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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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Don’t miss an opportunity to attend The Haitian Roundtable’s celebration of the outstanding Haitian-Americans who have been selected for the 2016 edition of our 1804 List of Changemakers and Ones to Watch. The Recognition Ceremony and Reception will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 6:00PM to 11:00PM at My Image Studios in Harlem. This premier event sells out so get your tickets right away.

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THE 1804 LIST FOR 2016

Thought leaders, trailblazers, rising stars and unsung heroes

The Haitian Roundtable will celebrate the 2016 edition of its 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers and Ones to Watch on November 12. The 1804 List recognizes 30 Haitian-Americans who have demonstrated outstanding achievement, have been proven forces for change, and have helped to ...

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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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