True Alliance Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization founded and incorporated in Massachusetts on July 26, 2010. It is a faith-based charitable organization that seeks to promote advocacy in the Haitian community related to education, housing, immigration, health and economic development. It was established in response to the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010.
True Alliance Center, Inc. has provided support to other community organizations responding to the community’s needs in the wake of the January 2012 Haiti earthquake disaster as well.
True Alliance Center, Inc. (TAC) is dedicated to the following activities:
1. Support to Community Organizations. True Alliance Center, Inc. seeks to provide continued support to community-based organizations responding to the immediate needs of underserved Haitian immigrant communities and Haiti earthquake evacuees in the wake of the Haiti earthquake disaster.
2. Health Education and Care. True Alliance Center, Inc. has provided and seeks to continue to provide health education and facilitate access to healthcare for underserved individuals in the United States. For example, True Alliance Center, Inc. has provided health education to women, men and children of all ages affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the wake of the January 2012 Haiti earthquake disaster. We have provided logistical support for mobile health clinics and legal clinics in collaboration with community-based organizations and law firms. TAC also organized TV and Radio education outreach to the Haitian community regarding Deferred Action, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Family Reunification and Business Legal Clinics.
3. Education. True Alliance Center, Inc. has been engaged in negotiation with State and local government officials to find resources for ESOL learning and job training opportunities for victims of the earthquake so that they are able to communicate better and find gainful employment.
4. Immigration. True Alliance Center, Inc. has been engaged in educating the community about the legal provisions of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that was made available to Haitians due to the detrimental effect of the earthquake on the nation of Haiti. TAC provided educational sessions in small and large group gatherings, on the Haitian Radio and TV stations and at local churches, to provide them with basic information needed to take advantage of the benefits associated with the TPS program.
5. Housing. Through advocacy of True Alliance Center, Inc. in alliance with other community organizations, the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development made $70,000 available to fund two Haitian Creole speaking staff positions at two different community agencies, both in Boston and in Brockton, to provide case management for displaced Haitian families. Additional Haitian families and evacuees received permanent housing through Emergency Assistance funding and Home BASE funding. They also received an emergency assistance fund increased from $115 to $160.
True Alliance Center, Inc.
Board of Directors
President/Executive Director Dieufort J. Fleurissaint
Treasurer/Clerk: Roosevelt Desronvilles
Vice President / Director: Jean Jourdain Vatelia
Director: Varnel Antoine
Director: Arthur Ameda
Director: Nerline Grand-Pierre
Director: Lionel Bissereth
Director: Vladimyr Jeune