Special Mental Health First Aid for the Haitian Community

Mar. 26, 2011 - 9:00 am

Special Mental Health First Aid for the Haitian Community
Saturday, March 26
Event: 9-3:00 pm
CHA School of Nursing Building
125 Lowell St, Somerville, MA 02143 Read more

11th Annual Haitian-American Unity Parade

May. 15, 2011 - 1:00 pm

11th Annual Haitian-American Unity Parade
Sunday, May 15
Event: 1:00 P.M.

Mattapan Square/ Blue Hill Ave. For More information contact (617) 298-8076

16th Annual Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony

May. 13, 2011 - 2:00 pm

16th Annual Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony
Friday, May 13
Event: 2:00 P.M.
Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston, Mass

Restoring Hope In Crisis: From Haiti To Home

Apr. 7, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Restoring Hope In Crisis: From Haiti To Home
Featuring AmeriCares President & CEO Curtis R. Welling
Thursday, April 7
Event: 6-8pm
Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880 Read more

WACKY FAMILY SUNDAY

Mar. 20, 2011 - 11:30 am

Westport Arts Center
Sunday, March 20
Event: 2-4 pm
51 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880 Read more

"Mountains Beyond Mountains" (Haiti Awareness)

Mar. 24, 2011 - 7:00 pm

"Mountains Beyond Mountains" (Haiti Awareness)
Thursday, March 24
Event: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Xaverian Brothers High School
800 Clapboardtree Street
Westwood, MA 02090

Tracy Kidder speaks on "Mountains Beyond Mountains" (Haiti Awareness). Xaverian Brothers High School welcomes author Tracy Kidder as the guest speaker for this year's One Book - One Community read. Kidder, a prolific and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, will speak on Thursday, March 24 at 7 P.M. A book signing will follow the lecture. The event is open to the public and is free.

Haiti Earthquake Survivor Rev. James Gulley

Mar. 20, 2011 - 10:00 am

Haiti Earthquake Survivor Rev. James Gulley
Sunday March 20
Event: 10 am
Wesley United Methodist Church in Worcester. Read more

The Hatian Creole Language: History, Structure, Use and Education

Mar. 22, 2011 - 5:30 pm

The Haitian Creole Language
Tuesday, March 22
Event: 5:30-8:00 pm
University of Massachusetts Club
225 Franklin Street, 33rd floor
Boston, MA

The Haitian Creole Language by Massachusetts Bay Community College President Carole Berotte Joseph. Please join me at a book signing party. RSVP by March 17 to May Seto at mseto@cpcglobal.com or 617-357-5777 ext. 204

Silent Auction

Apr. 9, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Silent Auction
Saturday, Apr 9
Event: 6:00p to 9:00p
St Michael's Episcopal Church, Holliston, MA

Get away with a "Wild West Wing Ding". All proceeds support: Local food pantries, shelters, homeless and inner city camp plus a school in Haiti, AIDS relief in East Africa and Appalachia school libraries and home repair. Donations are welcome. Excellent opportunity to advertise in Holliston/Metrowest Area. Hors d’oeuvres, dessert, beverages available while you browse. Please join us "Westward Ho/Westward Hope."Price: $10

Ping Pong Tournament Fundraiser

Mar. 25, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Ping Pong Tournament Fundraiser
Friday, Mar 25
Event: 6:00p
First Congregational Church, Stoneham, MA

Play Ping-Pong and help the people of Haiti. Come play ping-pong and raise money for Partners In Health in Haiti and Hungry Helpers/Community Dinners in Stoneham. Prizes—pizza and beverages—free child care. To Play: Adults $10 Children (8-12) $5 To cheer: free. Sign up to reserve a playing spot, call 781-438-0097.

Beyond Conflict to Compassion: Finding Civility & Common Ground Among Our Faith

Mar. 17, 2011 - 6:00 pm

CMM’s Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner Celebrating our 45 th Anniversary
Beyond Conflict to Compassion:
Finding Civility & Common Ground Among Our Faiths
Thursday, March 17
Event: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational
11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
(at the corner of Mason & Garden Streets next to Sheraton Commander Hotel)
MBTA Red Line Harvard Square
For directions visit www.coopmet.org Read more

International Gala for Haiti

Apr. 29, 2011 - 6:00 pm

International Gala for Haiti
Friday, Apr 29
Event: 6:00p
First Parish Unitarian Church, Cambridge, MA Read more

YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City

Apr. 27, 2011 - 6:30 pm

YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City
Saturday, April 27
Event: 6:30 pm -9:30 pm
The Center for Arts At The Armory
Somerville, MA Read more

Haiti and Aid Effectiveness

Mar. 31, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Haiti and Aid Effectiveness
Thursday, Mar 31
Event: 6:30-8:00pm
Suffolk University Law School Function Room, Boston, MA Read more

Unequal Treatment Under the Law: Women in the Criminal Justice System

Mar. 8, 2011 - 7:30 am

The 14th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast
Unequal Treatment Under the Law: Women in the Criminal Justice System
Tuesday, March 8
Event: 7:30a.m. - 9:30a.m.
Simmons College
300 The Fenway, Boston Linda K. Paresky Conference Center Read more

"Rebuilding Health and Education in Haiti: How can Students get Involved?

