“Haitian community leaders, politicians and dignitaries from across the state gathered at Dorcas International’s North Campus on Elmwood Avenue Sunday to rebuke the ugliness and inappropriate nature of the words and sentiments shared by President Donald J. Trump last week in regards to immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and his preference for immigrants from nations such as Norway. Organized by Dr. Norly Germain of Hope and Change for Haiti, Bernard Georges of New Bridges for Haitian Success (NB4HS), Dr. Kappi Bois from Haitian-American Partnership for Positive Actions and Councilman Nirva Rebecca Lafortune, the event filled the room with people of many ethnic backgrounds and religions as they listened to one speaker after the next denounce the president’s words and beliefs as racist and un-American. “
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Learn more about Norly Germain’s project, A Cistern Of 15000-Gallon Of Water In The Community Of Jeannette, here.