Dear Haiti Watcher,
On Sunday 31st January 2021, supporters of the Haiti Support Group will be meeting
virtually to participate in our Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The AGM will then be followed by a very special virtual film screening organised by Wilford Marous, friend of the HSG, owner of the fantastic Tiki Grill in London and President of the Haitian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain.
Haiti Support Group AGM: Sunday 31st January at 5 p.m (UK time)
You are invited to register to confirm virtual attendance at our next Haiti Support Group AGM at 5 p.m. on Sunday 31st January. The AGM will comprise of a review of our latest campaigns and discussions over future plans. It will be followed by a screening of Madam Sara (see below).
We will be holding elections for a new Executive Committee. The following positions are open to election:
HSG CHAIR (one post)
HSG SECRETARY (one post)
HSG TREASURER (one post)
HSG EXEC MEMBER (multiple posts)
If you would like to be considered for one of these posts, please email [email protected] by 12 p.m. on Friday 29th January 2021 at the very latest. We ask that you include a short bio (100-150 words), a photo and your motivations for wanting to join the HSG Exec. We will then share these with confirmed attendees ahead of the AGM.
Private Screening of Madan Sara Film Screening: Sunday 31st January at 8 p.m. (UK time)
After our AGM, we will be inviting HSG friends and supporters to join us for a screening of the latest Etant Dupain film Madan Sara. This excellent documentary tells the stories of the ‘Madan Sara’ – market women of Haiti who for decades have been the backbone of the country’s hidden economy. The film celebrates their contribution, resourcefulness and perseverance against all odds.
Please note we are still requesting donations for our Phillip Wearne Memorial Fund.The page is in memory of our dear friend, ardent Haiti supporter and HSG founder Phillip Wearne who tragically passed away in 2018.
Any money you give is vital to ensure that we continue campaigning in solidarity with the Haitian people. Thank you once again for your continued support,
Antony Stewart, HSG Chair