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. Mr. Georges serves on the boards of several community organizations, namely he is Board Chair for The Refugee Dream Center. He is also active with the Society for Public Administration. Georges finds inspiration for public service inspired by historical leaders such as Jean Jacques Dessalines, Toussaint L’Ouverture, John Lock, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Thurgood Marshall, and many others. 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. Mr. Georges has held numerous leadership positions with public recognition for his service. Mr. Georges has experience in clinical work at Rhode Island Supreme Court and is dedicated to community work. 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.
Read about his life: http://www.welcomingri.org/portfolio/bernard-georges/