|Congressional members convene at today's Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall Meeting. Photo/CD Brown|
"We must develop entrepreneurial opportunities", said Fattah. "In many cultures it's a common discussion to educate youth to think about starting a business."
Cummings spoke about a computer workshop he attended were young boys were being taught to take computers apart and put them back together. "They couldn't get them to leave", said Cummings.
|Congressman John Conyers and Harry Belafonte panel Haiti: Finding the Path to Redevelopment. Photo/CD Brown.|
Also speaking on the panel was Toussaint Hilaire, Director of the Aristide Foundation, who said "people are living in unacceptable conditions."
"There are a lot of rapes, never seen before in Haiti", explained Hilaine speaking through an English interpreter. "There is illness, sickness, hunger, malnutrition, trauma, and people are living under tents."
The Caucus continues through September 18th. Learn more at CBCFinc.org.