January 23, 2012
Feb. 24-25 Event: Amazing Speakers for #Haiti Two-Year Advocacy Day — #HAWG, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC


Over 30 human rights, international development and faith-based organizations called the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) are convening on January 23-25 with Congressional representatives, leaders from Haitian civil society and Haitian Diaspora organizations to discuss progress made in Haiti since the earthquake.   The sessions include an amazing line-up of speakers.    For more information see:


HAWG FINAL 2 Year Events Schedule – Jan 23-25 2012 – PUBLIC – FINAL


In addtion, The Center for Economic and Policy Research, is hosting a discussion about the book:  “Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake” on Tuesday, January 24, 2012  at 6:30 PM.  The event is located at Busboys and Poets (14th and V) 2021 14th St. NW, Washington DC.  The speakers, authors of various chapters, include:


  • Mark Schuller, Assistant Professor, York College / CUNY, co-editor of Tectonic Shifts
  • Manolia Charlotin, Boston Haitian Reporter and Haiti 2015 Campaign
  • Etant Dupain, Haitian journalist and activist
  • Melinda Miles, Let Haiti Live, TransAfrica
  • Ben Smilowitz, Disaster Accountability Project
  • Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic & Policy Research


To RSVP contact:  hawgtwoyear@yahoo.com.