2004 Annual Report

The Haitian Community Culture/Development Abroad (HCCDA):

  • Celebrated with the Haitians and other communities Haiti’s 200th year of Independence.  Members of HCCDA wrote a letter outlying the importance of Haiti’s independence in the development of the United States to the Mayor of Philadelphia, Mr. John F Street.  As a result, he then proclaimed the first week of each year as “Haitian Week” in Philadelphia.
  • Showed for the first time in the United States the documentary film on Jean Dominique, “The Agronomist”
  • Started the “Haitian Night” program for the kids in the Haitian community with the 76ers at the Wachovia center.
  • Organized with other well-known organizations a big concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra to benefit the 2004 flood victims in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. More