ABOUT HAITI NOW!
The 4th Haiti Funders Conference: Haiti Now! is a gathering to explore how we can re-imagine philanthropy in Haiti to ensure that it contributes to fundamental change.
The recent civil unrest has highlighted the need for philanthropists to deepen their understanding of both the challenges facing the country and the opportunities to support sustainable, systemic change. Haitians are frustrated by a lack of government leadership and accountability. However, Haiti has dedicated community-based organizations, an engaged diaspora, and a young population committed to driving change. To contribute to sustainable change, philanthropy must support local leaders and their efforts.
Join us as we reflect on the current state of affairs in Haiti and what it means for our work, and explore how to expand effective philanthropy in the country. Unlike traditional conferences, Haiti Now! will be highly participatory. We will emphasize making and doing over talking.
By connecting, sharing, and learning, we will reaffirm Haiti's promise and the transformative impact that smart philanthropy can have.
HAITI NOW! PROGRAM
June 5, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A Taste of Haiti Dinner
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spend the first evening creating a sense of community in our group of funders.
Immerse ourselves in a sense of place through the food, music, and images of Haiti.
Thursday, June 6
Friday, June 7, 2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, June 7, 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Generate and select conference discussion topics on-site based on shared interest. Engage in true conversations. Prototype collaborative ideas to gain deeper perspective on “how to” actually make them happen.
We will be treated to a performance by
the renowed Emeline Michel!
Conference Venue and Accommodations
All conference events will take place in the
Conrad Hotel Miami
1395 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Conrad Miami for conference attendees at the rate of $149/night plus applicable tax.
Attendees may reserve rooms for nights before and after the conference at the conference rate.