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Remarkable New Documentary on Ecological Restoration and Permaculture in Haiti

Posted by on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 2:59 pm

“One Day, Everything Will Be Free” is the title of a remarkable new feature-length documentary on an ecological restoration and permaculture community in Haiti. The film is still in final editing, but you can see an inspiring preview and get more information at onedayeverythingwillbefree.com. The movie explores the challenges, motivations, and broader implications of Sadhana Forest […]

New 100K Jobs for Haiti Newsletter — February 2013

Posted by on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 9:24 am

Download the latest newsletter here: 100kJobs4HaitiNewsletterFeb2013

Haiti’s first ever pro-am mountain bike race viewed as a success

Posted by on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 5:35 pm

This event took place over January 30 to February 2, 2013; you can read more about it and view a video here. The Coalition was instrumental in working with Travelcology in the early stages of this event. Please visit this page to keep in touch with the organizing team for the 2014 event. —–PRESS RELEASE—— […]

Solar Power Advances in Haiti

Posted by on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Solar Power Advances in Haiti December 9, 2012: NRG Energy, Inc. has announced the completion of its “The Sun Lights the Way” project in Haiti. The program entailed the installation of solar electric systems at 20 schools, a fish farm and a drip irrigation system supporting agricultural production throughout Haiti’s Central Plateau region, through collaboration […]

3rd Annual Haiti Track at Movement Day 2012 NYC September 27th-28th

Posted by on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:49 am

3rd Annual Haiti Track at Movement Day 2012 ~ TWO DAY TRACK “Redeveloping Haiti: Partnering for Strategic Impact” Hilton NY Hotel Thursday, September 27th 12:45pm-3:45pm and Friday, September 28th 8:00am-4:00pm We recently received the following very special letter from our friend Marie-Yolaine Eusebe from Community2Community:

Follow up to the 2012 Sustainable Haiti Conference

Posted by on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm

We had a pretty extraordinary time in Miami at the end of April, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones, impressed by the level of development occurring both in Haiti and in the Diaspora community (though of course it is still barely scratching the surface of both the challenge and the opportunity) and determined […]

Join us for the Sustainable Haiti Conference April 23-25 in Miami

Posted by on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 3:16 pm

This year’s Sustainable Haiti Conference promises to be an extraordinarily useful gathering of people and organizations — with tangible plans, access to investment funding, and innovative solutions to the challenges of rebuilding Haiti. This 3rd annual conference will take place from April 23rd- April 25th, 2012 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. We’ll be hosting […]

Haiti Rejuvenate Symposium to be Rescheduled

Posted by on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 4:24 pm

The Haiti Rejuvenate Symposium that was to be held Thursday, January 12, 2012, at Essex County College in Newark, NJ, has been postponed until June of 2012. For more information, see http://HaitiRejuvenate.org. Here’s the original program:

Clinton Promotes Haiti’s Investment Potential

Posted by on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 12:22 am

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton says Haiti has the potential for sparking competition in the Caribbean that would transform the island nation into a regional leader. He made the prediction in New York City at the yearly Clinton Global Initiative, or CGI, a leadership forum that tackles some of the world’s most pressing problems. Clinton […]

Haiti Update Posted

Posted by on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 11:02 am

I have posted my April 16 Haiti Update presentation at the Morristown EcoCenter in two formats: Viewable Online (no videos), or downloadable Player Version with Movies. I now plan to complete my notes on the trip, enter all of our new contacts, and follow up with messages regarding specific projects, as well as a general […]

Haiti Today: The Sustainable Leadership Challenge

Posted by on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 6:40 am

Opportunities and challenges in the sustainable redevelopment of Haiti: Can we imagine an alternative future for “the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere”? Haiti is perhaps the most powerful example of a society suffering from a deficit of triple-bottom line outcomes-ecologically, economically, and socially, though it continues to have a strong culture and an indomitable […]

Day Two in Haiti

Posted by on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:21 am

Our second day in Haiti was filled with more surprises, more insights, and several further misadventures. Our night sleeping in tents at the GRU property proved to be more difficult than any of us imagined, between the high heat and humidity, the hard ground, and the mosquitoes who somehow got past the tent’s barriers to […]