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Meet the Team: Paula Hyppolite

“The wealth of Haiti is its people. If you miss the people, you miss the wealth. ” — Paula Hyppolite Born in Cap-Haïtien, Paula Hyppolite is the director of Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school. After 25 years living in the United States, Paula returned to Haiti in 1997.  In 2003,  she and APJ
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Special Announcement: Father Rick confirmed as Keynote Speaker

“The power is in us, all of us. Big or small, smart or slow, rich or poor, sick or well. The power is in all of us. It’s in our hearts. It’s called love.”        – Father Rick Frechette We’re thrilled and proud to announce that Father Rick
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Recording Studio is Complete!

Happy Summer! School’s out, but we wanted to share an exciting Artists Institute update on the brand-new, beautifully completed recording studio and main live room at Audio Institute: We Are the World School of Music and Audio Engineering! With the successful completion of this music production facility, next year’s incoming students will be able
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Congratulations Artists Institute Class of 2014

Congrats to our new Artists Institute graduates, bon courage and break a leg! This weekend we held a beautiful ceremony in Jacmel where friends, family, and fellow students gathered to celebrate Haiti’s bright future. For the past three months, Artists Institute students have been focused on completing their year-end thesis films
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APJ Chicago Dinner

Last week, APJ CEO David Belle introduced APJ to Chicago! Advisory Board Member Dana Maksimovich organized an evening at the Dana Hotel to raise awareness about our work in Haiti. The cocktail event welcomed friends Rev. Jesse Jackson, Michael Ferro, Ken Griffin, Theo Epstein, Steve Traxler, Les Coney and many
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