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New Song by Michael Brun and Audio Institute

Haitian born DJ and Audio Institute advisory board member Michael Brun recently produced the song ‘Wherever I Go’ with our students at Artists Institute. It was a collaboration born out of his love for the school and for his country. Over the past year Brun visited Audio Institute several times
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Fait la Force Tote for APJ

We are excited to announce the new ‘School Kids Tote’ by Fait la Force benefitting APJ! Fait la Force “works with Haitian artisans using traditional techniques and natural materials to provide jobs, skills and access to markets by bringing modern design to indigenous craft”. This tote was made with the local
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TWENTYSIX Fragrance Supports APJ

Natasha Koifman, APJ Canada Board Chair and President of NKPR, has partnered with custom scent experts Aromachology to create a new fragrance, TWENTYSIX, in support of Artists for Peace and Justice. Crafted from Haitian vetiver, a fragrant grass that grows on the coast of Haiti, TWENTYSIX combines 26 ingredients to inspire
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Cristiano Ronaldo supports APJ!

Cristiano Ronaldo, the world’s most charitable sports star and top scorer for Real Madrid, is teaming up with APJ to help us establish a sports program at the Academy for Peace and Justice by giving one lucky fan their dream day at El Clásico: Real Madrid v. Barcelona! The campaign
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Save the Date! Announcing the 2015 Festival Gala

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s 2015 Festival Gala will be held on Sunday, September 13. For the past four years, APJ’s annual event has become a mainstay during the Toronto International Film Festival, acquiring a strong following of philanthropists, businesspeople, film stars, directors, musicians, and artists from around the
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Work Hard, Play Harder

Our students love learning new things in and outside the classroom! And this past month they had the perfect chance to do just that! On April 18th, Dean Jacobs, a professional soccer player turned coach and educator, visited our Academy For Peace and Justice in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.   Dean Jacobs
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Brilliant & Beautiful Women – Visits to the Academy for Peace and Justice

Seven brilliant and beautiful women came to Haiti to visit the Academy for Peace and Justice, the St. Damien’s Children’s Hospital and Cite-Soleil, one of the poorest slums of the Western hemisphere. The students were extremely inspired by these successful women and leaders who shared their experiences. These extraordinary women
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Haiti Optimiste 2015: A Celebration of Haitian culture in NYC

On February 26th, we invited friends to celebrate Haiti’s unique beauty and culture at  Haiti Optimiste, held annually at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in NYC! Hosted by David Belle and Marc Baptiste, the event opened with a fantastic performance by Paul Beaubrun. Paul played his hit single “Ayizan,”
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Hollywood Domino 2015: A Smashing Success!

“Lights, Camera, and Positive Action” was the motto for Hollywood Domino, and we can certainly say that with the help of our incredible partners BOVET 1822, we accomplished just that! This year’s benefit, held at the Sunset Boulevard in LA and hosted by Moran Atias, Patricia Arquette, Maria Bello, Adrien
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Lights. Camera. Positive Action!

It’s that time of year again: awards season in Los Angeles!  We’re thrilled to announce this year’s incredible Hollywood Domino Charity Soiree presented by Bovet 1822 on February 19th, 2015 at the Sunset Tower Hotel. Click below to join co-hosts Madeleine Stowe, Patricia Arquette, Adrien Brody and more celebrate our
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