Calendar of Events


NYC/March 12: Panel: US-Cuba Relations: What does “normalization” mean?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

US-Cuba Relations: What does “normalization” mean? Event-Thurs March 12th 6-9 PM In December, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced that the United States and Cuba would restore diplomatic ties and the remaining three of the Cuban Five were freed. This panel, with leading US-Cuba experts, will look at what’s behind the new policy, what it means on a political and economic level as well as for people-to-people relationships, political prisoners in Cuba, and Cuban support in the Africa Diaspora. US-Cuba Relations: What does...

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NYC 3/28/15 Support the Venceremos Brigade

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Support the Venceremos Brigade!For 45 years, the VB has taken thousands of people to Cuba to see the revolution for themselves.  Help us keep the VB alive!  Come to our scholarship fundraiser!  Help a young person,  woman, person of color, student, queer identified person, a worker, or fellow activist get the support they need to travel to Cuba.  Your support is vital! __._,_.___

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Join US Women and Cuba Collaboration in New York City on March 9th and 16th; Cuba in November

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Calendar of Events, Respecting Cuban Sovereignty, Supporting Normalized Relations, Trips to Cuba, Visit Cuba | 0 comments

The US Women and Cuba Collaboration Salutes United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 59 and Beijing+20! The US Women and Cuba Collaboration is pleased to join the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s Advancing Human Rights and Cuba and Bolivarian Alliance Committees, National Organization for Women’s Global Feminist Issues and Strategies Committee, National Dominican Women’s Caucus and representatives from the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) with women from around the world in New York City as we participate at the UN...

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Federation of Cuban Women in New York

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Federation of Cuban Women in New York Saturday, March 14th, 2015 Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd St. Costantino Room 2nd floor Between Columbus and Amsterdam Ave. (1 or 9 Train to 66th St./Lincoln Center) Visit our website at www.July26coalition.org

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Minnesota Cuba Committee Film Fesival

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Feb 19, Black and Cuba By Robin J. Hayes (2013, 83 min, Documentary, US) Street-smart students, outcasts at an elite Ivy League university, band together and travel to Cuba to see if revolutionary change is possible. Feb 26, La Película de Ana “Ana’s Film” by Daniel Díaz Torres (2012, 98 min, Comedy/drama, Cuba) Ana is an actress with a declining career who also needs a refrigerator. She impersonates a prostitute in order to land a role in a documentary financed by foreign filmmakers. Complications arise when she learns that the film...

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Washington DC 3/14/15 “Cuba, Africa, and the World”.

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing this email to give you an update about our panel discussion “Cuba, Africa, and the World”. The conference will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 400 I Street  SW, Washington, DC 20024 on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm.  As a reminder, please be advised that thespeakers are Heather Benno (Answer Coalition), Mary-Alice Waters (SocialistWorkers Party and President of Pathfinder Press), James Early(Board Member of the U.S.-Cuba Cultural Exchange), Oscar Ordenes (DC...

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Bronx program with FMC

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Please Join Us Sunday, March 15 In The Struggle Against Police Brutality In December 2014, the last three of five Cubans held in US prisons were freed and went home to their families and work in Cuba. The Cuban 5 were framed for working to stop armed attacks on Cuba’s revolution organized from Florida with Washington’s complicity. After 16 years, a worldwide defense campaign to free them had won! Two months earlier, the mothers of two young men killed by the NYPD spoke at a New York meeting to gain freedom for the Five. Iris Baez is mother of...

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U.S. Social Forum June, 2015

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Calendar of Events, Work Within Membership | 0 comments

  The National Network On Cuba member groups have been active participants in the U.S. Social Forum gatherings in Atlanta and in Detroit and presented workshops, panels, films and staffed literature tables.  This year there will be simultaneous meetings of the USSF in 3 different cities:   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 25 through 28, 2015 Jackson, Mississippi – June 24 through 28, 2015 San Jose, California – June 24 through 27, 2015   If you or your group is planning to attend one of the forums and will be...

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Obama’s Cuba Policy: An End to the Embargo? What does this really mean?, Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1:30 PM, Elkridge, MD‏

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Obama’s Cuba Policy: An End to the Embargo? What does this really mean? Sunday, February 22, 2015 1:30-4:00 p.m. (1:30 p.m refreshments; 2:00 p.m. program) Elkridge Library (Elkridge Meeting Room) 6540 Washington Blvd Elkridge, MD 21075 Join renowned  international Cuban-American law attorney José Pertierra to discuss Obama’s opening relations with Cuba. In addition to representing many Latino immigrants in Washington DC for the past four decades, Mr. Pertierra represented: Juan Miguel González in his battle to return to Cuba with his 7 year...

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Miami Cubans to celebrate the Five’s freedom and Cuba-U.S. relations

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Miami Cubans to celebrate the Five’s freedom and Cuba-U.S. relations Distinguished professor and U.S. diplomat, Wayne Smith Sunday, February 1, 2:30 pm Hotel Embassy Suites, 3974 N.W. South River Dr. Miami, Key Largo Room   By Andrés Gómez The following Cuban and Cuban American organizations in Miami jointly sponsor an event which will celebrate the restoration of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba as well as the release from prison by presidential pardons of the remaining three members of the Cuban Five....

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