Beverly Bell in Haiti
After 30 years working for democracy, women’s rights, and economic justice in Haiti, Beverly Bell is documenting the impact of the earthquake on Haiti's grassroots movements.
How a community art program in Haiti is empowering young people to express their hope for a better future.
Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
When people ask me, as they do all the time, “Is there any cause for hope in Haiti?” I answer yes.
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.
One health clinic in Port-Au-Prince is using art, education, and community to help its patients heal. What can international aid agencies learn from their model?
Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
We asked Haitians in civil society organizations, on the streets, in buses, “What do you want from the U.S.? What help can Americans give Haiti?” Here are some of their answers.
In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
As reconstruction planning begins, Haitian grassroots groups have their own thoughts about assessing post-disaster needs.
Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.
Beverly Bell remembers Magalie Marcelin, a leader of Haiti's movement for women's rights, who was killed during the earthquake.
Sony Esteus says Haitian community radio needs to recover from the earthquake so that alternative voices have a way to be heard.
Haitian community groups are organizing to bring food to the hungry in ways that don't reinforce dependence.
How can concerned foreigners help Haiti recover while respecting the needs and desires of those who live there?