The group held a prayer vigil in the Little Haiti neighborhood.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
They’re offering messages of unity and support weeks after Haiti’s president was assassinated.
New York Attorney General Letitia James said the United States must provide Haiti with humanitarian relief and relieve them of debt.READ MORE: Yonkers Police: 2 Men Dead After One Jumps Off Building And Hits The Other 12 Stories Below
“We’ve come together to extend healing hands to let Haiti know that we are here, and that we will urge our government and that we will come together and provide them assistance,” she said.
“I hope that this vigil gives us a sense of unity, a sense of healing,” Rev. Al Sharpton said.MORE NEWS: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
Activists also called on the Biden administration to stop deporting individuals to Haiti and to pass a comprehensive immigration bill.