Interview with Lucie Tondreau
From - UM Libraries on January 29th, 2014
Interview with Lucie Tondreau, who was elected Mayor of the City of North Miami in June 2013. Born in Haiti, Tondreau moved to Montreal, Canada, with her parents at the age of seven. She moved to New York City in 1981, and became active in the Haitian community there. In 1984, she moved to Miami, where she continued her social activism, joining the Haitian Refugee Center and the Haitian American Community of Dade County (HACAD) as a board member and social service specialist. Tondreau has also served on the boards of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women, the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition, Miami Art in Public Places, and the Haitian Political Action Committee. She has worked as a social service specialist, counselor, language instructor and radio personality, and is the CEO of Tondreau & Associates, a public relations firm established in 1999.