award for her outstanding contribution in addressing women rights in RI.

March 17th- Haitian Drums Workshop In Partnership with RI Haitian Community Center/HAPPARI ,we brought the rhythms of traditional Haitian music to Rhode Island. That event was a one-day workshop about Haitian Drum teaching to benefit the Rhode Island community. Haitian Master Drummer Leon Mackendie from Jean Appolon Expressions (in Cambridge MA) was the facilitator. Pictures and videos are available HERE on our Facebook page.

March 7th, 18th, & 24th - we were Guest Speakers at Rhode Island College to talk about Community Engagement It was such a great pleasure for us to speak to different groups of graduates at the School of Social Work of Rhode Island College. We shared about the work HnC is doing in both RI and Haiti and how to engage by utilizing the lens of social change to impact their community in making sustainable change.

March 30th - Attending the advocacy summit 2019 in Washington On March 30th we joined the organization Save the Children in their Advocacy Summit organized in Washington to discuss with US Congress the importance to invest in Early Childhood Education for all and to protect education for children living in conflict zone.