A Library, Bibliothèque Émile Saint-Lot, Launched in Orlando

Le Flambeau Foundation, Inc., February 24, 2022 (updated 3/19/22)

Provided below are various articles announcing the opening of a library named in honor of a founding father of Le Flambeau Foundation – Senator Ambassador Émile Saint-Lot.   Many contributions have been made by Emile Saint-Lot including his role as a co-signatory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

On March 17, 2022 Le Flambeau Foundation President, who is a son of Émile Saint-Lot, visited the office of the Consulate of Haiti in Orlando where the library is housed,  Mr. Jean St.Lot-Gervais extended his appreciation and congratulatory greetings to Consul Gaspard for his unveiling of Bibliothèque Émile Saint-Lot, a research library bearing the name of his father Émile Saint-Lot.  The library will serve to educate and enrich the knowledge base of Haitians and non-Haitians in the U.S. about the rich historical contribution of Haiti.

Photo (left to right): Ms. Nedgie Phanord Jean Baptiste, Consulate; Mr. Herwil Gaspard, Consulate/Chief of Mission, Consulate of Haiti in Orlando; Mr. Jean St.Lot-Gervais, Son of Emile Saint-Lot, President of Le Flambeau Foundation.

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DuSable Heritage Association Historic Gala & Scholarship Celebration

Le Flambeau Foundation, Inc., March 13. 2022 The DuSable Heritage Association hosted its annual gala event on March 5, 2022.  Le Flambeau Foundation President Jean St.Lot-Gervais participated in the festivities held in Chicago.  The event is held each year on the weekend nearest to the city’s incorporation anniversary, March 4th—also known as “DuSable Day”.  This … Read more

Émile Saint-Lot – Origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Le Flambeau Foundation, Inc., February 22, 2022.  The following is a repost of an article originally posted on February 2, 2020, featuring a piece written by now-retired Professor James Spickard, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Sociology at University of Redlands – with his permission to Le Flambeau Foundation, Inc.  The article is a part of the Le Flambeau Foundation Heritage Educational Series.

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