The Sean Penn & Friends Haiti Takes Root Benefit Dinner & Auction Supporting J/P Haitian Relief Organization

Sean Penn Pens Op-Ed on Trump’s Crude Immigration Comments: Donald Trump Is “An Enemy of Compassion, An Enemy of the State”

Penn is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and the founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization.

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Haitian NFL Players Are Angered, Hurt But Not Surprised By Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About Their Native Country

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  • The President called the country of their origin a shithole. They know it as a beautiful if beleaguered island from which hard-working, uncomplaining immigrants come to the U.S. to build on the American dream
  • ‘We are some of the strongest people on earth. To win our independence and help other Caribbean islands get their freedom? Dealing with hurricanes and earthquakes. It shows our grit.’
  • ‘There are amazing Haitians in America who are assets to this country, who are helping both countries with hard work and charity.’
  • ‘It hurts to be judged by ignorance.’
  • ‘Why not use your gift to make the world a better place? Where’s the love?’

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Trump Administration’s Planned Deportations of Haitians Could Bring Increase of Child Servants

Watson Saint Fleur is 12 but he’s never attended a day of school. He’s toiled in hardship doing household chores and peddling plastic bags of drinking water along city streets noisy with motorbikes and trucks. Continue reading “Trump Administration’s Planned Deportations of Haitians Could Bring Increase of Child Servants”

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Geneseo Church Plans Haitian Breakfast To Benefit Hungry Orphans For February 26th

A rice and beans breakfast is planned for 9:15-10:15 a.m. Feb. 26 at the Grace United Methodist Church, 318 N. Center St.

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