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November 14th | Lage Kò’w! A night of music, dancing and fun at the Carlton Hotel – by Jessica Tong, Communications and Outreach Intern

11.20.14

HCX held an evening of dancing and live drumming at the Carlton Hotel’s Millesime Bar, which brought our diverse community together to have a good time while supporting our organization. DJ Jephté Guillaume was invited to spin a mix of R&B classics, house music and rara infused beats while the sound of the drums echoed and filled the room with energy and life, thanks to Okai from Brown Rice Family, Atibon Legba, Jean Mary Brignol and Morgan Zwerlein.

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This intimate evening was a great way to launch our #GivingTuesday campaign.  In order to create momentum for this global day of giving, the HCX team set up a pledge table, encouraging everyone to lage kò’w, let loose, by taking pictures with props and signs celebrating their pledges to donate on #GivingTuesday.  Those who participated spread the word of their support by sharing their photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

HCX is largely funded by individuals — with over 40% of the budget coming from individual donors.  The evening at the Carlton was a great reminder of the power of grassroots philanthropic efforts.  Giving Tuesday efforts brought in $2,590 in donations from over 50 donors, which allowed the organization to raise nearly $6,500 for our year-end campaign. Thank you to all the donors, artists and guests!  Until next time…

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March 22: The Haitian Round Table Presents: 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers and Ones to Watch Recognition Ceremony & Reception

03.13.14

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Save the date! Join The Haitian Round Table Saturday March 22, 2014 for a special Ceremony & Reception, as they recognize Haitian-Americans who have changed the world, and community for the better. Who are the Haitian-Americans making a difference in America? To answer that question, The Haitian Roundtable joined with The Haitian Times, Radio Soleil, Kompa Guide and The Stewardship Report to select  the Inductees for the 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers and Ones To Watch in the United States.

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The 1804 List, named in honor of Haiti’s year of independence, recognizes Haitian-American Changemakers in the United States who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success in their profession and proven themselves to be forces for change in their communities. They are seen as thought leaders, trailblazers, or unsung heroes who, through their deeds and accomplishments, have helped to create a better understanding of Haiti and the Haitian community. The 1804 List will also recognize outstanding Haitian-Americans as our Ones To Watch who represent our community’s innovators and rising stars from a wide range of industries and backgrounds.

Our List reflects the broad range of accomplishments by Haitian-Americans in the United States. The 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers and Ones To Watch for 2014 includes a former U.S. Ambassador, an international soccer superstar and a NBA legend, an Emmy award winning make-up artist, iconic actor, pioneering not-for-profit leaders, ground breaking jazz vocalist, legislator and entrepreneur.

CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase tickets!

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February 28: 4th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love & Commitment

01.21.14

 

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You are cordially invited to the 4th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love and Commitment.

Haiti Cherie was founded by Fabrice J. Armand (www.fabricejarmand.com), native son of Haiti, who uses his birthday as a platform to fundraise for organizations that are making a significant impact in Haiti. Haiti Cherie’s mission is to showcase the beauty, history, culture and contribution of Haitians to the World.

This year’s beneficiaries are Haven and Project St. Anne.

News Anchor DeMarco Morgan (11Alive Atlanta) will join us as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.

Click here to learn more about the 4th Annual Haiti Cherie and to purchase tickets today!

We would like to thank our sponsor EmblemHealth for their generous support.

This year’s partners include:

Haiti Tourism Inc
http://www.haititourisminc.com/

New York Urban League of Young Professionals

New York Young and Powerful Group

http://www.youngandpowerful.org/

DATE/TIME: February 28th / 6pm
LOCATION: Studio 404, 404 10th Ave, New York, NY 10001
ADMISSION: $50 General Admission / $150 VIP Admission Click here to purchase tickets.

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February 20: Haiti Optimiste : A Benefit Evening Celebrating New Cinema from Haiti

01.21.14

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Join Ciné Institute and the Alliance Française  for an evening celebrating the achievements of  Haiti’s new cinema.

About Ciné Institute

Ciné Institute is located in Jacmel, Haiti. They provide college training in film production and new audio visual technologies, fostering entrepreneurship and business development in local media industries. Learn more here.

About French Institute : Alliance Française (FIAF)

FIAF’s mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures. Learn more here.

 

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