City of Sun: A Testimony of Resilience

In the midst of a world obsessed with charity and saviors, the community of Cité Soleil rejects that model and is carving another path. United, they’re confronting their challenges head on by tapping into their own resources to reclaim their dignity, realize their full potential and reimagine their futures. Turn on subtitles by clicking the "cc" button on video. “Everyone who is imaginative is extraordinary.” – Ulrich (community leader) Cité Soleil, generally characterized as one of the poorest and most dangerous parts of the Western Hemisphere, reminiscent of the Favela’s of the City of God, has so much more to offer the world, than the world expects. Dominant media portrayals focus on the violence, emphasize it’s rife with disease and contamination, underscore the lack of... read more
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