Panel Discussion: Integrating Haitian Immigrants

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Ricot Dupuy, Director, Radio Soleil

[Community News]

The Black Institute Partners with NYC Haitian Community To Plan Improving Immigrant Integration

Forum: Thursday, February 19, 6-8:30PM

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th Street, 6th floor

The Black Institute and Haitian-American Student Association of John Jay College are holding a forum to discuss successes and challenges of integrating Haitian immigrants in the US and outline recommendations in the light of the Immigrant Integration Plan currently in development by the Obama Administration.

Expected speakers include:

Hon. Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Hon. Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

Hon. Rodneyse Bichotte, New York State Assemblymember

Ralph Delouis, Board Chair, Haitian American Lawyers Association of NY

Mimi Pierre Johnson, President, Haitian American Political Action Committee of NY

Dr.Francois Pierre-Louis, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, CUNY’ Queens College

Hon. Michaelle Solages, New York State Assemblymember

Ricot Dupuy, Director, Radio Soleil (panel moderator)


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