2020 Year-End HCX Fundraiser


What a year! 2020 has been challenging for all of us: from the COVID-19 pandemic—which hit our community particularly hard—to the pain of centuries-old racial injustice that prompted uprisings across the country, to the uncertainty of a vitally important election. 2020 has delivered one shocking moment after another.   Throughout all this, Haiti Cultural Exchange […]

New HCX Intern Announcement!


Hi everyone! My name is Smerlene Mata.   I have been residing in Brooklyn, NY for my whole life. Growing up I was a bit shy, which is why immersing myself in an arts high school is what helped me come out my shell. Attending Brooklyn Arts, I was able to be involved with various fundraising […]

#HCXBookClub Children’s Books Edition


Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings  Written by Francie Latour and illustrated by Ken Daley   A is for Ayiti   Written by Ibi Zoboi and Illustrated by Joseph Zoboi  Konpe Chen Ak Konpe Chat: Ala Mizè Dous Written by Fedo Boyer and illustrated by Djena Chal  Anacaona: Golden Flower  Written by Edwidge Danticat   Dis-moi des Chansons d’Haïti  Written […]

Art in the Garden: Fall Sundays | Recap


The Haitian Creole saying “fanm se poto mitan” expresses the idea that women are the pillar of any society. HCX Cultural arts programming through June 2021, will unpack the role of the feminine in Haitian and Diaspora settings, examining both traditional views, and ways in which these roles are being challenged and rethought in modern […]