Thank you for visiting the website of Haitians Unified for Development and Education (“HUDE”).
HUDE is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based out of New Jersey. We are the proud recipient of the 2012 “Zanmi Ayite” (Friend of Haiti) award. To learn more about us, please peruse the remainder of the site for upcoming and past events. We are always looking for new members to share your talent and time. We hope to see you at an upcoming event.
Happy New Year!
CHOLERA EPIDEMIC: An Open Letter
The ongoing cholera outbreak in Haiti is the worst epidemic of cholera in recent history, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Read a recent press release sent out by the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti. HUDE has joined 154 organizations and individuals in a letter to the UN Secretary General and US Secretaray of State John Kerry expressing our deep outrage at the UN's failure to take responsibility for the Cholera epidemic.
Read the Press Release
View the the Open Letter from the Haitian American Community to UN Secretary-General Ban and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Cholera in Haiti
We are a partnership of Haitian and US human rights advocates, supporting the Haitian people in their grassroots struggle for a just system of law, a society without violence, social justice, and a democratic government.
The 2016 HUDE Scholarship Applications have now closed!
This scholarship fund was established to assist students of Haitian descent seeking admission to a 2 or 4 year accredited undergraduate college, university technical or vocational institution HUDE will award two $1,500 one-time scholarships at our event on June 25th. We hope you will join us!
HUDE 5th Annual Benefit Gala
Saturday, June 25, 2016; 7:00pm- 12:00am
Honoree: Jean Wes Cadeau - Friend of HUDE Award
October marks the 5th anniversary of the cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by the UN troops after the earthquake in 2010.
Thousands of Haitians have lost their lives and 100,000s have been affected by the cholera epidemic. The UN has refused to acknowledge their role in introducing the outbreak. Further, no efforts have been made to address the victims involved.
Haitians Unified for Development and Education (HUDE) is supporting the FaceJustice Campaign. An initiative telling the stories of varies victims affected by the cholera outbreak.
Learn more... https://facejustice.atavist.com/facejustice