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Archive for January, 2010

Help for Haiti: Fundraising, Protective Status Applications, Volunteer Opportunities

January 27, 2010 | Posts

LaGuardia Community College is deep into a fundraising drive, with proceeds to be evenly split between Yéle Haiti, a foundation founded by musical star Wyclef Jean, which has an ongoing operation in his native Haiti, and the Haitian-American Christian Consortium of Brooklyn, which runs an orphanage in Port-au-Prince. Wyclef Jean visited LaGuardia last year to accept $2,000 in donations for the foundation. For a 2-minute video about the drive, see the CUNY Channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2Z0FDKt_fE

Help for Haiti: Racing, Fundraising, Counseling

January 25, 2010 | Posts

Here are some of the ways students and staff are reaching out to Haiti and the Haitian community in New York City.

Help for Haiti: Counseling, Fundraising, Food and Clothing Drives

January 20, 2010 | Posts

Counseling, fundraising, and food and clothing drives are among the activities reported today from the colleges of the City University of New York in support of earthquake-devastated Haiti. Here are some of the ways students and staff are reaching out to Haiti and the Haitian community in New York City.

Help for Haiti: Assistance for Haitians Seeking to Extend Stays in US

January 19, 2010 | Posts

The colleges of the City University of New York continue to provide funding and support for the Haiti relief effort, including a telethon, broadcasts on “Radio Soleil” and a special service for “Temporary Protective Status” in cooperation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs.

Help for Haiti: An Update from the Colleges

January 14, 2010 | Posts

CUNY’s colleges quickly mobilized to serve students and staff with relatives in earthquake-devastated Haiti and to support relief efforts. Here is a quick look at some of their efforts as of Thursday, Jan. 14