Public Health Manager, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In his regular line of work, Charlot Lucien is a public health manager for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts where he has managed refugee health and mental health technical assistance projects, HIV/AIDS services, and emergency preparedness programs. He is also currently a lecturer at the OLLI Institute of the University of Massachusetts, where he is completing a Master’s in International Relations. His interest and advocacy work extends to public health, immigration, international relations, history, and human rights issues, through his contributions to several organizations as a board member, consultant, or advisor. The list includes organizations such as the Groupe de réflexion et d’action pour une Haiti nouvelle (GRAHN), the NAAHP, the United Front of the Haitian Diaspora, the Haitian Americans United Inc., the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, Partners in Health, etc.
As a cultural advocate, he is also a poet, storyteller, and the founder of the Haitian Artist Assembly of Massachusetts. His cultural and humanitarian engagement has been acknowledged in various media outlets in Haiti and the US. He is the recipient of several awards from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, the Haitian Roundtable 1804’s List of Changemakers, the West African Research Association (WARA), and various civic, public health, and cultural organizations.