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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.
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 2017 HUDE Scholarship Applications are 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 awards two $1,500, one-time scholarships at our annual fundraising Gala.
Congratulations to the 2017 HUDE Scholarship Recipients
Sephora Delice and Tianna Williams.
Applications for 2018 will open September 15, 2017.
We would like to thank everyone who came out to support us at this year's Benefit Gala!
A special congratulations to our first (2013) scholarship recipient, McKinley Estime, who graduated this May from Daemen College and will be starting his Master's program this August at Canisius College in Higher Education.
Learn more about this year's Gala...
HUDE supports Face|Justice
October 2016 marked 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 currently over 100,000 have been affected by the cholera epidemic. The UN has only just recently acknowledged their role in introducing the outbreak.
Haitians Unified for Development and Education (HUDE) is a supporter of the FaceJustice Campaign, an initiative telling the stories of varies victims affected by the cholera outbreak.
Learn more... https://facejustice.atavist.com/facejustice