Welcome to the Haitian Network Group of Detroit (HNGD) , a non-profit organization with 501© (3) status.  HNGD is designed to give Haitians and friends in the Metropolitan Detroit area the opportunity to network; HNGD advocates the improvement of cultural diversity in the Detroit area.

Our mission is to promote Haitian culture, provide an environment for Haitians and friends of Haiti to network, and contribute to the welfare of Haitians worldwide.

Membership is open to anyone with a genuine interest in Haiti and its people.

Browse through and subscribe to our newsletters to learn more about us, our accomplishments and events.

We appreciate your donations in support of the different HNGD projects.




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Haitian Women’s Soirée

Celebrate the women of our community. Doulè Yon Fanm, Se Pou Tout Fanm. Fanm Se Potomitan. August 20th, 20234pm – 6pm Northville Community CenterBanquet Room303 W. Main StreetNorthville, MI 48167 Wheelchair accessible. The event is FREE; Donations are welcomed and appreciated. Please contact: Jinette Chapman (734-883-5535) or Nirva Civilus (313-204-2297).

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The Dr. Jean-Marie Raynald Pierre Memorial Fund

The Dr. Jean-Marie Raynald Pierre Memorial fund is being set up to assist Haitian migrants in Metro Detroit. Throughout his career, Dr. Pierre gave the best of himself to his patients, and he was equally passionate about giving back to those in need. This memorial fund created in May 2023 is an opportunity to celebrate a true …

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Mourning the Loss of a Great Artist

Dear friends,  It is with great sadness that we learned about the sudden passing of Michael Benjamin aka Mikaben. This great artist collapsed on October 15th, 2022 after a performance in Paris and was pronounced dead shortly after.   We would like to express our condolences to Mikaben’s family, his fellow artists, and his millions of …

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2022 Bel Bagay Lakay Recap

Check out the Souvenir Booklet below, or browse our picture gallery and FB page

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Read The Latest Special Edition of Our Newsletter – Zanmi Detroit, July 2022

Click here to open and download PDF file OR navigate pages below. Visit our newsletter page to catch up on older editions

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Did You Know That Haitians Have A Direct Connection With The City Of Chicago?

Haiti and Chicago, a historical connection that needs to be celebrated. Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable was a free man of color, originally from the town of St. Marc in St. Domingue (present day Haiti). DuSable settled near the mouth of the Chicago River between 1778 and 1779. He and his Potawatomi wife, Kittihawa (Catherine) had a …

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