PERREAULT Magazine October 2014 - Page 77

Perreault Magazine - 77 -

Artists for Peace and Justice | 87 Walker St. Apt. 6B | New York, NY | 10013

Phone: (646) 398-7804

EDUCATION

Artists for Peace and Justice is making a substantial commitment toward growing a new generation of Haiti’s leaders by providing access to quality secondary and higher education.

DIGNITY

Haiti is a nation of artists, with rhythm and music as the driving forces of Haitian culture. Together with We Are the World Foundation, Artists for Peace and Justice supports independently run programs in Haiti that provide music education to thousands of underprivileged youth every year.

Academie Musicale Occide Jeanty provides music education to 120 students per year in Cité Soleil, the poorest slum in the western hemisphere.

Ecole de Musique Dessaix Baptiste, in Jacmel, provides music education to 1,200 students per year and boasts five genres of orchestra.

HEALTHCARE

The St. Luke Family Hospital provides quality medical care to the poorest and most vulnerable people in Port-au-Prince. Services provided by the hospital include a modern surgery facility, Haitian and international medical teams, a rehabilitation unit, and cholera center. APJ provides support for this hospital that serves over 120,000 patients every year.

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