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UMass Amherst Libraries

Disaster & Rebuilding in Haiti

A guide to research and information.

Featured books

Subject Headings for Finding Books, Videos and More

The Five College Libraries have many books, videos, and other materials on Haiti. Click on the following sub-topics for lists of books and videos in our collections.

Teaching About Haiti - Recommended books and strategies

A list of recommended news sources, articles, books, teaching guides, films, and organizations.

"Part of our commitment to the people of Haiti at this time can be to not only increase our support but also our awareness."

Benefit Screening

Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy

Haiti Relief Benefit Screening at Amherst Cinema

Co-Director Renee Bergen in Person!

All proceeds went to PARTNERS IN HEALTH and FONKOZE

Monday February 1, 2010, 7:00 and 9:00
Special Admission $10.00

Fundraiser at Food for Thought Books

Celebrating Resistance, Making Change: An Evening for Haiti

Friday, February 5, 2010, 7pm


Featuring: Djola Branner, Myriam Chancy, Dee Dee Desir, Martin Espada, Jean Dany Joachim, Lenelle Moise and Patrick Sylvain with the soul-stirring music of REBIRTH. (More info on Facebook page.)

Organized by Food for Thought Books.

Importance of Learning About Haiti

TransAfrica founder Randall Robinson, author of An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President: "We need to be told the whole story of these wonderful, resilient, courageous and industrious people." (Full transcript.)