Nancy Young

Nancy Young is a freelance journalist who writes about Haitian health issues. She also volunteers for the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Boston that partners with the Bureau des Avo­cats Inter­na­tionaux, in Port-au-Prince. Together, they help Haitians pros­e­cute human rights cases, train Hait­ian lawyers and speak out on justice issues in the country.

Young, who is based in Binghamton, N.Y., has a bachelor's degree in English and psychology from Cornell University and a master's degree in English (nonfiction writing) from the University of New Hampshire, Durham. Previously, she was a reporter and editor at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk.

December 13, 2015 
PORT-AU-PRINCE — Here in the office of the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux in Haiti’s capital, more than 2,000 letters of cholera victims seeking justice came pouring in to be delivered on Dec. 10 to the headquarters of the United Nations peacekeeping mission as part of a protest on Human Rights Day. It was a …
October 18, 2015 
HINCHE, Haiti — We were driving back from watching a soccer game here in central Haiti when my friend instinctively rolled up his window. It can get dusty on Haitian country roads, so I rolled up mine, too, even though I didn’t see anything in the air. I did see the man up ahead …

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Master of Science in Humanitarian Studies at Fordham University

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