Search Results for "Rodneyse Bichotte" : 21

(Photo from the Office of Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte via The Haitian Times)

Bichotte: ‘There is Room to Help Those in Haiti’ and US Haitians

Brooklyn, Caribbean February 7, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte penned a letter to the editor of The Haitian Times in response to a piece by founder Garry Pierre-Pierre on putting the needs of the diaspora above those of Haiti.

Members of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) prior to the start of this year’s National Retreat, which will focus on a strategic agenda for Haitians across the United States. (Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte via Caribbean Life)

Meeting to ‘Chart a Path Forward’ for Haitians

Caribbean, Government, Immigration February 1, 2018 at 5:29 pm

Assembly members Rodneyse Bichotte and Clyde Vanel joined other Haitian-American lawmakers at a National Haitian American Elected Officials Network retreat to discuss strategies and policies affecting the community, reports Caribbean Life.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (center) at the event designating the Little Caribbean, along with Shelley Worrell of CaribBEING (right) who led the campaign for the designation. (Photo via BKLYNER)

‘Little Caribbean’ Naming in Flatbush Premature?

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Demographics September 28, 2017 at 5:03 pm

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte took issue with the designation of “Little Caribbean” in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn, report BKLYNER and Kings County Politics.

Rodneyse Bichotte, at podium, and other legislators and representatives of human rights and other organizations. (Photo via the Haitian TImes)

Supporting Rights of Dominicans of Haitian Descent

Caribbean May 6, 2015 at 5:09 pm

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte wants the NYS Assembly to pressure the U.S. Congress to condemn the Dominican Republic’s 2013 Constitutional Court for its ruling that would strip 250,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship, The Haitian Times reports.

District Leader and State Assembly candidate Rodneyse Bichotte (Photo via the Haitian Times)

Haitian-American Upstart Candidate Makes Inroads in Brooklyn

Elections 2012, Politics September 6, 2012 at 4:31 pm

With the September 13 primary just a week away, The Haitian Times (one of the participants in our election coverage project, The World Votes Here) published an illuminating profile of the upstart Haitian State Assembly candidate from Brooklyn, Rodneyse Bichotte, in the 42nd District.

Zachary Lareche (Via Haitian Times)

With Perennial Candidate Disqualified, a Haitian-American Gets Her Shot

Elections 2012, Politics August 13, 2012 at 5:38 pm

The withdrawal of a perennial candidate for Brooklyn’s 42nd Assembly District clears the field for a serious challenge to the seat’s longtime incumbent, Rhoda Jacobs, from the Haitian-American Rodneyse Bichotte, the Haitian Times reported.

A Letter to Trump from ‘a Proud Shitholer’

A Letter to Trump from ‘a Proud Shitholer’

Caribbean, Immigration, Opinion January 12, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Garry Pierre-Pierre writes a letter to Donald Trump giving him a history lesson about Haiti.

On Nov. 18, community leaders and elected officials marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to call for an extension of TPS. Photo Credit: Fabiola Jean

Temporary Protected Status to End for Haitians

Caribbean, Government, Immigration November 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

The Haitian Times covers the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S.

(Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre via The Haitian Times)

Opinion: The Message of the Debate Over ‘Little Haiti’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Demographics, Opinion October 10, 2017 at 2:10 pm

Can Brooklyn’s “Little Caribbean” also encompass “Little Haiti”? The debate, including some vitriolic comments, tells The Haitian Times’ founder that there is more the community needs to do to achieve economic empowerment.

New York City Council member Mathieu Eugene announcing #HaitiRelief efforts t City Hall on Oct. 6. (Twitter image from @CMMathieuEugene)

#HaitiRelief in the Wake of Matthew

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Environment October 6, 2016 at 10:33 pm

In response to Hurricane Matthew, #HaitiRelief efforts were endorsed by numerous local politicians in New York City.

Male District Leader Josue Pierre, Assembly Member Helene Weinstein, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, NYC Commissioner of Finance Jacques Jiha, Brookyln College President Michelle J. Anderson, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Assembly Member Nick Perry, Founding Executive Director of Haitian Studies Institute Dr. Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Haitian Consul General Peter Bernard, Assembly Member Kimberly Jean-Pierre (Photo from Rona Taylor, NYS Assembly via The Haitian Times)

Haitian Studies Institute Opens at Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, Caribbean September 7, 2016 at 3:18 pm

Community leaders and elected officials attended a press conference to officially recognize the Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College, reports The Haitian Times.

Left to right: Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition; Mouhamed Kaba, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs; Niat Amare, African Services Committee BIEI coordinator & BIA accredited representative; Gregoria Flores, Garifuna Community Leader; Amaha Kassa, African Communities Together founder & executive director; Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte; Assembly Member Michaelle Solages; Council Member Vanessa Gibson; Carl Lipscombe, policy and legal manager at the Black Alliance for Just Immigration.
(Photo by Erik Cuello via Manhattan Times)

An Initiative for Black Immigrant Communities

Black, Immigration, New York May 13, 2016 at 4:12 pm

The recently formed Black Immigrant Engagement Initiative aims to target the needs of what advocates say are underserved communities, reports Manhattan Times.

From left: Haitian American Caucus Executive Director Samuel Pierre, Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte and Josh Pierre (Photo via Kings County Politics)

Haitian-American Announces Candidacy for Brooklyn District Leader

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2016, Politics March 17, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Josh Pierre is running for the male district leader position of the 42nd Assembly District, a sign of the increasing political clout of the Haitian community in Brooklyn, writes Kings County Politics.

Assembly member Rodneyse Bichotte joined Haitian diaspora groups and the Coalition for Human Rights in the Dominican Republic. (Photo via Haitian Times video)

Haitian Diaspora Groups Protest DR Expulsion

Caribbean, Dominican, New York August 18, 2015 at 5:37 pm

Protests against the expulsion of Dominico-Haitians from the Dominican Republic continued with a march that included 15 diaspora organizations and public officials, reports The Haitian Times.

Rodneyse Bichotte speaking at the podium, with Scott Stringer at left and other community leaders at right. (Photo by Nick Perez for the Haitian Times)

Haitian Immigrants: Getting Info in Creole

Caribbean, Immigration August 11, 2015 at 6:33 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has issued his Immigrant Rights and Services Manual in Haitian Creole, The Haitian Times reports.