Mission | Our Work

The Haitian Roundtable (HRT), founded in New York in 2008, is an organization comprised of Haitian-American professionals who are committed to civic engagement as well as philanthropic endeavors benefiting Haiti, Haitian organizations and causes. The organization seeks to heighten awareness locally and nationally of Haitians as an emerging constituency among key stakeholders and institutions through networking, forums and events. The Haitian Roundtable also aims to inform, advocate and promote Haiti as a positive brand.
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Celebrating the 1804 List!

Who are the most influential Haitian-Americans? Each year, The Haitian Roundtable’s 1804 List highlights Haitian-American achievers in the United States. This year’s list includes a museum curator, a Florida police chief, a poet laureate, two Olympians, a hospital chief, a university president and a legendary rapper.  Join co-hosts Dr. Jeffrey Gardère and Mona Scott-Young in honoring them on November 11. For a complete list of nominees, click here.
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Meet Haitian-American Tech Gurus!

Join us on July 12 for a special meetup with innovators in digital technology. Learn how you can impact an evolving industry and capitalize on the future of tech. Don't miss an exclusive opportunity to network, make meaningful connections and exchange ideas with dynamic professionals, entrepreneurs, marketers, creators and influencers.

This program is part of The Haitian Roundtable's ongoing "Haiti Dialogue Series," a unique forum that brings together distinguished thought leaders and accomplished practitioners for candid conversation on topics that impact Haitians everywhere.

Space is limited. RSVP required: 
info@thehaitianroundtable.org

For details and a list of speakers, click here

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Civic Engagement

HRT provides opportunities for its members and the community at large to learn and engage on numerous civic issues, by hosting public forums on local elections, organizing dialogues on challenges women face in Haiti, and recognizing local leaders who support the community at the annual Haitian Independence Day Awards.
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Haiti Dialogue Series

HRT hosts the Haiti Dialogue Series, which serves as a forum to discuss current and relevant topics that impact the Haitian community. The Dialogue Series brings together distinguished thought leaders and accomplished practitioners for candid conversation on a variety of important issues.

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Kreyol Connection

HRT frequently sponsors Kreyol Connection. These networking receptions offer opportunities for professionals to celebrate Haitian culture after work, as they build lasting social bonds. The events are held at elegant venues throughout New York City and co-hosted by various high profile Haitian-Americans.
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Our Partners

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