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Thursday, 24 May 2012 17:03
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PALM BEACH COUNTY, USA (defend.ht/NHAF) - We are genuinely pleased to announce the 3rd annual National Haitian American Forum to be held on May 26th, at Barton Elementary School starting at 4:30PM. Our theme for this year is "Reaching For The Dream".
The 2012 National Haitian American Forum will include two discussion panels;
"Haitian-Americans in Politics" and an Intergenerational panel entitled "Learn From Each Other."
Confirmed guests include:
Senatorial Candidate Mack Bernard,
Mayor Joseph M. Champagne, Jr.
(NJ) State Rep. John Patrick Julien,
Mayor Andre Pierre,
Commissioner Jean Monestime,
Phillip J. Brutus former member of the Florida House of Representatives,
Josue Pierre Political Director for HAAPA PAC,
Commissioner Al Jacquet
and many more.
The "Haitian-Americans in Politics" panel will feature prominent Haitian-American political leaders from across the U.S . The panel will discuss pertinent topics affecting the Haitian community such as education, healthcare, civil rights, civic engagement and the future of Haitian-American participation in politics.
The "Learn From Each Other" panel will allow multiple generations to come together to exchange knowledge, share their successes, learn about their differences and find common ground. This generational dialogue will help create an action plan to help our community address important issues such as, college accessibility, jobs, juvenile deliquency, immigration etc....
Color Of Hope, Inc is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grass-roots community based organization that strives to strengthen the Haitian community through the combined strategies of community organizing, advocacy, education, social services, cultural outreach, leadership development, and forging productive relationships with other communities. C.O.H works to improve the quality of life of Haitians by building our community's capacity to be an active agent for positive social change. More information at www.colorofhope.org.
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