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MIPO 7th Annual Power of Partnerships, Scholarships and Fundraising Gala

MIPO, Inc.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

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Please join us and our distinguished 2018 honorees at our Annual Power of Partnerships, Scholarship and Fundraising Gala.  Your presence surely will seal your support to our cause.    

Don't forget to bring a family member, a friend or a colleague.


Guest Host:

Radio Personality G.K. Williams


This year's honorees are:

Dr. Isabelle Barriere - Prof., Isabelle Barriere

Maria Castaneda - Secretary Treasurer, 1199SEIU

Honorable Yvetter D. Clarke

Dr. Humphrey Cookendale - Dean, Metropolitan College of New York

Donald Etienne - DJ Esalar

Samuel Eugene - Inspector of Schools in the Northern Region of Haiti

Meishay Gattis - Executive Director, YMCA

Ernest Michel, M.D., Internist, Owner of Pure Amanzi

David Morisset, Esq. - Chairman of HABNET

Dr. Nelson Moses - Dept. Chair, Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus)

Alvin C. Vanessa Ogar, Esq. - Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Dr. Marcelin Watler - Program Director & Training Specialist, Administration for Children Services

Joel Widmaire - Artist & Composer, Production Director of Radio Metropole, President of Haiti Jazz Foundation

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson - Assistant Dean for Diversity & Student Life, Dir. of Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program for Premedical Students, Weill Cornell Medicine


Our gala will feature the following:

Live band playing some of the best tunes you will certainly enjoy

Dance Performance  

Networking opportunities 

DJ & Dancing


6:30 pm - Cocktails & Silent Auction

7:45 pm - Dinner & Program


Raffling the following:

A 7-day vacation stay at the luxurious Cabo Azul Resort* (airfare not included)

Travel Certificate

60" TV

iPad Mini


and other prizes will be available on the night of


All you need is a formal or black tie (optional) and a ticket.

For the raffle, if you purchase a book or more online, they will be mailed out to you prior to the event or will be made available at the registration table.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.


Proceeds from this event will help support MIPO scholarships, teacher training,  school supplies, hygiene kits, etc.

Have questions about MIPO 7th Annual Power of Partnerships, Scholarships and Fundraising Gala? Contact MIPO, Inc.

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BRIC Arts Media
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

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MIPO, Inc.

Making the Impossible Possible, Inc. (MIPO, Inc.) is a 501c3 organization dedicated to promoting the quality of life of immigrant youth and their families residing in the New York metropolitan area through a variety of activities.  Projects range from youth conferences, providing scholarships to high school graduating seniors to supporting schools in Haiti with short and long-term projects and conduct professional development training for educators in Haiti.  Education, commitment, dedication, and mentoring efforts are all components to escaping the revolving cycle of life.  The urgency in providing relief and assistance to communities in need lies in the fact that the lasting physical and emotional effects of poverty have a documented ripple effect through generations and can affect many.

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