Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project is a Community Base non profit located in Brooklyn New York. Flanbwayan assist hundreds of Haitian newcomer youth in NYC public high schools since 2005. We ensure Haitian newcomer youth 14-21 years old are appropriately placed in high schools that support their ability to remain in school and graduate. Our out-of-school time programs develop their capacity as productive citizens through youth and leadership development activities that build their self-esteem and nurture their voices.
Our youth leadership development programs include,
Haitian cultural dance- helps youth to be connected to their Haitian history and culture.
Literacy Circle-Youth read, discuss and analyze themes, share their opinions about texts in both English and Haitian Creole.
Popular Theater-Students come together to develop a play that demonstrates their struggles. Everyone is part of the process of writing, editing, directing, and acting.
Monthly youth membership meetings – students are presented with topics relevant to their lives their communities and the world around them. .
Flanbwayan Radio show- a unique opportunity for Haitian youth to have their voices heard.
Our academic support program includes and not limited to tutoring, college help resume and career help. We also provide education advocacy training to our youths. They learn ways to fight to eliminate barriers to academic success and educational rights of immigrant students
Boys Group and Girls Group. where the students are able to work together and receive support from each other and role model facilitators of the same gender and background as them.
Areas of interest:
- Summer/after-school activity