Apr. 9, 2011 - 8:00 am

10th Annual Haitian Leadership & Health Career Conference
"Rebuilding Health and Education in Haiti: How can Students get Involved?"
Saturday, April 9
Event: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Boston University School of Medicine
Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston, MA 02118 Read more

“Lessons about Hope: Resilience in the Face of Disaster”

Mar. 6, 2011 - 2:00 pm

“Lessons about Hope: Resilience in the Face of Disaster”
Sunday, March 6
Event: 2 pm
Montserrat Aspirers Hall
364 Washington St. in Dorchester, MA Read more

International Women’s Day (Jounen Entènasyonal Fanm)

Mar. 5, 2011 - 9:00 am

International Women’s Day (Jounen Entènasyonal Fanm)
Haitian Women’s Health (Sante Fanm Ayisyen)
Saturday, March 5
Event: 9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Church of the Holy Spirit
525 River Street
Mattapan, MA 02126

Special Guests/ Envite Espesyal: Marie-André Pierre-Victor, LICSW, Marie Louise Jean-Baptiste, MD, Derline Fevrius, Singer. Refreshments will be served. For more information please call Carline AFAB at 617-287-0096.

Women, Action, & The Media Film Festival

Mar. 26, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Saturday, March 26
Event: 1-10
MIT Stata Center

Join Women, Action, & the Media Boston for the WAM! Film Festival 2011, full of thought-provoking films and discussion. Poto Mitan, a documentary about brave women activists in Haiti will be one of many being shown. Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance for Q&A following their films. This event is FREE/suggested donation of $5 per screening, and everyone is welcome!

8th Annual Urban Walk for Haiti

Apr. 2, 2011 - 12:00 pm

8th Annual Urban Walk for Haiti
Saturday, April 2
Event: 12-3:00 pm
St. Paul Parish Church
29 Mt. Auburn St. in Harvard Sq. Cambridge Read more

When Our Brushes Shook

Mar. 17, 2011 - 4:30 pm

When Our Brushes Shook
Thursday, March 17
Event: 4:30-7:30 pm
Atrium Gallery, University Hall
1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Lesley University
A reception at Lesly University as well as an exhibit. A Multi-Site Collaborative Art Exhibition in Memory of Haiti’s Earthquake Victims
in collaboration with The Haitian Artists’ Assembly of Massachusetts and in support of visual artists of Jacmel, Haiti
Part of an ongoing event at different locations from March 1—April 15.

V-Day Boston Spotlight Teach-In: Violence Against Women and Girls of Haiti

Mar. 18, 2011 - 6:00 pm

V-Day Boston Spotlight Teach-In:
Violence Against Women and Girls of Haiti
Friday, March 18
Event: 6:00 pm
Amenities Room at Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108

Join us for an expert panel discussion and a presentation to raise awareness concerning critical issues for women and girls of Haiti. Read more

Haiti Earthquake Relief One-Year Report

Mar. 23, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Haiti Earthquake Relief One-Year Report
Wednesday, March 23
Event: 12-1:30 pm
Regional Headquarters, Board Room, 5th Floor
139 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts invites you to join us for a one-year update on the Haiti Earthquake. Guest Speaker JUDITH ST. FORT, National Director, American Red Cross Haiti Assistance Program Washington, D.C.. RSVP: Please respond to Danielle Foley at 617-274-5242 or foleyda@usa.redcross.org by March 16, 2011 as capacity is limited.

"When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding"

Apr. 14, 2011 - 8:30 am

"When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding"
Thursday, April 14
Event: 8:30-5 pm
Boston University
Photonics Center
8 Saint Mary's St.
Boston, MA 02215 Read more

Our women continue to make history

Régine Michelle Jean-CharlesRégine Michelle Jean-CharlesWhen International Women’s Day was first celebrated 100 years ago, it began as a day to honor the contributions of women to the various areas of life—historic, social, economic, literary, and development. Today it should also serve as a reminder for the impediments to progress that still exist for women all over the world especially because studies in international development consistently link the advance of a nation to the education and economic progress of women.

As the global struggle for gender equality continues the day we celebrate women and honor their legacy should also be a day to sound the alarm in the name of human rights and international development both of which are significantly hampered by gender inequality. Read more