Meet Lindsay Stewart

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Lindsay Stewart, Forging Futures Board member, shares her story of how she became connected with Haiti and why she supports the work of Forging Futures.

Ten Years Later…

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Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010—leveling parts of Port-au-Prince, Léogâne (the epicenter), and the surrounding areas, and leading to thousands of deaths. Author Edwidge Danticat (who spent most of his …

Third Annual Hawgin’ for Haiti

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Join us for this fun BBQ to support feeding, educating and empowering Haitian children. We’ll have whole hog, brisket, BBQ chicken tacos and ribs smoked by award-winning BBQ pitmasters Tenacious Q and Craft BBQ. $30 per person or $100 per …

From the Founder – August 18

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Jonathan M Katz reveals in this morning’s New York Times that the United Nations has finally admitted responsibility for something everyone has known for years. The cholera epidemic, which took the lives of 10,000 Haitians and sickened hundreds of thousands, …

Thoughts from John Porter

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Upon leaving Haiti, former Attorney General Ramsey Clark once said, “The history of Haiti will break your heart. Knowing it, the weak will always despair, but the caring will strive to break the chains of tragedy.” These simple words provide …