Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Community Book Center Presents Forum on Haiti This Thursday

The Community Book Center, at 2523 Bayou Road, will present a Community Forum and press conference on Haiti this Thursday, from 5:00-7:00pm. The event will also feature a slideshow with new photos from Haiti by photojournalist Julie Dermansky.

This event has been scheduled to provide information on Haiti and the Hope for Hatian Children Foundation, Inc. initiative. The organization supports and advocates for Foyer Espoir Pour Les Enfants Orphanage and Foyer Pour La Renovation D'Haiti Orphanage, both located in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

The event will begin with a panel discussion featuring Marie Jose Poux, Vera Warren-Williams, Al Grandoit, and Maryse Dejean, from 5:00-6:00pm. Then at 6:15, photojournalist Julie Dermansky will show her unseen work from Haiti until 7:00pm.

For more information, contact Shon "Sable" Gipson-Thomas at (504) 460-4193, or Vera Warren-Williams (504) 915-4782.

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