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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Save the Date: October 17th

This event commemorates the 200th anniversary of the death of king Henry Christophe I of Haiti. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT About this Event On 1 January 1804, an army led by formerly enslaved Africans in the French colony of Saint-Domingue declared themselves independent and free of slavery forever. The leader of these …

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2020 Census Haitian Coalition Video

A coalition of Haitian-led organizations across 12 states have come together to urge all Haitians in the United States to be counted by completing the 2020 Census. It’s important for your family and our community.” View and listen to the video message below:

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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.”

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Read our Latest Newsletter – Zanmi Detroit, May 2020

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Haitian Heritage Month: May 2020 – Protecting Our Heritage by Protecting Ourselves

Dear Community MembersThe month of May has been traditionally celebrated in the Haitian diaspora since 1998 as Haitian Heritage Month, with various themes emphasizing pride in Haitian history, culture and the need to empower the Diaspora community. With the dramatic situation caused by COVID-19 pandemic, several communities had to adjust their Heritage Month celebrations and …

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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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