Ezili Danto

Ezili Danto
Birthday
August 01
Bio
Ezili Dantò is an award winning playwright, a performance poet, author and human rights attorney. She was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and raised in the USA. She holds a BA from Boston College, a JD from the University of Connecticut School of law. She is a human rights lawyer, cultural and political activist and the founder and president of the Ezili’s Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network (HLLN). She runs the Haitian Perspectives on-line journal and the Ezili Dantò Newsletter. Ezili’s HLLN is the recognized leading and most trustworthy international voice in Haiti advocacy, human rights work, Haiti news and Haiti news analysis. HLLN’s work is central to those concerned with the welfare of the people of Haiti, Haiti capacity building, sovereignty, institutionalization of the rule of law, and justice and peace without occupation or militarization. Ezili Dantò is also an educator who specializes in teaching about the light and beauty of Haitian culture; the Symbolic and Archetypal Nature of Haitian Vodun; the illegality and immorality of forcing neoliberal policies on Haiti and the developing world... Since the UN-imported cholera outbreak on October 2010, Ezili' HLLN has insisted that environmental clean-up, clean water and sanitation are the only permanent solution to stop the UN cholera spread. Zili Dlo is a humanitarian project that provides free clean water. For more go to the Ezili Danto/HLLN websites at http://www.ezilidanto.com/ and http://www.ezilidanto.com/zili

    • 13 Ratings
    • 6077 Views
    • 19 Comments
    • 11 Ratings
    • 2001 Views
    • 16 Comments
    • 10 Ratings
    • 18715 Views
    • 50 Comments
    • Editor’s Pick
    • 10 Ratings
    • 1492 Views
    • 9 Comments

    Direct from Haiti, Flavia reports

    • 10 Ratings
    • 7807 Views
    • 39 Comments
    • 9 Ratings
    • 4191 Views
    • 11 Comments
    • 9 Ratings
    • 3511 Views
    • 12 Comments
    • 8 Ratings
    • 6327 Views
    • 6 Comments
    • 8 Ratings
    • 1093 Views
    • 8 Comments
    • 7 Ratings
    • 1933 Views
    • 8 Comments
    • 7 Ratings
    • 9417 Views
    • 17 Comments
    • 7 Ratings
    • 8985 Views
    • 4 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 2910 Views
    • 6 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 2765 Views
    • 5 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 7092 Views
    • 5 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 26623 Views
    • 5 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 6348 Views
    • 9 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 5537 Views
    • 18 Comments
    • 6 Ratings
    • 3091 Views
    • 8 Comments
    • 5 Ratings
    • 49391 Views
    • 27 Comments
    • 5 Ratings
    • 34949 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • 5 Ratings
    • 5998 Views
    • 5 Comments
    • 5 Ratings
    • 13641 Views
    • 25 Comments

    Haiti: I Can't Stand the Rain

    • 5 Ratings
    • 4929 Views
    • 7 Comments
    • 5 Ratings
    • 4158 Views
    • 9 Comments

    Haiti: Standing for Life not Death