Stéphania ZEMA, Bwa Nef
Stéphania was awarded the Peace Prize for her quiet but formidable initiative to bring social and economic empowerment to young women in her community with a sewing workshop she established with RAVAGEP. The workshop also includes civic education and health literacy and has been producing masks to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gladimy JEAN, Brooklyn
Gladimy was awarded the Peace Prize for his commitment to promoting youth leadership, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement. His leadership in Le Paradis Haitien (a sustainable tourism agency), Leaders de Demain (youth leadership forum), and Konbit Bibliyotek Site Soley (a community-driven library campaign) demonstrate his commitment to social and economic transformation of Cite Soleil and Haiti.
Luckson Jean, BOSTON
Luckson was awarded the Peace Prize this year for his courageous efforts to use music to stop an outbreak of violence in Cite Soleil, particularly the song Zon Pa Fe Moun. Luckson has a long history of supporting those marginalized by society, including kids living on the street, through his church and his Foundation Zon Pa Fe Moun.