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Happy Summer!

The 2012-2013 school year has come to a close! It has been an awesome year of growth at the Academy for Peace and Justice (check out last week’s blog for more on the past year’s accomplishments). It is officially summer for students, but the team in Haiti has lots of
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School Year Wraps Up at Academy

As the 2012 – 2013 school year comes to a close at the Academy for Peace and Justice, we want to send a special thank you to all our donors and supporters for making the last 12 months such a success! In total, we have 1,518 students who are eager
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Audio Institute Update / Call for Faculty!

As followers of APJ may know, this fall we are scheduled to open the newest division of the Artists Institute in Jacmel! The Audio Institute – a partnership with Cine Institute and We are the World Foundation – will offer a tuition free, 2-year intensive training program to aspiring Haitians
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New Computers for Academy

Exciting news from the Academy for Peace and Justice! Last week we installed a brand new computer lab in Wing II. Featuring 45 workstations furnished by Greenbridge Computing, these computers will use Khan Academy courses to supplement our existing curriculum beginning this fall. Access to the new machines will allow
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OBEY artist Shepard Fairey designs print benefiting Artists for Peace and Justice

We’re excited to announce that contemporary artist and OBEY Giant designer Shepard Fairey has just released his limited edition Artists for Peace and Justice Haiti poster! Shepard is an APJ Advisory Board member and has worked with us before in post-earthquake fundraising efforts. This time, the aim is to raise
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Introducing: Artists Institute

Huge news: we’re expanding our programs in 2013. We’re thrilled to announce that this year we will open Artists Institute , the first free college of art and technology in the country’s history. In collaboration with Ciné Institute, Artists for Haiti, and We Are the World Foundation, we’ve been busy
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Vanity Fair’s Healing in Haiti, Episode 5: Conan

Filmmakers Jaques del Conte and Chandra Ratner travel to Cite Soleil, a slum of Port-au-Prince, to meet with community activist Father Richard Frechette and the volunteers from Artists for Peace and Justice. In this video, Conan shares stories and experiences as a trauma nurse in Cite Soleil. Click here to
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Vanity Fair’s Healing in Haiti, Episode 4: Rehabilitation

Filmmakers Jaques del Conte and Chandra Ratner travel to Cite Soleil, a slum of Port-au-Prince, to meet with community activist Father Rick Frechette and the volunteers from Artists for Peace and Justice. In this video, Dr. Reza Nabavian, an Artists for Peace and Justice Board Member and the Chair of
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Vanity Fair’s Healing in Haiti, Episode 3: Education

Filmmakers Jaques del Conte and Chandra Ratner travel to Cite Soleil, a slum of Port-au-Prince, to meet with community activist Father Richard Frechette and the volunteers from Artists for Peace and Justice. In this video, filmmakers focus on the education at the Academy for Peace and Justice, where majority of
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Vanity Fair’s Healing in Haiti, Episode 2: After the Quake

Filmmakers Jaques del Conte and Chandra Ratner travel to Cite Soleil, a slum of Port-au-Prince, to met with community activist Father Richard Frechette and the volunteers from Artists for Peace and Justice. In this video, filmmakers focus on the aftermath of the 2010 7.0 earthquake in Haiti. Click here to watch
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