Little Haiti BK Programs

Haiti Independence Day Celebration

Soup Joumou served at no cost to consumers at participating restaurant

Neighborhood Development

Neighborhood Beautification and Merchant Organizing with HABNET. HABNET coordinates the FS Nostrand Merchant Association and activities include:

  • (a) Personal Protective Equipment Distribution
  • (b) Neighborhood Clean Up and Improvement
  • (c) Attract Tourism to LHBK, et al.

Toussaint Louverture Symposium with HABNET

An educational and recreational program that involves discussions about the historical achievements of Toussaint Louverture, a 19 th century national icon of Haiti, and his impact on the United States.

Cultural Development

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration and Film Festival with CUNY Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College and HCX, as well as other partners.

Youth Development and Family Services

Designed to harness the leadership, communication and technological skills of young people between the ages of 16 to 24.  The Program helps to prepare young people to become civic-minded entrepreneurs of the future.  The program also helps families to resolve conflict productively.

Citizenship/Civic Classes

A program to educate and prepare immigrants interested in becoming citizens of the United States with a comprehensive course that provides knowledge and understanding of U.S. History, the U.S. Constitution, and Democratic Principles.

Pray for Haiti Vigil

Multi denominational clergy leaders, organization leaders, community leaders and elected officials gather to pray for Haiti in light of the natural and man-made disasters that Haiti continuously experienced.

Restaurant Week in Little Haiti

Participating Restaurants are featured, prospective consumers sample their food, prospective customers became actual customers and frequent Haitian Restaurants.

Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Beginning in 2020 LHBK with HABNET host a Holiday lighting ceremony on Nostrand Avenue. This was the first lighting ceremony on Nostrand Avenue in over twenty years. The ceremony and aesthetics of the lights bring optimism and hope to the merchants and residents of Nostrand Avenue.

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