The Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) was established in November 2008 to help elevate Philadelphia’s Haitian community through education, professional development, and mentorship. We will accomplish this goal by:
Coordinating professional development opportunities;
Creating educational, leadership and scholarship opportunities for students;
Joining the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia will provide you with access to the largest Haitian professionals’ organization in the Greater Philadelphia region. We are a progressive, smart, and connected organization. We are dedicated to providing our members with a quality experience. We can help you network with fellow Haitian Professionals, give back to the Haitian Community, connect with local leaders, and experience the rich and dynamic culture of Haiti.
The Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP), would like to thank you for your contribution to the Haiti Relief Project. As a result of your help, HPP was able to respond swiftly and strategically to the catastrophic earthquake. Our response included sending medical supplies, medical professionals, water, and food to our beloved homeland. As a cherished supporter and partner, we would like to provide you with a detailed account of our response to the earthquake to date. Continue reading to learn more about our response efforts.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caribbean Heritage Carnival Group 484.843.0768 MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL/CONCERT OF COLORS RESCHEDULED DUE TO FORECASTED WEATHER Outdoor event was originally to be held June 8, 2013 in Fairmount Park in Philly (Philadelphia, PA ...Read More
Micro-financier Mohammed Yunus just announced that Grameen Bank and industrial food processor Brazil Foods are jointly creating a poultry processing complex in Haiti. A Brazil Food’s VP says that the company has been looking into both rural and urban processing for a while, and that profits from the venture “will go towards development of the productive chain of the country so that the Haitian people have a supply of better quality.” That announcement comes on the heels of Jamaica Broilers vice ...Read More
Title: Philadelphia Department of Commerce – Language Access and Economic Development Opportunities, AmeriCorps*VISTA Background: Interested in small business development and economic revitalization efforts in Philadelphia? The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce seeks three (3) talented VISTA volunteers. Two will serve as Business Outreach Associates, and one as a Business Service Coordinator. Commerce is the umbrella organization for all economic development activity in the ci...Read More
BY JACQUELINE CHARLES JCHARLES@MIAMIHERALD.COM PORT-AU-PRINCE – It wasn’t until ex-Haitian soccer star Robert “Boby” Duval saw the large billboards straddling Interstate 95 in South Florida that it struck him that the upcoming match between his country’s struggling soccer team and the world’s top-ranked players is a really big deal. It was also at that very moment Duval’s dream of building a multimillion-dollar professional soccer stadium in one of Haiti’s most notorious slums inched close...Read More
Haiti has long received starkly negative attention in the global media, which for years have focused on such themes as extreme poverty and inequality, corruption, drug trafficking, dysfunctional governance, the dreaded Ton Tons Macoutes secret police, and billions in wasted aid. Google “Haiti basket case” and you’ll get more than a million hits back in a little over a tenth of a second. But there’s some good news coming out of Haiti too, and it’s about increased rice production, which is notable...Read More