Groups and Databases

Below is a list of student groups and databases connected to Haiti and other international poverty reduction and aid efforts.

Haitian Students Association
The Haitian Students Association, made up of Haitian members, offers creative experiences that will allow a glimpse into Haitian culture for first and second generation Haitian Americans as well as people from all backgrounds.

Columbia International Affairs Online Database
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.

CU School of General Studies Premedical Association (PMA) and Social Justice Medicine (SJM)
The Premedical Association (PMA) and Social Justice Medicine (SJM) held a Haiti fundraiser to raise money for Doctors Without Borders, Doc to Dock and other earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.

CU Democrats Activist Council
The Activist Council (AC) organizes many large annual events for the Columbia University College Democrats, from a campaign trip to on-campus activist events. 

Columbia Law School: Latino/a Law Students Association, the Black Law Students Association and the National Lawyers Guild
Student groups at Columbia Law School have raised over $3,500 to aid victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The funds are being directed to Partners in Health, which operates 10 hospitals and clinics, and a dozen schools in Haiti.

Columbia University’s School of Social Work: CUSSW Helps in Haiti
In light of the recent earthquake in Haiti, a number of CUSSW students have come together to form a new group, CUSSW Helps in Haiti, to do our part in supporting the relief efforts in Haiti.

Institute of Latin American Studies
The Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) has publicized a number of events on and off campus that raise awareness and gather different perspectives from experts on the Haitian earthquake, including “NYU Hosts Haiti in Context” and “Building a Future for Haiti: UN Officials Partner with SIPA in Relief Efforts and Analysis.”

Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University
The Mailman School community joined the global response of doctors and health professionals in Haiti providing desperately needed medical attention to earthquake victims and organizing public health structures to prevent secondary outbreaks of disease.

Columbia University School of Nursing
The Columbia University School of Nursing, under the auspices of its World Health Organization Collaborating Center, is continuing its long history of coming to the aid of those in need by mobilizing a team of alumni, faculty and students to provide urgent health services in Haiti.

Students for Ayiti (Haiti)
Students for Ayiti (Haiti) has reached out to students across the Columbia campus and aims to provide resources and information needed to coordinate aid to Haiti.

The School, Columbia University
The student government and parent association at The School collaborated to organize a three-day collection effort that netted over $1200 the same week as the earthquake in Haiti.

Teacher’s College, Columbia University
As part of the TC Cares Haitian Earthquake Relief Effort, Teachers College has created a site that is accessible through the TC web portal.

Students 4 Haiti
Students 4 Haiti is a group of independently active citizens bringing together collective resources to help Haiti.

Columbia University Student Affairs
Student Affairs has created a Haiti Earthquake Update page with information pertaining to the earthquake in Haiti.

Columbia University Human Resources
Harris, Rothenberg International, LLC, Columbia's Employee Assistance Program, has compiled a list of resources for locating family and friends in Haiti.