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Lecture: "Reporting on Haiti: 10 Years After the Quake"

Presented by Jacob Kushner, International Freelance Journalist and UW Alum

Event Details

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
5:30 p.m.
Ten years after the deadliest disaster of our lifetime, what lessons has the world learned—and which has it chosen not to? This January marks the 10-year anniversary of the deadliest natural disaster in modern history. To help Haiti rebuild, the US pledged $4.4 billion dollars in aid. An investigation by Kushner reveals that one of America’s largest aid projects in Haiti has been quietly abandoned, millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars spent.