Haiti Before and After The Earthquake
from 12:00 PM to 01:50 PM
In the aftermath of the disastrous earthquake that devastated the nation of Haiti, this symposium will provide analysis of the history of U.S. and European policy toward the first Black Republic in the Americas, assess the depths of the current devastation and explore prospects and challenges in terms of the recovery/reconstruction effort and who will control it.
- How did Haiti Become the "Poorest Nation in the Western Hemisphere?"
Dr. Mychel Namphy, Assistant Professor of English, York College
- Report Back from Disaster: Video Presentation, Haiti Support Project Fact Finding Delegation
Herb Boyd, Nationally acclaimed author and journalist and Award winning filmmaker Eddie Harris -- Free Speech T.V.
- Envisioning the Future: Overview of Haiti's Plan for Recovery/Reconstruction
Jocelyn McCalla, Senior Advisor, Haiti's Ambassador to U.N. Special Envoy
- The Role of Women and Civil Society in the Recovery/Reconstruction Process
Dr. Carolle Charles, Associate Professor of Sociology, Baruch College
Dr. Ron Daniels, Distinguished Lecturer, Behavioral Sciences, York College, Founder, Haiti Support Project