Next Week: Largest Gathering of Haitian Diaspora in U.S. Capital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington DC, September 21, 2016 — To highlight ways that leaders and professionals in the Haitian diaspora are advancing growth and development in Haiti, the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is hosting its 5th annual National Conference next week from September 29 – October 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. This will be the largest gathering of the diaspora in the U.S. capital city. Approximately one million Haitians reside in America.
Among the award honorees are Congresswoman Mia Love, Washington DC Attorney General Karl Racine, National Urban League President Marc Morial, and acclaimed architect Rodney Leon.
Founded in 2011, the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established by diverse group of forward-thinking industry experts, youth leaders, faculty, public and nonprofit sector professionals from Haiti and its global diaspora. NAAHP is focused on connecting a global community of peers with career advancement resources as well as fostering transformative relationships between NAAHP members and committed stakeholders to rebuild Haiti through philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.