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Voices from Somerville’s Haitian Community

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Free

A virtual event. Tickets for this event are free, but donations are always welcome.

 

A local dancer whose work received a Governor’s citation. A son who runs a Somerville restaurant started by his mother. A pastor who co-leads a local congregation that purchased its church in 2008. Come hear members of the local Haitian community talk about their work in Somerville’s neighborhoods and listen to a historian from Somerville discuss connections between Haitian and U.S. history. Special thanks to Erline Tanice and Adda Santos for their help producing this event! We look forward to seeing you. Also, be sure to join us November 18th (6:30 pm) for the next event in this series, featuring voices from the local Brazilian community!
Panelists include:
Judelande Antoine — Artist and Founder, Somerville Haitians United
Ruben Pierre — Sunrise Cuisine restaurant
Pastor Guy Thomas — Missionary Church of the Haitian Community
Also featuring:
Dan Breen — Historian, Brandeis University and Somerville resident
This event is part of a Somerville Museum Zoom Series called Voices from Somerville: Culture, Community and History.
This series has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

 

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Somerville Museum

Venue

Somerville Museum
One Westwood Road
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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