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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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Meet the Team: Joel Denizot

Born in Burlington, Joël Denizot is an Audio Engineering Professor at Audio Institute: We Are the World School of Music and Audio Engineering. A self-taught drummer, guitar player, and musician, Joël has travelled extensively and worked as a stage hand setting up sound and lighting equipment for musical performers such as
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APJ Back to School Reading List

It’s August! The nights are getting cooler, the fireflies are receding, and we’re (almost) ready to head back to school. It’s the perfect time to relax with a great book before all the busyness and excitement of fall. Whether you want to learn something new or discover more about your
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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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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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Behind the Scenes: APJ Student Profiles

With the help of  Ciné services, the film division of Artists Institute in Jacmel, Haiti, we are creating a new video profile series where we learn a little more about our students and their lives outside of the Academy and give them an opportunity to share their personal stories, dreams, and aspirations. Our
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Last week Artists for Peace and Justice welcomed our friend and partner Mr. Pascal Raffy, owner of Bovet 1822, on his first trip to Haiti. Mr. Raffy was first introduced to Artists for Peace and Justice at an event in 2012 where he was immediately struck by the deeply personal and authentic connection the
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Enduring Quality, Creativity, and Education: Celebrating our Partnership with Bovet 1822

On the eve of Mr. and Mrs. Pascal Raffy’ s first trip to Haiti, Artists for Peace and Justice would like to celebrate our partnership with Bovet 1822 and look towards a bright future together. The spirit that unites our organizations goes above and beyond anything monetary—our partnership is an
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