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KEVIN JONAS Launches 25×25 Challenge for Haiti

This February, Kevin Jonas is on a mission. He believes EVERY kid deserves access to education — so he has teamed up with APJ and Crowdrise to make it happen. His Goal: Raise 25K by February 25th so he can send 50 kids to the Academy for Peace and Justice
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Jakmel JouBare’n: Arcade Fire plays Free Kanaval Concert

THE FESTIVAL Music blaring, wild colors, dazzling parades, and dancing in the streets: Kanaval is the ULTIMATE party of the year…and it just got so much better! Grammy Award-winning indie rock band, Arcade Fire, has announced they will play a free outdoor concert in Jacmel, Haiti, on February 21st, 2014 as
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Announcing 7th Annual Hollywood Domino Pre-Oscar Charity Soiree

Over on the West Coast the buzz is building as we kickstart the new year with an amazing star-studded benefit event, Hollywood Domino! Since 2008, Hollywood celebrities and influencers have gathered for an exclusive pre-Oscar game of dominoes taking a break from the glitz and glam for a great cause. 100% of the funds raised
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The Exception to the Rule

Last weekend, the New York Times published the Op-ed  “Haiti, Unfinished and Forsaken.” “Four years after the earthquake, Haiti is a fragile, largely forgotten country. It’s possible that some natural or man-made crisis this year could push it back into the headlines. But sustained attention, with the kind of support from
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Haiti Optimiste: A Benefit Evening Celebrating New Cinema from Haiti

Join us February 20th for a night celebrating new Haitian cinema benefiting  CINÉ INSTITUTE — HAITI’S ONLY FILM SCHOOL The night will take a celebratory look at Haiti’s new cinema movement known as Jollywood, named after the town of Jacmel where the nation’s only film school is based. Founder of Ciné Institute,
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Variety features Artists for Peace and Justice “in for the Long Haul”

We’re so excited and proud to be featured in Variety magazine’s most recent piece on progress in Haiti. Alongside J/P Haitian Relief Organization and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation, “Haiti Charities Backed by Hollywood Luminaries in for the Long Haul” . “People come in, build something, set it up. Three weeks later they
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Announcing the 2013 APJ Holiday Benefit Dinner

It’s been quite a year here at APJ! Before we wrap it up we will be holding one last event to celebrate the accomplishments of 2013 and look ahead to what will surely be another amazing year full of new milestones, progress, and growth. On December 10th the Artists for
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School is open!

We’re proud to announce the Academy for Peace and Justice, Cine Institute, and the brand new Audio Institute are now open for the 2013-2014 school year. Artists for Peace and Justice began with a piece of land and a dream to build a free high school for the very poor.
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Toronto Makes a Splash for Haiti

On the afternoon of Sunday, September 8th over 300 of our incredible supporters wore their hearts on their sleeves and shared in an afternoon of song, story and swimming (!) for the annual Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Lunch. Co-hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, Pascal Raffy, Diane Bald and Michael
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Fall 2013 Internship Program

Attention all New York City based students! APJ is now accepting applications for its Fall 2013 Internship Program. An internship with APJ during your fall semester is an excellent way to gain professional experience and learn first hand what it’s like to work in the non profit sector while also
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