09
OCT
2020

Pierre-Louis Named to Board of Ranked—Choice Voting Committee

Rose Pierre-Louis, chief operating officer of the NYU McSilver Institute and chairperson of The Haitian Roundtable, has been named the executive board of the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting NYC. New Yorkers voted 3-1 in November 2019 to implement the practice of ranking...
29
SEP
2020

Two From HRT Celebrated as Media Execs

The Haitian Roundtable’s very own 1804 List Inductee Pascal Desroches, who is CFO of WarnerMedia, and HRT Co-Founder & Vice Chair of Programs Daphne Leroy, the Vice President of Ad Sales Strategy at ViacomCBS, have been named to the 2020 list of the 100 Most Influential...
03
JUL
2020

Tech and the Future of AI

In a powerful fireside chat, Jeff Lindor, Founder/CEO of Gentlemen’s Factory conducted a candid interview with Alain Leroy, a board member of the Haitian Roundtable, about the future of technology; and how automation and AI impacts the job market, our workplaces, and our lives at...
18
FEB
2020

Architect Rodney Leon on Black Public Art

Architect Rodney Leon presented a talk on February 18, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) as part of UC Berkeley’s 400 Years of Resistance to Slavery and Injustice initiative. The presentation focused on Leon’s work acknowledging the...
29
JAN
2020

Rose Pierre-Louis Hosts Webby-Nominated Podcast

Rose Pierre-Louis, chief operating officer of the NYU McSilver Institute, hosts “Black Men and Boys: Changing the Narrative”, the second season of the Webby-nominated podcast series. “Throughout American history the lives of Black people have been shaped by harmful...
06
NOV
2019

Karine Jean-Pierre’s “Good Job”

Karine Jean-Pierre’s mother worried about her career choice until she landed a job in the White House. Reflecting on the concerns of Haitian parents about their kids having a “good job” was just one of the highlights of Jean-Pierre’s delightful conversation with CBS correspondent...
12
NOV
2018

When Haitians Lost Birthright Citizenship

12 November 2018 The Dominican Republic deported an estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people of Haitian descent over three years. Those left behind live in a state of institutionalized terror. Read more
21
FEB
2018

11 notable NYC projects designed by black architects

HRT board member, Rodney Leon is named amoung notable NYC black architects. > View list Source: Curbed New York
19
FEB
2018

For Haiti, the Oxfam scandal is just the latest in a string of insults

By now, many Haitians must be asking themselves: What is the price we have to pay for foreign aid? The Oxfam sex scandal is just the latest humiliation heaped on this poor country by those who claim to be helping it. > Read the full article By HRT Board Member, Joel Dreyfuss...