Founder and Executive Director
Founder and Executive Director of New Bridges for Haitian Success, Inc. Bernard Georges immigrated to Rhode Island from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as a youth graduating from Providence’s Central High School. He then earned an Associate Degree from community college of Rhode Island continued his studies and earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Mr. Georges then completed a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Roger Williams University in 2015. Winner of the 2020 Outstanding Global Leader at the United Nations (Council for Justice, Equality & Peace) FOWPAL (Federation of World Peace and Love) Conference during the 58th session of the Commission for Social Justice Development at the United Nations. Mr. Georges has held numerous leadership positions with public recognition for his service.
Mr. Georges serves on the boards of several community organizations, namely he is Board Chair for The Refugee Dream Center, International Economic Ambassadors Office of Lt. Governor Dan McKee, and Diversity and Equality Advisory Committee Office of Congressman Jim Langevin . He is also active with the Society for Public Administration. During his time in Rhode Island, Mr. Georges has displayed a keen interest in the community issues and interned at both the Rhode Island Superior Court and the Narragansett Police Department. He is most proud of his work through his own non-profit work within the Haitian community helping immigrant families navigate social services and assimilation into Rhode Island and American life.
As founder and Executive Director of New Bridges for Haitian Success, Inc, Mr. Georges work tirelessly to bridge the gap within the Providence area in order to address the specific needs of the Haitian community. The New Bridges for Haitian Success, Inc., work closely with incoming immigrant communities and refugee. Mr. Georges work, notoriety for ethics and community outreach continues to grow. Mr. Georges have a high-profile citizen holding recognitions for his work with legislators and commitment to the integration of Haitian immigrants, and international ties to university officials in Port-au-Prince, as well as Haitian political leaders.
Mr. Georges has been publicly interviewed by every major Providence television station, Rhode Island Public Radio, WPRI, ABC 10 news,WPRO, ABC 6 News, PNB, RIFUTURE, the Providence Journal and our Facebook page is viewed by hundreds of viewers daily.
Read about his life: http://www.welcomingri.org/portfolio/bernard-georges/