Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Jean Sonel Basquin

Jean Sonel Basquin, from and based in Haiti, has a degree in development project management and is currently a computer science student. He has worked with young people in the Haitian community for over 15 years, including with the VDH (Volunteers for Development of Haiti) as a coach in sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases, training in counselling for young people, and helping young people overcome drug and alcohol problems and sexually transmitted diseases. He is an activist in Haiti’s nonviolent struggle for PetroCaribe transparency.