Calendar of Events


#FreedomToTravel Rally at JFK Airport, T4 Arrivals Friday August 4, 7-10pm

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Calendar of Events, Member Organizations, Opposing the U.S. embargo and travel ban | 0 comments

#FreedomToTravel Rally at JFK Airport, T4 Arrivals Friday August 4, 7-10pm Cuba is the only country on earth that US citizens can’ttravelto freely. The Obama administration made travelto Cuba easier, but President Trump has announced restrictions soon will be tightened again. This July, forthe 48th time, a group of US citizens is challenging these restrictions as a violation ofthe rightto travel freely. Join the Venceremos Brigade on August 4 to demand #FreedomToTravel No more self-directed people-to-people educational exchange...

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Boston: July 26 Cuba Today – a long term visitor’s perspective

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

On Wednesday, July 26, Cuba’s Revolution Day holiday, the Boston area July 26th Coalition is sponsoring a program on community development in Cuba and U.S.-Cuba relations featuring Brookline’s Lee Schlenker. Lee Schlenker, who has been living in Cuba working with Witness for Peace for the past year, is a graduate in Latin American Urban Studies at Middlebury College, is a dynamic, bilingual researcher, community organizer and international solidarity activist currently based in Havana as an International Team member with Witness for Peace. He...

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NYC: SAT. JULY 29 6:00 PM Annual July 26 Celebration

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

NEW YORK – NEW JERSEY ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE MONCADA ATTACK THE EVENT THAT LAUNCHED THE CUBAN REVOLUTION DINNER – RECEPTION 6:00 PM PROGRAM 7:00 PM REPRESENTATIVES FROM CUBA, VENEZUELA MUSICIAN JUDY GORMAN DJ VERSETI LOCATION NYSNA 131 WEST 33RD STREET, 2ND FLOOR (BETWEEN 6TH AND 7TH AVENUES IN MANHATTAN, TWO BLOCKS FROM PENN STATION) SUGGESTED DONATION: $10, NO ONE TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS SPONSORED BY: CUBA SI, JULY 26 COALITION, CASA DE LAS...

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NNOC Fall Meeting October 21-22, 2017 Seattle WA

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Calendar of Events, Latest News, Work Within Membership | 0 comments

NNOC Fall Meeting and Conference October 21-22, 2017 Seattle WA Dear National Network On Cuba Member Organizations and Friends, The NNOC co-chairs are starting to plan for our annual meeting and conference for the Fall of 2017.  We will meet in Seattle, WA on October 21 and 22, 2017. We have assurances from our sister organization, ICAP, that they will participate in the Fall activities and also will travel to other areas of the United States. We are working with Seattle to ensure a lively, interesting, and productive meeting. Please save the...

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Gail Walker on Tavis Smiley Show , Tuesday 7/11/17

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in Calendar of Events, Latest News, Respecting Cuban Sovereignty, Supporting Normalized Relations | 0 comments

Gail Walker on Tavis Smiley Show , Tuesday 7/11/17 Gail Walker, IFCO Executive Director, Appearing on Tavis Smiley show Tuesday, July 11 Gail Walker, IFCO Executive Director will be a guest on the Tavis Smiley Show, talking about Cuba and our Pastors for Peace program. Be sure to tune in. Check your local listings for information about when the show airs in your area. It is scheduled to be broadcast on Tuesday, July 11th.   About the Show TAVIS SMILEY show airs weeknights on PBS. Get local listings and watch past episodes. Though...

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NNOC Webinar June 17, 2017

Posted by on Jun 10, 2017 in Calendar of Events, Latest News, Respecting Cuban Sovereignty, Supporting Normalized Relations | 0 comments

What I learned about Cuba by going to Cuba for May Day Featuring participants in the 2017 May Day brigade from Chicago Join the June 17 webinar, to register click on: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=ED51DF89874E31    ...

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Report back from May Day International Brigade: Chicago 5/19/17

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Calendar of Events, Opposing the U.S. embargo and travel ban, Respecting Cuban Sovereignty | 0 comments

Report back from May Day International Brigade: ‘What we saw in Cuba’ Nearly 300 people from 29 countries joined the 12th May Day International Brigade to Cuba April 23 to May 8. Participants from Chicago learned about the Cuban Revolution and the challenges facing workers and farmers there. We visited hospitals, met and talked with farmers leading cooperative farms, leaders of mass organizations, and people on the streets. And we joined the sixmillion- strong May Day marches in Havana and cities across the country. Participants also joined...

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Chicago: What are the effects of the US blockade and how can we finally end it?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America CRLN is an interfaith educational and action network responding to the call of Latin America’s poor majorities, What are the effects of the US blockade and how can we finally end it? The Latin@ Center of McCormick Seminary and the Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN) will host the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan for breakfast and conversation.. Gladys Abella of the Martin Luther King Center in Havana, Cuba will talk about the effects of the U.S. blockade in Cuba...

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March 13-14 Cuba Literacy Volunteer in Bay Area

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Blanca Monett, a fourteen-year-old when Fidel Castro put out a call in 1960 for teachers to go into the rural areas of Cuba to teach literacy in the campaign (“Each one teach one”), is visiting in the Bay Area. There are two opportunities to hear lively, humorous, and inspiring stories of her experiences with the program that made Cuba the first in the Americas to receive the U.N. designation of  “a nation free of illiteracy.” The film “Maestra” will be shown as well. Her first appearance is on Monday,...

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