Very few people know about the ambitious attack carried out by an allied fighting force on British occupied Savannah, Georgia in 1779; but for Haitians, Haitian-Americans, and friends of either of these groups, the Siege of Savannah will not be forgotten this 4th of July. A little bit of history: (History aficionados should be getting excited,… More Why We Should Remember Haiti This 4th of July
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When asked what my favorite thing about Haiti is, I had to pause and consider my options, because, believe it or not, there are many! I pondered the food. Not a bad option, but such a blase answer. I clearly couldn’t do justice to the country via an edible format. My mind wandered next to… More On Closeness and Interaction: Men Holding Hands in Haiti
Understanding the current crisis in the Dominican Republic: In 2013 a Dominican constitutional court ruled to revoke the citizenship of anyone born in the D.R. after 1929 to Haitian immigrant parents. Why 1929? In 1929 the border dividing Hispaniola into the modern day boundaries of the D.R. and Haiti was officially drawn up and established.… More Understanding the Current Crisis in the Dominican Republic
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Speaking Creole opens doors for real growth during your time in Haiti. Language helps create real, meaningful relationships. You have the chance to learn from the community where you work and foster friendships that wouldn’t have been possible before.