HCX’s new team member: Onè… by Keylah Mellon, Communications and Outreach Intern


As a closed off individual, I’ve only ever found solace and myself through the arts (I still do). My father tells me stories of my child self enthralled by imagery, words, color and music. Growing up, my closest friends were artists. I’ve never thought of myself as an artist, however, until I picked up a […]

HCX’s new team member: Across the Ocean and Back by Yushabel Lubrun, Brooklyn Community Foundation Fellow


I was not ready. As I disembarked the packed plane in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, I was unsure what to expect. Of course, I was exposed to the disheartening photos and footage of Haiti on television growing up, but something was different. The life and energy flowing from the country’s rich history and culture engulfed me as […]

July 15th : Celebrate the Lambi Fund with an evening of Haitian Arts and Culture


Join the Lambi Fund for an evening of Haitian arts and culture with internationally acclaimed Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat, honoring Josette Perard, the Lambi Fund’s director, and her 20 plus year service to the organization and the people of Haiti. DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 15th | 6pm – 9pm LOCATION:Penthouse 808 on the roof of the Ravel […]

July 11th & 12th: A Haitian Art and Craft Fair: Bèl Bagay Lakay


The Haitian Network Group of Detroit (HNGD), in partnership with the Consulate of the Republic of Haiti in Chicago and Madonna University, presents: A Haitian Art and Craft Fair: Bèl Bagay Lakay Bèl Bagay Lakay will take place on July 11 and 12, 2015 in downtown Farmington, Michigan. This 2-day outdoor event is an opportunity to give the […]