Our Focus

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness- promoting healthy living (through our annual health fairs, our work with senior centers to provide better eating options and our annual breast cancer walk)


Business- promoting entrepreneurship and job creation (through our Business committees partnership with the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce to promote financial literacy and MWBE contracts)


Education- promoting higher education and professional development (using our Education Committee to secure the first Haitian Research Center at Brooklyn College and our UPK partnership expansion program)

Girls Like Us

Girls Like Us (GLU)- focuses on helping young Haitian women through empowerment and mentorship.

About US

The Haitian American Caucus

The Haitian American Caucus (HAC-US) is a grassroots movement of leading young Haitian professionals whose mission is to provide the Haitian Diaspora in New York City with access to information and resources that will foster self-development and success. Advocacy and services are at the core of all of our initiatives. Our goal is to improve the reputation and visibility of Haitian Americans by breaking barriers we face in America. We are dedicated to educating the Haitian community and providing them with essential tools to ensure success in their personal and professional lives.

  • Health & Wellness

    " With better health, our community is bound to grow stronger! "

  • Business

    " With information we can grow our business and stimulate the economy!"

  • Education

    " Education will and always be the key to success!"

  • Girls Like Us

    " Turning Girls into strong, healthy and educated Women!"


Samuel Pierre
Executive Director
Thamar Innocent
Chief of Staff
Elisha Pierre
Operations Director
Joshua Vital
Finance Director
Vania Andre
Communications Director
Rachelle Legrand
Administrative Director
Abe Emile
Health & Wellness Committee Chair
Dr. James Pierre-Glaude
Health & Wellness Committee Co-Chair
Debbie Louis
Business Committee Chair
Daniel Jean-Toussaint
Education Committee Chair
Farah Louis
Director, Girls Like Us
Alban Boucher
Director, Youth & Community Development
Stan Gabriel
Director, Haitian Policy Initiative
Jennings Louis
Director, Activism & Community Awareness

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