Border of Lights holds a Global Virtual Vigil, where people from across the country sent in photos of lit candles and messages of solidarity.


Click here to learn about this years Global Virtual Vigil.


PARTNER UP: Check out our partners and friends in the movement.


And of course SPREAD THE WORD on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube:


Regardless of race, nationality or creed, we are all connected to this movement. A crime against any group of people is a crime against humanity. Please share with us how and why you personally stand in solidarity with Dominicans of Haitian descent living in the Dominican Republic, who are denied citizenship and basic human rights.


See what others have shared:

Personal Stories: From any and all affected by the massacre

Videos of 2012 "Monologues in Remembrance of the Haitian Massacre” 

Photos of Monologues: Border of Lights is an organization full of artists.

Educate others about the 1937 Massacre, the legacy of the atrocities, and the high court ruling of September 26, 2013 that stripped citizenship from thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent.

Use our Educational Toolkits.


Send your story to



Don’t just sign the petition. Make sure every single person you know signs it too! Sign the We Are All Dominican petition here:  


Write a letter to the editor, blog, or other online platform. 


See examples here: 

“Julia Alvarez Letter of Protest against the TC-168 Ruling


 An Unpublished Letter in Response to the Economist, signed by Junot Díaz, Edwidge Danticat, Julia Alvarez, Mark Kurlanksky, Silvio Torres-

Saillaint and BOL organizers


Two Versions of A Dominican Tale


”Write to your own government officials and get this cause on their radar. Compare the Dominican Tribunal Court Ruling that strips the rights of Dominicans of Haitian descent to other local causes that hit close to home.


See the video by “Eso No Se Hace” (“You Can’t Do That”) for inspiration


 Contact the Dominican Ambassador to the United States,

Aníbal de Castro:



Contact the Haitian Ambassador to the Dominican Republic,

Dr. Fritz N. Cinéas:



Contact the U.S. Ambassador in the Dominican Republic,

James Brewster:

809 221-2171

Take Action! Updates for 2017 Coming Soon!

Even if you can’t join us on the border there are things that you can do right where you are, right now...

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