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Congratulations all! Congrat! Congrats!.....:

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President-Elect Barack Obama on Election Night

Change has come to America

Barackobama.com
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Coretta Scott King and Michelle Obama


I Don't Know this America...But I'm Most
Happy to Meet It


by Marguerite "Ezili Dantò" Laurent,
Haitian Perspectives, November 5, 2008
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Background Essay - The America I know)
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Reactions Around The World
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An Open Letter to Barack Obama By Alice Walker, The Root, November 5, 2008
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Haiti Pinch Me ...a message from Michael Moore
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Michelle Obama, the New First Lady: A Powerful Perspective


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The Haitian struggle - the greatest David vs. Goliath battle being played out on this plane

 


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Let's remmember these Old Post below and what this page looked liked before the election - Just for our Archives and to know always:
WI NOU KAPAB - YES WE CAN!


Campaign 6:
Action Plan:

Join with other grassroots organizations to specifically mobilize the Haitian--American voters for the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Push for a new US-Haiti partnership.

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WI NOU KAPAB - YES WE CAN!
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What Haitian Americans Ask of the New US President

HLLN Recommended Links on "critical" support for Obama

*Wi Nou Kapab - Barak Obama Commercial to Haitian-Americans

Register to Vote -
For those Haitian Americans in Haiti who wish to vote registration and absentee ballot deadlines are approaching. If you are an American citizen living in Haiti and need to register/request and absentee ballot, go to www.fvap.gov. If you are in the US and need to register to vote, go to www.voteforchange.com, to register. Time is running out, so do this right away.

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Answer the call - Join the list of sponsors supporting the Free Haiti Movement

Send an e-mail with your organization's name and address to: Erzilidanto@yahoo.com. Join Ezili's HLLN Work
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Action Guide to help Barack OBAMA win the election:

1. Register people to vote
http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/vracgetinvolved

2. Neighbor to Neighbor: Reach Out to Voters in your Community
http://my.barackobama.com/modules/voter contact
/login_signup.php

3. Other Ways to Get Involved right now for OBAMA and make a DIFFERENCE
http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/actioncenter

Volunteer with the official campaign organization in your area.

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Get involved in your community
(i.e. - New York for Obama-
http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/nyhome

Video - The Obama Song (World of Friends): Bridges for Obama

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Action Plan for the Florida Haitian-American Vote in 2008, September 21, 2008, Source; Via E-mail ( ysavain@gmail.com )


A critical election is upon us and Florida is a key state at play. At this writing, September 21, 2008, Barak Obama and John McCain are neck and neck in Florida opinion polls.

American citizens of Haitian descent have a unique opportunity to make a difference in the final outcome because:

1) The margin of victory is expected to be thin across the country and in Florida especially.

2) Haitians registered to vote have done so unevenly in the past and therefore are unlikely to be in the sample of "likely" voters polled.

3) The number of US citizens in Florida of Haitian parentage eligible to vote is nearly 200,000 (63,000 naturalized citizens in 2000 US Census; plus an estimated 45,000 births between 1980 and 1988, plus migration of US born and naturalized citizens from other states and new naturalized citizens).

4) To matter the Haitian American community must become a voting block especially in Florida, otherwise its needs and preferences regarding US domestic issues and US-Haiti relations will be ignored. After an election it is easy to verify how many Haitian Americans actually came out to vote.

In this election year in Florida, 200,000 potential voters is anpil. But unless a significant majority of eligible voters in the community actually votes, the fact that Anpil moun voted will be meaningless. The Haitian community in Florida should deliver a minimum of 150,000 votes. And here is how one person can make a big difference in the outcome of the 2008 US presidential election.

1) Send this email to as many people you know in the Haitian-American community. Then set an additional goal for yourself to email and phone at least 10 persons you know to be 18 years or older; born in the US or a naturalized US citizen. First, find out if they are already registered to vote. In Florida, registration for the general election ends on October 6. See details at: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/ voter-registration/voter-reg.shtml. If they have not yet registered help them get it done.

2) Quiz your friends and relatives registered to vote OFTEN between now and elections day. Ask not only whether they plan to vote but

a. When do they plan to vote? Some can vote early, before ELECTION DAY Tuesday November 4, 2008 (see Florida Secretary of State link above).
b. Where and at what time do they plan to vote?
c. What mode of transportation will they have access to on the day and time they plan to vote?

Most important of all is the following Website: http://floridavoterfile.com/

You can learn whether:

1) Someone you know and are encouraging to vote is already registered.

2) You can also see your friends' voting history and check how successful your getting-out-the-vote campaign was after the November 4th, 2008 elections.


GOOD LUCK ON MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR CHANGE WE NEED!

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