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Welcome Back Artists Institute

Student orientation is in full swing at Artists Institute! This Monday in Jacmel, we welcomed over 100 of the most talented young Haitian artists, filmmakers, and musicians to our campus by the sea. We’re thrilled that by welcoming two full classes at both Ciné Institute and Audio Institute, the Artists
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Meet the Team: Dana Maksimovich

A TV and film producer, Dana has been working with APJ since it’s inception in 2009. She worked on the Academy Award-winning film “Crash,” “In the Valley of Elah,” and the TV series “The Black Donnellys,” among other productions.  After the earthquake in Haiti, Dana helped produce the “We Are The
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Meet the Team: APJ Fall 2014 Interns

There are so many interesting, talented people who come from all over the globe and through our doors here at Artists for Peace and Justice. Their adventures, diverse perspectives, and commitment to social good make up an integral part of our work bringing access to education and healthcare to the children
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Not Charity, Solidarity

Thank you Toronto! An impressive 1.5 million dollars was raised at the sixth annual Bovet 1822 and Artists for Peace and Justice 2014 Festival Gala held at Casa Loma. Inspirational community organizer, priest, and doctor, Father Rick Frechette said it best: “It’s not charity; it’s solidarity. Helping children in Haiti is
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Academy 9th graders score in 95th percentile!

Amazing! For the second year in a row, the Academy for Peace and Justice scored in the 95th percentile and above on Haiti’s ninth grade national exams. This is a huge accomplishment not only for our incredible students and staff on the ground, but for everyone whose hard work, commitment, and
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