“Mobilizing the Diaspora for Haiti’s Development.”

Using the inspiring example of Samuel Dalembert to encourage the Haitian-American community to come out and support Haiti 

Date: Saturday, August 19

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Place: Ambiance Restaurant, 9413 Avenue L, Brooklyn

     The program:

  • Samuel Dalembert, on the role of sports in nation-building.
  • Fritz Belizaire, minister of sports of Haiti 
  • Rev. Garry Theodate of the Haiti Democracy Project, Haitian-American observation of the February 7 and April 21 elections
  • Kathie Scarrah of the Haiti Democracy Project: a beautiful slide show of the elections
  • Ronide Cayo, of Sheepsheads Bay, N.Y.: Cooperation with World Vision in building a hurricane-proof village
  • Wayne Pitts, Brooklyn, candidate for 43rd assembly dstrict: Increasing the political clout of the Haitian-Americans
  • Kermit Eady, former president of Black United Fund: Self-financing of community activities



  • Brothers & Sisters International
  • Haiti Democracy Project
  • Haitian League
  • Union des Jeunes Progressistes
  • Yele Haiti
  • Radio Leve Kanpe, Irvington, N.J.