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.

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Annual Soup Joumou Event

Celebrate Haiti’s 217 years of independence while savoring Soup Joumou and Patés! January 17th, 2021 – 2pm – 4pm. Because of the restrictions around COVID-19, we will only offer curside pickup. RSVP REQUIRED by January 12th at 248-514-6494 or info@haitiannetworkdetroit.orgThere is no cost for this event, however donations are welcome.The 2021 Soup Joumou event is supported by …

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Black Lives Matter

 As an Organization that prides itself on our Haitian Heritage, Haitian Network Group of Detroit is  committed to supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and the changes that are necessary to make our respective communities safe for everyone. During this time, we encourage everyone to remember and reflect on the words “L’union fait la force” …

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In this section, HNGD provides links to peer reviewed scholarly articles pertaining to Haiti, its culture, history, people, politics and/or society from various academic disciplines. Read Professor Marlene Daut’s article : “The Wrongful Death of Toussaint Louverture.” Follow HNGD on Social Media

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Read our Latest Newsletter – Zanmi Detroit, May 2020

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Coronavirus Message from the HNGD Board

Dear Friends, The Coronavirus has taken all of us by surprise forcing us into self-isolation and wondering when and how it will all end. We have lost many things that a month ago we took for granted: loved ones, job, freedom to come and go as we please, a sense of control and so much …

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Enjoy pics and videos from the 2019 Bèl Bagay Lakay Festival

This 2-day free outdoor event was designed to give  Metro Detroit residents an opportunity to experience the uniqueness of Haitian culture through art, crafts, food, dance and music.  Click here to check out pictures of events from photographer Christina Graham View children activities video by Christina Graham Click here to view additional pictures on our …

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