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How H.O.P.E. Haiti is working to mitigate recent challenges in Haiti

Michel Cassagnol and Mike Shields on Connections
Julie Williams
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WXXI News
Michel Cassagnol and Mike Shields on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on November 16, 2022
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While Haiti is still reeling from a presidential assassination and the growing control of gangs, grassroots efforts to improve conditions for resident bravely continue. H.O.P.E. Haiti is a partnership designed to improve healthcare and create educational opportunities in Haiti. The organization's medical director is in Rochester discussing the recent violence and challenges.

We sit down with him and H.O.P.E. Haiti leaders to talk about what the country needs and how people can help. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.