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Karen Keating Ansara, Essex philanthropist and human rights activist

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February 21, 2016
7 pm
Gloucester City Hall
Free

Relief and Development in Haiti

Karen Keating Ansara
Essex philanthropist and human rights activist

The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti, the Caribbean’s poorest, and left 220,000 dead, 300,000 injured, and two million homeless. Schools and hospitals were destroyed, the main air and sea ports were badly damaged, and debris blocked access to t More …

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International Awareness Award

May 3, 2015: Gloucester High School honor student Rachel Shahin received the 2015 International Awareness Award. Click on the “Scholarship Award” button above to read about her.

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