Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence was recently created by the President/Founder as a volunteer group was established on May 28, 2005 as the Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes was the keynote speaker at our grand opening which took place at the By-Ways & Hedges Youth For Christ Ministries Church in Brooklyn along with Community Concern Network.
Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence has participated in major community events to such as the “3rd Annual Chrysler Sounds of Haiti Festival” which took place at Wingate Park in Brooklyn on August 30,2005. To combat domestic violence & raise money for a cure of HIV/AIDS by raffling of a Chrysler 300. Thanks to our official sponsor “Chrysler” which took the time out to help the non-profit organization OASIS continue there efforts to help people of all walks of life who are HIV/AIDS positive. This event was a major success as the 2005 Miss Trinidad N Tobago Beauty Pageant Contestants were our special guest. This important event was sponsored by the Haitian American Cultural Festival Inc., We were also accompanied by District attorney Charles J. Hynes, Former Manhattan Borough President C.Virginia Field, Council member Kendall Stewart and Community Concern Network Inc., an other major elected officials along with artist Bigga Haitian. They took the time out and joined Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence and Miss Trinidad N Tobago 2005 in honoring the NYPD for excellent service to the community of Brooklyn.
Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence also work with the community to protect the rights of children all over the world as we pursued on March 26, 2006 along with our Dance Group La Troupe Zetwal and Mikerline Dance Troupe as we participated in the planning of the “Kids Are People Two Festival” at Brooklyn College. This important event was sponsored by R & D Entertainment Inc. There were live major performances by Hispanic and Haitian artists, like Carimi and System Band etc. We requested the assistance of New York Presbyterian Hospital Community Health Plan to participate in giving away free gift too all the attendees as kids where being reported missing or abused in the community of Brooklyn. Congresswomen Yvette D. Clarke was appointed as the keynote speaker, for the “Kids Are People Two Festival” at Brooklyn College. The following day, which was March 27, 2006, Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence was giving the opportunity to have La Troupe Zetwal perform for the newly elected President of Haiti, President Rene Garcia Preval, which took place at 7:30pm sharp at York College Auditorium.
Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence was also played a major role in the 1st Annual African Day Parade that took place in Harlem for the first time. The African Day Parade was held in New York City on August 5, 2007, which started at 12:00noon at 112th Street & Malcolm X BLVD and ended at 116 Street & Frederick Douglas BLVD. The Festival & Parade continued at Morningside Park on the same day, which continued until 6pm with live performance by special guest artists that performed on stage. The African Day Parade & Festival included many special guests & special appearance by elected officials, major businesses, organizations and artists. There were more then 5,000 spectators at the start of parade all the way to Morningside Park. Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence was proud at the success of the 1st Annual African Day Parade cause there was artists and participants from over 200 countries together in celebration of our African culture.
Men & Women Foundation To Stop The Violence was excited to be invited in being a part of the 4th installment of the Cruise with a Cause. As we joined by volunteering with Praise Fest Ministries with a fully chartered the Carnival Destiny May 30th – June 4th, 2011 as 3000 or more believers of different faith, sailed to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Joining Pastor John Hagee, Dr. Johnny Hunt, Josh McDowell, Bishop Dale Bronner, Hezekiah Walker, Dr. Ergun Caner and numerous other speakers and artists with the unique experience of a lifetime, as the perfect combination of a cruise vacation, Christian conference and a mission trip to give school supplies to thousands of kids in Montego Bay Jamaica an also gave, us the opportunity help the elderly an the sick for the first time with medical doctors from around the globe. We enjoy all of the food and fun that spiritually blessing came with as we volunteered for the first time in the caribbean, we invite you to join us every year as we will continue to be a part of this mission to volunteer an conduct concerts and conferences every year around the globe, while continuing the vision to combat domestic violence.