Calendar of Events


Chicago, Friday 5/18/18: Cuba religious leader speaking at Univ. of Chicago

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

  May 18   —  4:30 – 8:00 Ending the U.S. Blockade of Cuba — Join us on Friday, May 18 to welcome Reverend Joel Ortega Dopico, President of the Cuban Council of Churches, to Chicago.  He is visiting Chicago on a national tour of the U.S. to help build support for the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravans to Cuba and to advocate against the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba and in support of normal relations between the U.S. and Cuba.  Pastor Ortega Dopico will share how Cubans are affected by the blockade and the...

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Hyattsville, MD May 20: The Church in Cuba and Their Role In Ending the Blockade

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

        The Church in Cuba     and Their Role in Ending the US Blockade   with Rev. Joel Ortega Dopico President, Cuban Council of Churches Pastor, Varadero Presbyterian Church     Sunday, May 20  — 3:00 Casa de Maryland Multicultural Center 8151 15th Ave, Hyattsville, MD   Join us to welcome Reverend Joel Ortega Dopico, President of the Cuban Council of Churches. He is visiting the DC area on a national tour of the U.S. to help build support for the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravans to Cuba and to advocate against the U.S....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota May 16, Cuban religious leaders: “How do we end the blockade of Cuba?”

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

How do We End the Blockade of Cuba?  What Cubans want Americans to hear and do 7:30 pm, Wednesday, May 16 Westminster Presbyterian Church 1200 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis Free parking information Gail Walker-Executive Director-Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) NYC, NY Rev. Joel Dopico (pictured), President of the Cuban Council of Churches, Havana  Rev. Carlos Emilio Ham, President of the Protestant Theological Seminary, Matanzas  Rev. Reinerio Arce, Director of the Ecumenical Institute for the Science of Religions,...

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NYC: 5/14/18 Join with a Cuban Pastor for Conversation

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

The Church in Cuba and Their Role in Ending the US Blockade with Rev. Joel Ortega Dopico President, Cuban Council of Churches Pastor, Varadero Presbyterian Church moderated by Gail Walker, Executive Director, IFCO Monday, May 14 7:00 pm Holyrood Church/Iglesia Santa Cruz 715 W 179th St, Manhattan (btw Ft. Washington and Broadway; A or 1 train to 181st) A path of respect and dialogue demonstrates hope to the world, that once civilized relations are established, bridges can be built and walls torn down. Rev. Dopico, June 2017...

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AFRICAN AWARENESS ASSN:, African Liberation Day + Tour to Cuba

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Calendar of Events, Trips to Cuba | 0 comments

Subject: This Year’s ALD 2018 Will Honor Brother Kwame Ture & Others…. & Tour to Cuba (July 23 – 30, 2018) ….Come and Support These Events!African Awareness Association is calling on all Africans to come, join and support financially this year’s African Liberation Day 2018 ( May 19, 2018 in Washington, DC). You can get the details of this year’s ALD 2018 by going to: www.a-aprp-gc.org. We also, ask you to join us on our ‘annual ‘African/Black History Educational & Cultural...

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Chicago April 14 6:30 P:M Cuba’s HISTORIC DEFEAT OF RACIST SOUTH AFRICA

Posted by on Apr 8, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

  CELEBRATE THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY CUBA’S HISTORIC DEFEAT OF RACIST SOUTH AFRICA Nothing beats Cuba’s historic role in defeating apartheid South Africa’s army in Angola: some 450,000 Cubans volunteered to join that 15-year effort (over 2,000 of whom lost their lives). Nelson Mandela– visiting Cuba first after his liberation from prison– put it like this: “What other country has such a history of selfless behavior as Cuba has shown for the people of Africa?” PLEASE JOIN US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AND CELEBRATE THIS HISTORIC EVENT – AND...

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NYC: MARCH 16: HEAR LEADERS OF CUBAN WOMEN’S FEDERATION AND CUBAN UNION OF JURISTS

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

  FRIDAY, MARCH 16 Hear Leaders of the Cuban Women’s Federation! Celebrate International Women’s Month with a delegation from the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), the National Union of Jurists, and the National Center for Sexual Education (Cenesex) 131 West 33rd Street, 2nd Floor (between 6th and 7th Avenues, near Penn Station, in Manhattan) Reception: 6:00-7:00pm Program: 7:00 – 9:00pm Hear: • Yaneidys Pérez Cruz, FMC general secretary in Las Tunas province; elected deputy in Cuba’s National Assembly. • Maritzel González, Federation of...

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2 Upstate NY events with Arnold August 3/6/18

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

SKIDMORE COLLEGE, SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. Presentation and Discussion with Arnold August, author of “Cuba-U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond”. Come join the International Affairs Program in welcoming renowned author, former political and trade union activist, and Cuba-U.S. relations scholar, Arnold August, for a captivating talk regarding the past, present, and future of the United States’ relations with one of our closest yet most mysterious neighbors! Tuesday, March 6 at 12:40 PM – 2 PM Skidmore College Room Bolton 382...

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Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Sonoma State University

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

International Committee  for Peace, Justice and Dignity Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Sonoma State University Sonoma State University Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Public Welcomed Monday March 5th: Social Justice Week Kick Off 12:00-1:00pm     Social Science 320, Social Justice Week Class Assembly  Meeting and Sign in the Cooperage Monday Events: The Cooperage 2 1:00-2:00pm     Michael Nagler:  Metta Center for Nonviolence: “The Time is Now” Presentation 2:30-3:30pm  ...

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Join the Venceremos Brigade 49th Contingent to Cuba in 2018

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Calendar of Events, Trips to Cuba, Visit Cuba | 0 comments

*Join the Venceremos Brigade 49th Contingent to Cuba in 2018* Over nearly 50 years, thousands of US-based activists have traveled to Cuba as part of the Venceremos Brigade (VB), a historic project of solidarity, popular education, and relationship-building between the US movement and the Cuban Revolution. Our work consists of (1) manifesting friendship and solidarity with the Cuban people and their revolutionary process through voluntary work and educational exchange; (2) challenging US policy toward Cuba (the blockade and travel ban) through...

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