Manolia Charlotin joins staff of the Haitian Reporter

Manolia CharlotinManolia CharlotinManolia Charlotin has joined the staff of the Boston Haitian Reporter as Editor and Business Manager. Manolia is a social entrepreneur, advocate and community organizer who has worked in community development, immigrant civic engagement, political campaigns, youth organizing and cultural awareness for the last 10 years.  She is the co-founder of Haiti 2015, a grassroots campaign to advance access to opportunities in Haiti, whose launch in January, connected community-based organizations all across Haiti.
“The Reporter is excited to have Manolia Charlotin join our team,” said Reporter Managing Editor and co-founder Bill Forry. “Manolia will be charged with developing new business opportunities and editorial content for the Reporter. She will also take the lead in engaging the broader community in the work of the Reporter Newspapers. Her breadth of experience and contacts in organizing, particularly in the Haitian-American community makes her a tremendous addition to the Reporter team.”

Her career began as a youth organizer in Somerville for the Haitian Coalition, a community-based organization targeted to serving the Haitian community in the Greater Boston area.
Manolia worked in the private sector for many years until she found her return to advocacy at New Profit, Inc. There she supported the America Forward coalition which helped write and pass the Edward M. Kennedy Serve Amercia Act.
She also gained experience in grassroots political organizing during the 2008 election as an organizer for the Obama for America campaign.  Manolia speaks English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish and Portuguese.
She can be reached via e-mail at