PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Each year the Haitian American Historical Society (HAHS) holds a weekend-long celebration of Haitian American History and Culture. The event, held in early October, takes place in Savannah, Georgia, home to the monument honoring “Les Chasseurs Volontaires de Saint- Domingue” (The Volunteer Soldiers of Santo Domingo). The monument, built through the efforts of HAHS and its founder, Daniel Fils-Aimé, was completed in 2007. The weekend is attended by Haitian Americans from across the United States and tourists from around the world. It features educational workshops, lectures on Haitian history, tours of museums and monuments, opportunities to meet municipal officials and social activities. The best of Haitian culture is featured through cuisine, music and dance, Haitian products, a parade a conference and an after party for all atendees. Special group rates are made available for those traveling from South Florida. The weekend is a unique educational, cultural and social experience for the whole family. The HAHS organizes the event on collaboration with the City of Savannah and is a signature event. If you would like more information about this event or are interested in becoming a sponsor, please complete the form below.
HAITIAN AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY EDUCATION AMBASSADOR
The Haitian American Historical Society (HAHS) is creating a unique educational opportunity. You can become and HAHS Educational Ambassador! The HAHS is working with local historians, educators and advisors to create certified Haitian American History educators. Studying with local experts, you will become knowledgeable about the rich history and contributions of Haitians and Haitian Americans. Each course will bring you closer to becoming an expert! Once certified you will represent the HAHS at local schools, houses of worship and community centers as you pass on your expertise to our community. You will become part of the HAHS mission to “to engender pride in the Haitian community and foster a better understanding of Haitian history throughout North America.” Continuing educations credits will be available. If you would like more information on this great opportunity please complete the form below.--