Every year, diverse and influential guests, business and political leaders, professional athletes and entertainment personalities gather in Washington D.C. to celebrate Haiti and support Roots of Development’s unique approach to development.
The annual event is Roots of Development’s most important fundraiser of the year, helping it raise a significant portion of the funds it uses to carry out its mission of strengthening local community groups who are responsible for improving the quality of life in the communities they serve. We hope you will join us this year!

Eventbrite - Roots of Development's 9th Annual Fundraiser in Washington DC

Roots of Development’s 9th Annual DC Fundraiser
BACK TO OUR ROOTS!
Saturday, June 17th, 2017
Gallery O on H
1354 H Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002

6PM-VIP Reception
7PM-Main Event (general admission)



Brought to you by Allegis*
This year, the award-winning Haitian band RAM will be performing live at the event. RAM has been one of the prominent bands in the mizik rasin musical movement in Haiti and is well known for its Thursday night performances at the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince. The band’s music incorporates traditional Vodou lyrics and instruments, such as rara horns and petwo drums, into modern rock and roll. The band’s songs include lyrics in Kreyòl, French, and English.


*Allegis Group provides businesses with a full suite of talent solutions through our network of specialized operating companies. Learn more by visiting www.allegisgroup.com


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Visit our past events page for information regarding our most recent fundraising events.