Mennonite Central Committee, the Episcopal Church and HAWG have joined forces to call for Action on Hunger in Haiti. Join their call!
Click here for the Episcopal Church Action Alert !
Click here for the Action Alert from the Mennonite Central Committee !
See below for the list of offices to call
Urge your Representatives to take action to prevent hunger and food insecurity in Haiti!! Read More
Between February 22 and 26, four members of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group traveled to Haiti to gain a better understanding of the country’s environmental challenges, in the context of climate change. Participants in this delegation included Jayce Hafner from the Episcopal Church, Elaine Zuckerman from Gender Action, Joel Kupferman of the Environmental Justice Initiative, and Maurice Bloem from Church World Service (CWS). Read More
Plaidoyer pour action
Six mois après Matthew, une crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle s’amorce en Haïti : il est urgent de réagir
Le 4 octobre 2016, l’ouragan Matthew de catégorie 4 a frappé Haïti. L’oeil de l’ouragan a directement touché les départements du Sud, de la Grand’Anse, mais a aussi provoqué d’importants dégâts dans les Nippes et les zones côtières des départements du Nord-Ouest, de l’Artibonite et de l’Ouest. Read More
A call for Advocacy and Action on Hunger
Six months after Hurricane Matthew, a food and nutritional crisis is beginning in Haiti: we must react.
On October 4th 2016, a category 4 Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti. The hurricane’s eye directly affected the Sud and Grand’Anse departments, but also caused important damages in Nippes, Nord-Ouest, Artibonite and Ouest. Read More
HAWG’s 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration
Elaine Zuckerman, Gender Action, March 27, 2017
The Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) celebrated 2017’s International Women’s Day (IWD) by inviting two Haitian women’s rights defenders to make presentations at meetings in Washington DC. Doing so aligns with HAWG’s practice to bring Haitian voices to DC policymakers and donors. Read More
The HAWG Heads to Haiti: Firsthand Perspectives on Haiti’s Environmental Needs
We sat three abreast in the back of a jeep, speeding through mountainous roads toward the southern tip of Haiti. Sitting between by my Haiti Advocacy Working Group colleagues, I could hardly believe that we were finally here, investigating the crucial sustainability issues for which the HAWG has advocated over the past several years. Read More
Entre le 22 et le 26 février 2017, quatre membres de HAWG se sont rendus en Haïti. Elaine Zuckerman de Gender Action, Joel Kupferman de l’Initiative pour la justice environnementale, Maurice Bloem du Church World Service et Jayce Hafner de l’Église épiscopale ont participé à ce voyage. Tav Hafner a servie de cameraman de la délégation. Read More
Soti 22 pou rive 26 fevriye 2017, kat manm ki soti nan HAWG vwayaje an Ayiti. Manm sa yo se te : Elaine Zuckerman pou Gender Action, Joel Kupferman pou Inisyativ pou yon Jistis sou Anviwònman, Maurice Bloem pou Church World Service (Sèvis Legliz Mondyal) ak Jayce Hafner, pou Legliz Episkopal. Read More
Between February 22 and 26, 2017, four members of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group traveled to Haiti. Elaine Zuckerman of Gender Action, Joel Kupferman of the Environmental Justice Initiative, Maurice Bloem of Church World Service, and Jayce Hafner of the Episcopal Church participated in this timely trip. Tav Hafner served as the delegation’s videographer. Read More
Status of Women in Haiti Panel Invitation
International Women’s Day Celebration
Haiti Advocacy Working Group
March 7, 2017 from 9:30-11 am
You are invited to attend a Haiti Advocacy Working Group panel on the status of women in Haiti featuring Haitian feminist activists and experts on Haiti.
When: March 7 from 9:30-11 am
Where: Human Rights Watch, 1630 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC
Nadia Lafleur, Director of Fanm Deside’s battered women’s shelter who will describe gender-based violence in Haiti and the shelter’s work with female victims of violence
Sabine Lamour, Activist and Professor who will discuss women’s participation in Haitian elections, women’s political representation, and the “paradoxical status of women in Haiti’s reconstruction following the 2010 earthquake”
Amanda Klasing, Senior Researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch who will summarize Haiti’s 2016 submission to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Amy Van Zanen of Gender Action who will summarize the gender impacts of World Bank and Inter-American Bank investments in Haiti during 2013-16
Hosts: Haiti Advocacy Working Group, Gender Action, and Human Rights Watch
We welcome your participation! Read More