WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, March 3. 2015 — On March 4 and 5, the Haiti Advocacy Working Group, a working group of international development, faith-based, human rights, and social justice organizations advocating on issues related to U.S.-Haiti policy will examine issues related to humanitarian aid accountability and continued problems of inequality, five years after the 2010 earthquake.
“HAITI FOR WHOM: Aid Accountability and Inequality Five Years Later”
Wednesday, March 4 at Cannon HOB 421
9 AM – 10:30 AM Aid Accountability in Haiti
11 AM – 12:30 PM Food Insecurity, Climate, and Hunger in Haiti
12:30 PM – 2 PM Looking Back / Looking Forward
6 PM – 8 PM A social event, “Haiti Night” @ Busboys and Poets (), a community gathering place located at 5th & K Streets.
Friday, March 6 at Rayburn HOB 2168, Gold Room
9 AM -10:30 AM Democracy and the Political Situation in Haiti
11 AM – 12:30 PM Economic Growth: Jobs or Sustainable Livelihoods?
1 PM – 2:30 PM Cholera Roundtable
Among those attending and available for interviews: Rony Janvier, CWS in Haiti; Cher Frere from the Christian Center for Integrated Development, or SKDE; and Prospery Raymond from Christian Aid in Haiti.
Jasmine Huggins, CWS, 202 390-9853, email@example.com
Angela Rupchock-Schafer, CWS, (574) 261-6252, firstname.lastname@example.org