The Haitian Community Service
Center, Inc. (HACOSEC) is a private non-profit organization (501) (c) (3)
which coordinates and promotes the principles of advancement and education.
Toward that goal, HACOSEC strives to achieve greater involvement of the
African and Caribbean communities regarding the proper role of parents and
the community in the successful education of our youth and to increase the
capacity of people to think and work on a global and intercultural basis.
The mission of the HACOSEC Youth Summer Institute is to advance knowledge
and educate students in areas of scholarship that will best prepare them for
The Institute will focus on literacy, computer skills, reading appreciation,
art, music and sports. Evaluation of student achievement and proficiency in
reading and the student's progress will be conducted during and at the
conclusion of the course.
The Institute will provide a varied schedule of activities designed to
assist the participants acquire knowledge through exposure to museums,
libraries and historic sites around Boston, Massachusetts.
One of the goals of the Institute is to expose students to a university
setting, to help those students overcome fears or feelings of insecurity
associated with higher education.
HACOSEC also advocates and supports immigrants and community members in need
of services or assistance to become self-sufficient.
contribution to HACOSEC is tax deductible.
Please make your check payable to HACOSEC:
Haitian Community Service Center
825 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124