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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

The duality of life in Haiti can be shocking sometimes. Haiti is in the midsts of a debilitating epidemic. Chickungunya is spreading like wild fire with over 110,000 suspected cases present in Haiti in the past couple months. 258 more words

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Going South

The Friday night Cine Club is screening Vers Le Sud this week. This movie is set in Haiti in the late 70’s. It focuses on three middle-aged women escaping life by enjoying the sex trade in Haiti. 7 more words

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JE Screenprints at Multiples

Jakmel Ekspresyon, JE, has partnered with Multiples Art and Critical Craft Market in Chicago on March 15th and 16th. Multiples is the first market of its kind that is based on the concept that art and craft have been artificially separated and has gathered artists who traverse the borders between fine art and craft art. 136 more words

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Maryland Institute College of Art Comes to Jacmel

This month we had four visitors from Maryland Institute College of Art visit us in Jacmel. Ken Krafchek, Paula Phillips, Gracie Xavier, and Anne Kotleba. These amazing teachers ran classes in collage, digital photography, mono printing and story telling. 256 more words

Making a Difference in 2014!

This year we have had so many successes. We started a new job market in Jacmel and created nine job for our members. Some of these members have been with us since the beginning three years ago and are now experiencing the benefits of being apart of the center’s community. 113 more words

Graduation Time!

This Saturday we will be celebrating the students who completed the screen printing program. All the students are pitching in by hanging the show, playing music and doing live screen printing. 92 more words

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Clifford Santerre: The Promoter

Clifford Santerre joined JE through the screen printing program. He has had perfect attendance and never was late. Clifford is a professor of basic computer skills and works with another non-profit. 114 more words