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Monday, March 19, 2012
Haitian Invasion: After two years of planning, Milwaukee hosted the multi-day “Haiti 2012 Dreams and Reality” conference (“Pays Rêvé, Pays Réel”) featuring that nation's artists, filmmakers and writers. The group was treated to a welcome dinner at...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Lynden Sculpture Garden displays 'Midwestern Imagination'

The main salon of the Lynden Sculpture Garden is figuratively filled with Caribbean sea breezes from the new exhibition Haiti and the Midwestern Imagination. Imagination indeed, as layer after layer of fantasy is laid down in these bright, candy-colored...
Monday, Feb. 27, 2012
The resiliency of the human spirit will shine in an international conference held in Milwaukee. For “Haiti 2012: Dreams and Reality,” several city institutions collaborate on a three-day event honoring the contemporary art, cinema and literature...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Q&A with Gigi Pomerantz, founder of Youthaiti

Long before an earthquake devastated sections of Haiti in January, the island nation struggled to provide basic services to its citizens. That’s why Milwaukee nurse Gigi Pomerantz founded Youthaiti, an organization devoted to installing eco-friendly toilets, creating sustainable community gardens and planting much-needed trees in the flood-prone countryside...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Government regulation could save your life

If the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti carry any message for those of us fortunate enough not to live in those places, perhaps it is that government regulation could save your life—while right-wing ideology may kill you someday. For those of us unfamiliar with geological terminology, it may come as a shock that the Chilean quake, rated 8.8 on the Richter scale...
Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010

At Lakefront Brewery

Our Milwaukee 4 Haiti is an event to raise money for the people that have been effected by the earthquakes in Haiti. Come out to the Lakefront Brewery (1872 North Commerce Street) on Sunday, January 3
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Action of the Week

A full week after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the country’s need continues to grow. Readers who wish to provide financial assistance to help the Haitian people are urged to donate to the following reputable organizations. The easiest method is simply to use your cell phone to text the word “HAITI” to 90999 to make a $10 donation to the American Red Cross...