This highly anticipated event will include a keynote address by H. E. Michele Pierre-Louis, President of FOKAL and former Prime Minister of Haiti, cocktails, silent auction and the Medici Group will b showcasing art of Eric Girault Master Impressionist, Gingerbread Paintings on Display. The Honorees are Hon Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller (invited) Frans and Sweet Joy Johansson.
FOKAL which was created in 1995 stands for Fondation Connaissance et Liberté in French / Fondasyon Konesans Ak Libète in Creole/ Foundation for Knowledge and Liberty in English, is a well recognized national foundation supported mainly by Open Society Foundations, OSF, a world wide network of foundations and initiatives created by philanthropist George Soros for the promotion of democratic values.
FOKAL also receives support from the European Union and the French cooperation. The Foundation offers to local communities throughout the country and to organizations of civil society a large spectrum of activities in the fields of education, arts and culture and development. The sponsoring organization Friends of FOKAL (aka FOKAL USA) is non profit organization created in the US to help support FOKAL’s mission in Haiti.
WHEN: Friday March 27, 2015 from 6 – 8 p.m.
The Medici Group
215 Park Ave South, Corner of 18th Street, Suite 1903
New York, NY 10003
$100. Tickets can be purchased here.