New Bridges for Haitian Success
By Steve Ahlquist on August 10, 2017
“Simply put, Municipal ID cards affirm your residency in out city, regardless of immigration status, regardless of housing status or criminal history,” said Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza
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By Steve Ahlquist on January 18, 2017
“This was a great relief,” Georges said of the supplies. “They never received any aid, even from the elected officials. They were so grateful to Rhode Island.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on October 5, 2016
Bottled water, non-perishable food items and supplies can be dropped off at 603 Elmwood Ave Providence, RI 02907 or A & G Multiservices Center LLC, 608 Charles Street, Providence RI 02904.
By Steve Ahlquist on May 18, 2016
“Free yourself completely and continue to fight for the freedom of the entire world,” said keynote speaker Jean-Claude Sanon, “Wherever there is injustice it is my obligation, as well as yours, to fight it.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on May 16, 2016
Organizers will be bringing together the Haitian community and allies into a community event serendipitously on the day of Haitian Independence. We want to recognize the courageous efforts of revolutionaries Toussaint L’Ouverture and Jean Jacques Dessaline in creating the country of Haiti as the first and only free nation in history to be liberated by slaves.