Sean Penn To Speak At Harvard On Haiti’s Progress

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actor-director Sean Penn and the former prime minister of Haiti will participate in a discussion at Harvard on how Haiti is faring three years after a devastating earthquake.

The discussion on Haiti’s progress and remaining challenges will be held Tuesday evening at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Sean Penn, co-founder of the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, and Michele Pierre-Louis, the prime minister of Haiti from 2008 to 2009, will be among the speakers. Lt. General Ken Keen, commander of Joint Task Force Haiti –Operation Unified Response, will also participate.

The forum will be moderated by Mary Jo Bane, a professor of public policy and management at Harvard’s Kennedy School.

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