Calendar of Events


July 22, NYC Celebration of July 26th End All US Economic, Financial, and Travel Sanctions Against CUBA!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

End All US Economic, Financial, and Travel Sanctions Against CUBA! Suggested Donation $10.00 (No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds) For More Information and Flyers (917) 887-8710 websites: www.july26coalition.org | www.unacuba.org | email: info@july26coalition.org Speakers: • Ana Silvia Rodriguez Abascal, Deputy Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations • Dr. Rosemari Mealy, who will give, a historical overview of July 26 • Juanita Young, longtime activist against police brutality and mother of Malcolm Ferguson, murdered by NYPD. • Solidarity...

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“All Guantánamo is Ours” Premiering in SF, DC and Boston Area‏

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity All Guantánamo is Ours Premiering in  San Francisco, Washington DC and Boston Area   Coinciding with the celebration of July 26, marking the anniversary of the beginning of the Cuban Revolution, the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity along with other organizations, will be featuring the new Cuban film “All Guantánamo is Ours” in San Francisco, Washington DC and in Boston. The 37 minute film with English subtitles will be an opportunity for people to learn...

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PGH POST-GAZETTE: Boxing hall of famer speaks about Pittsburgh-Cuba event on Roberto Clemente Bridge‏

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations, Supporting Normalized Relations | 0 comments

By Craig Meyer / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette In his 13-year professional boxing career and his 55 years of life, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini has experienced and witnessed more than most humans could ever hope to. This Youngstown, Ohio, native has traveled across the country and the world for his career, held the world lightweight championship for a two-year period in the early 1980s and was a part of some of the most memorable fights in the sport’s history. Even for him, though, what will unfold July 30 on the Roberto Clemente Bridge will be an...

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ISEL CALZADILLA TOUR: LESBIANS AND ALLIES PROJECT‏

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

June 2016 eNews Special Edition   ISEL CALZADILLA US SPEAKING TOUR IS SUMMER SUCCESS! This tour is the inaugural event in the US for our Lesbians and Allies Project.  Ms. Calzadilla visits us from Santiago de Cuba and is giving presentations on both the east and west coasts, sharing her expertise as an LGBTQ advocate, activist and medical nurse. Beginning in NY with a community forum and a presentation at the Latin American Studies Association Conference (LASA), Ms. Calzadilla’s tour continues with events in Montana and Washington,...

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June 14, NYC: Join the Venceremos Brigade and IFCO/Pastors for Peace‏

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Travel Ban | 0 comments

IFCO/Pastors for Peace An Interfaith organization to assist oppressed peoples in their struggles for justice and self-determination. Follow us on Social Media     Forward this Email Join Our Mailing List  DONATE 418 West 145th Street New York, New York 10031 (ph) 212-926 5757 (f) 212-926-5842 www.ifconews.org A Discussion on the Current State of US/Cuba Relations For more information email ifco@ifconews.org  or ...

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West Coast Premiere of Power of the Weak Saturday June 18, 2016

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

West Coast Premiere of Power of the Weak  Saturday June 18, 2016 International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity A New Documentary from Cuba Jorgito Jerez and Tobias Kriele at American University, Washington DC. Photo: Bill Hackwell The Power of the Weak By Filmmaker Tobias Kriele In this powerful and moving film, Jorgito, a young man with cerebral palsy, tells his story of growing up in Cuba where he received the essential services and support he needed to become independent and an outspoken advocate for the Cuban revolution and...

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Luisa Campos speaks in Boston 5/31 and 6/1

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

Luisa Campos Director of Havana’s “Museum of Literacy” and of the “Si, yo puedo” Global Literacy Campaign. The Cuban Literacy Campaign was a year-long effort to abolish illiteracy in Cuba after the Cuban Revolution. It was the world’s most ambitious and organized literacy campaign. Before 1959 the official literacy rate for Cuba was between 60% and 76%, largely because of lack of education access in rural areas and a lack of instructors. As a result, the Cuban government dubbed 1961 the “year of...

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NYC/Sat., May 28 Welcome Cuban LASA Delegation to NY‏

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Latest News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Friends of Cuba, Please forward to your supporters and list serves the invitation to this special event Saturday, May 28, from 7:00 – 10:00 pm at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. In solidarity, Ike Nahem For the Welcoming Committee SO JOIN WITH US ON  SATURDAY, MAY 28TH! Join us to Welcome Cuban Delegation to the LASA Conference You are invited to Reception, Saturday evening, May 28 at the Ethical Culture Society in New York City (NYSEC). The Reception will welcome over 100 Cuban scholars and political figures who are...

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MINNEAPOLIS/Sat., May 28: Public Health and Cuba

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

*Public Health and Cuba* *1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 2016* *Plymouth Congregational Church**Jackman Room, 1900 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis* *Free and open to the public* *Speakers:* *Marilyn Hernández Gómez, Cuban Society of Public HealthJohn Oswald, Minnesota Public Health AssociationCarrie Terrell, Women’s Health Specialists* (Doctors Oswald and Terrell have recently returned from Cuba) An opportunity to learn about Cuba’s successful public health system and how the United States and Cuba can learn from one another. The public...

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NYC/Thurs. May 26: “The LGBT/Anti-Gender Violence Agenda

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations | 0 comments

U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration Building a U.S. Women’s Movement for Cuba womenandcuba.org   Lesbians and Allies Project Community Forum U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration The U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration announces an exciting educational community forum being offered in conjunction with the 2016 Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference 2016 in NY.   Featuring Cuban speakers with broad expertise in lesbian organizing and activism. Co sponsors of forum: ·       The National Dominican Women’s Caucus ·       US Women and Cuba...

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