Current News and Views
Report on January 23rd Coffeehouse on Haiti
On October 4 Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, causing widespread destruction of buildings,
agriculture, and human lives. And we remember the January 2010 earthquake whose effects are still
felt. Haiti's vulnerability to natural disasters is the result of human policies; LASC sponsored
a Peace Coffeehouse at Canisius, on how Buffalo is working for recovery and policy change in Haiti.
Katherine Mang, on Mother's Club of Haiti microloans
contact: www.mclubsth.org or Barb Grove, Director MCH, 1666 Gulf Coast Drive, Naples FL 34110
Tracy Bramwell on First Trinity Lutheran Church projects in Torbeck, Les Cayes and Ile-a-Vache, Haiti,
and Renee Geitz on how First Trinity will work with future Mother's Club projects.
contact: First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Tonawanda, NY 14150
Rev. Elena Delgado (First Presbyterian Church) on clean water filtration system project in Haiti
contact: www.waterequalslife.org or PO Box 295 Alden NY 14004