Who: Community leaders from the Haitian Diaspora, Political activists
What: Press Conference to unveil the National Week of Action Against Racism and Mass Deportations in the Dominican Republic
When: Thursday, July 30th Time: 11am
Where: 601 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
As a follow up to marches and protests that communities in New York, Philadelphia, Miami, D.C., Atlanta, and other cities around the States participated in during this past month, leaders from the Haitian Diaspora have decided to hold a National Week of Action Against Racism and Mass Deportations in theDominican Republic.
The Haitian Diaspora and the world are standing in solidarity with the 250,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent who have been stripped of their citizenship and are in danger of being deported. Communities across the country and world are standing against the illegal crimes on humanity and social exclusion that the Dominican Republic is committing. Leaders from the Haitian Diaspora in Philadelphia along with other leaders from the Afro-Caribbean community,and political activists will hold a press conference to provide updates on the situation in the Dominican Republic as well as unveil the National Week ofAction that the Haitian Diaspora as whole will be participating in around theU.S. from July 27th- Aug 2nd, 2015.
For more information:
Numa St. Louis, 215.908.6799
Marc Antoine, 484.340.6493