Partners In Health and Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti present
Change Haiti Can Believe In
with Matt Damon, Paul Farmer, Linda Dorcena Forry,
and Brian Concannon, Jr.
moderated by Amy Goodman
To start the webcast, click on the play triangle above
Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health; actor and activist Matt Damon, who recently visited Haiti to assist victims devastated by hurricanes; Massachusetts State Representative and Haitian American Linda Dorcena Forry; and Brian Concannon, Jr., director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, shared their stories of eradicating disease and injustice in one of the world's poorest nations, and discussed how changes in U.S. policy can help to build strength and prosperity. Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, moderated. The event took place on January 27, 2009 at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, MA.
Visit the Health and Human Rights Prison Project page to learn about the joint work of Partners In Health and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.
[posted January 2009]