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Haitian Migration Beyond The News Cycle: A Virtual Teach-in

November 22, 2021 | 4 PM (EST)

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean studies presents, "Haitian Migration Beyond the News Cycle: A Virtual Teach-In", featuring Gabrielle Apollon (NYU School of Law's Global Justice Clinic), Emmanuela Douyon (Executive Director, Policité), and Ralph Thomassaint Joseph (Editor in Chief, Ayibopost). Moderated by Wynnie Lamour, (NYU CLACS).

Event Description

This Teach-In will present an in-depth analysis of Haitian migration by a panel of experts from the island and its diaspora communities that will dive into the root causes and current affairs that have driven recent emigration from Haiti to South America and the US. Experts in the areas of law, journalism, as well as political and cultural activism, will explain how US Policy and political corruption tied to international economic development are at the root of the island’s latest migrant movement towards the US southern border.

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The Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora at NYU, the Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York, NACLA, NYU School of Law's Global Justice Clinic, Latinx Law Students Association, Black Allied Law Students Association and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.