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Local Group Rallies Support For Dominican Republic Deportation Victims

A new immigration law is causing a large amount of Haitians in the Dominican Republic to return to Haiti.


(Haitians in Philadelphia march along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in solidarity for brethren facing deportation from the Dominican Republic.  File photo by Miss Talie, HPP, provided)

Haitians in US Rally For Countrymen Facing Deportation From Dominican Republic

“This is an international human rights violation,” said Florcy Morissett, a founding member of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP).


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NJ Volunteers Robbed At Gunpoint, Tied Up During Service Mission In Haiti

A group went to Haiti to help, but ended up needing help themselves.


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2 Penn Vet Students Make Forbes’ List Of ’30 Under 30′

According to the school, Dr. Nikki Wright, 28, and Dr. Lisa Gretebeck, 26, made the list for co-founding an organization that provides sustainable animal husbandry training and resources to families living in rural Haiti.


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Del. County Church Collecting Shoes For Haiti, Uganda

The youth at one area church are jumping in “feet first” to learn the importance of helping others with a shoe drive that runs through Oct. 13th.


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Bishop On Immigration: ‘We Have…An Obligation To Help These Young People Get Established Again’

Dom Giordano talked with Bishop David Zubik about his defense of organizations aiding and offering housing to immigrant children sent to the United States from Mexico and Central America.


On Jan. 12, a massive 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, destroying the capitol city of Port-au-Prince and killing 300,000 people. (credit: Frederic Dupoux/Getty Images)

Local High School Student Speaks On Inspiring Trip To Haiti

Several area students from the area had the opportunity to travel to Haiti to build a foundation for a school there. They are members of the Legacy and Youth Tennis and Education group, an organization inspired by the life of Arthur Ashe.


Exterior view of the Hexagone building in Port-au-Prince. (credit: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

New State Department Travel Advisory For Haiti Leaves Some Haitians Disappointed

The U.S. State Department has toughened its travel advisory for Haiti, something that a local Haitian leader says adds insult to injury.


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Actress Maria Bello Receives Key To Sea Isle City

Maria Bello, a Norristown, Pennsylvania native and Sea Isle City summer resident, was awarded with a Key to Sea Isle City for the community service she has done with women in Haiti.


(Members of the "College All-Stars" show their basketball skills during a "Hoops For Haiti" fundraiser at the Meredith School in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

A South Philadelphia School Holds ‘Hoops For Haiti’ Fundraiser Event

The air was electric inside the gymnasium at the Meredith School as the children gathered to watch the Neumann-Goretti and College All-Star basketball players strut their stuff on the court.


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Free Library’s Program Concludes With Special Appearance From Haitian Author

The 10th anniversary season for the One Book, One Philadelphia program at the Free Library of Philadelphia came to a close on Friday night with an interview with author, Edwidge Danticat.



Devon Prep Senior Connell White Visits Haiti To See Earthquake Aftermath

A student from a Chester County prep school traveled to Haiti and got a crash course in the real life aftermath of an earthquake.


(Edwidge Danticat and her book, "Create Dangerously.")

Philadelphia’s Haitian Community Thrilled By Latest ‘One Book, One Philadelphia’ Selection

Haitian drummers and dancers will perform Wednesday night at the library’s main branch, on Logan Circle, to celebrate the selection of a book by the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat.


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Social Media Helps Health Care

Social media helps facilitate health care during disasters.


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New AMMP Exhibit Features Quilts By Haitian Women

A collection of quilts created by women in Haiti are on display at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.