Rene Civil, Member of Fanmi Lavalas
Here is a picture of the Haitian activist Rene Civil. He is a member of Fanmi Lavalas and a former leader of the group Jeunesse Pouvoir Populaire or JPP.
The JPP group was very popular and active at one point in time. The people in charge provided financial support to encourage the youth to pursue their studies in school or learn a trade.
They were also very strong supprter of the Lavalas an President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
, and set up centers where young people could get a hot meal and political education.