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Annual Awards & Benefit Dinner

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Please join us for this year's

Alternative Chance/Chans Altenativ
3rd Annual Awards & Fundraising Dinner

12 Years of Services & Advocacy for Haiti's Criminal Deportees

Host: Michelle Karshan


Brian Concannon, Jr.,Esq. Director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (http://ijdh.org/board.htm)

Matthew Blaisdell, student attorney, Immigration Justice Clinic, John Jay Legal Services, Inc. and founder of the HaitiCAT group

Location: Belarusian Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue at corner of Bond Street, downtown Brooklyn, New York 11217

When: Saturday, November 22, 2008

Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00PM

Human Rights Awards * Photo/Video presentations * Crafts Sales * Silent Auction * Live Music * Haitian Dinner

Join attorneys, activists, families, friends, and others for an evening of solidarity and Haitian culture!

Human Rights Awards 2008

Antigone Bartone
Matthew Blaisdell
Timothy Block, Esq.
Joseph Alain Charles
Kelleen Corrigan, Esq.
Harry Desire
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
The Hastings to Haiti Partnership of UC Hastings Law School (Prof. Karen Musalo, Prof. Richard Boswell, Blaine Bookey and Asha Wilkerson)
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Bryan Lonegan, Esq.
Prof. Vanessa Merton
Post-Deportation Human Rights Project of Boston College Law School (Prof. Mary Holper, Prof. Daniel Kanstroom, Prof. Rachel Rosenbloom)
Renee C. Redman, Esq.
Benjamin D. Yerger, Esq.

Per Person: $100

RSVP required

(Past guests of honor were Cheryl Little, Esq., Valerie Burch, Esq., Ira J. Kurzban, Esq. and Dr. John P. May (Health through Walls).

Michelle Karshan
Executive Director
Alternative Chance/Chans Altenativ
70A Greenwich Avenue, #373
New York, New York 10011
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