Fooling the Sun, Not Fooling the Rain: Housing and Shelter in Haiti 5 Years After the Earthquake

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On Monday, November 24th, the Focus On Haiti Initiative joined the Mennonite Central Committee and Church World Service to host Fooling the Sun, Not Fooling the Rain: Housing and Shelter in Haiti 5 Years After the Earthquake. Conference recordings and transcripts are now available.

Conference materials, recordings, and transcripts are available at:

Jean Baptiste Azolin, Coordinator, Support Group for Returnees and Refugees (GARR)
Prof. Camille Chalmers, Executive Director, Haitian Advocacy Platform for Alternative Development (PAPDA)
Prof. Jean Rénol Élie, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, State University of Haiti (UEH)
Jackson Doliscar, Community Organizer, Force for Reflection and Action on the Cause of Housing (FRAKKA)
Patrice Florvilus, Executive Director, Defenders of the Oppressed (DOP)
Milo Milfort, Journalist, Haiti Grassroots Watch (AKJ)
Josue Osquil Leger, Deputy Director of Haiti Program, Social Services of Dominican Churches (SSID)
Prof. Mark Schuller, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and NGO Leadership, Northern Illinois University
Claudette Werleigh, Founding Member, Institute of Technology and Animation (ITECA)

Ruth Kiedel Clemens, Program Director, Mennonite Central Committee U.S.
James Landis, Vice President of Program Operations, Church World Service
Prof. Robert Maguire, Director, Latin American and Hemispheric Studies, George Washington University

Prof. John Edward Greene, UN Special Envoy for AIDS in the Caribbean