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Why I Cry at School Performances

September 30, 2013

We won't stop doing this work until every Haitian child has the freedom to sing, dance, and play like this vibrant young girl.  Every time I watch my daughter perform with her classmates - from concerts to poetry recitals -- IRead More »

Kids Growing Their Own Freedom

September 14, 2013

Hi, I want to share a recent experience with you.This spring I visited Lagonav, Haiti's largest island and one of its poorest regions. What I saw there filled my heart with joy. A growing number of school gardens are beingRead More »

Anise made it

September 10, 2013

Our #SchoolsNotSlavery challenge grant begins with you. 16-year-old Anise, here with her mother, was at risk of entering a life of servitude before entering Beyond Borders' Accelerated Education program. The program allowed her to catch up to her classmates then enrollRead More »

MLK’s Dream in Haiti

August 28, 2013

As our nation marks the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, we wanted to reflect on what the dream looks like in Haiti. To be sure, the dream that Dr. King articulatedRead More »