Calendar of Events


NYC: 1/24: Cuba at the Crossroads

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

CUBA AT THE CROSSROADS! Saturday January 24th, 2015 @ 4pm-6pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue  Room 5414 (btw. W. 34th-35th St.) Suggested donation: $5-$10 /Bring ID in order to enter Light refreshments, Raffles, and FUN! The Dec. 17th decision to free the Cuban 5 and to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba was historic, yet misunderstood by many.  The U.S. blockade on Cuba hasn’t ended and the Travel Ban hasn’t been lifted either.   Join The Venceremos Brigade as we discuss the next phase of Cuba solidarity work;...

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NYC Jan16Reading and Book Signing with Stephen Kimber

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Please join us for an evening of Reading, Book signing and Celebration of the release of the Cuban Five with author Stephen Kimber. Friday, January 16th, 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Center 1199/SEIU New York, New York   Visit our website at www.July26coalition.org

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BERKELEY/Jan. 4: Celebration of Cuban Five release

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Put yourself back in 1961, if possible think Eisenhower/Kennedy Che: “Fidel will we ever have relations again with the yanquis?”   Fidel: “Sure, at the same time as the President of the US is black and the Pope is Argentine like you. ”   JOIN IN CELEBRATING THE RELEASE OF THE CUBAN 5 and NORMALIZATION OF CUBA US RELATIONS JANUARY 4TH @ La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley Doors open at 5:30 pm with the outstanding Mexican cuisine of Los Cilantros and a special cuban dish 6:30 pm Program of brief...

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1/2/15 Hartford CT Celebration

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

There will be a  program in the Hartford area for those of us who have worked together over the years to Free the Five.  Please save the date, Friday, January 2.  Details will be forthcoming! ¡Viva Cuba!

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NYC 1/3/15 A TIME OF CELEBRATION

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

JOIN US FOR A TIME OF CELEBRATION!!!!     SAVE THE DATE JAN.3 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Center 119/SEIU 330 West 43 Street, Manhattan Between 8th and 9th Avenues Food Reception 6-7pm 7pm – 10pm Cuban Ambassador & Victory/Freedom Celebration Music by D.J. Carlito Visit our website at www.July26coalition.org

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Dec. 23 Chicago: Celebrate Cuba’s Victory

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Come Celebrate the Return of all the Cuban 5 Political Prisoners to Cuba, and Moves  to Ending the US Travel Ban and US Blockade against Cuba – and Oppose US Sanctions on Venezuela: 10 Years of ALBA’s Achievements    Tuesday December 23, 5-7 pm    at Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela    20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 1925    Chicago         Wine, beer and some food.      The freeing of the Cuban 5 was a great victory for Cuba and its supporters, for all of us who have defended Cuba over the last half century, and for...

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December 5; contact President Obama

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 Son of Victim of Terrorism asks Obama  to Free the Cuban 5  Francisco Letelier is an artist and writer born in Chile. Known also for his lectures, spoken word and writing, Letelier has been published in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post and other publications throughout the globe. Francisco’s father, Orlando Letelier, former Foreign Minister of Chile during the Presidency of Salvador Allende, was assassinated  in September 21, 1976 in Washington D.C. Francisco...

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The No-Trade Trade, a new documentary about Alan Gross and the Cuban 5

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

A new documentary by Soraya Castro examines the case of Alan Gross, the Cuban Five, and the prospects for improving U.S.-Cuban relations. It draws from an interview with the late Dr. Robert Pastor, who was involved in a “no-trade trade” as the National Security Council advisor for Latin America during the administration of President Jimmy Carter. Soraya Castro has been a visiting scholar at St. Thomas University, most recently in 2013. She is a Professor and Senior Researcher at the Center of Research of International Policy,...

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HOWARD UNIV, Mon. Nov. 17: Cuba in the Black Liberation Struggle

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Adelante! The Continued Importance of Cuba in the Black Liberation Struggle PROGRAM OUTLINE Venue: Howard University Blackburn Center Forum Date: Monday November 17, 2014   Time: 6pm-8pm Program Goals: 1.    The goal is to help students explore theintersections between Cuba’s struggles and the struggle for Black liberation inthe United States and abroad. Providestudents with information on how they can travel to Cuba with the VenceremosBrigade in 2015. 3.   Create a space for inter-generational dialogueand get younger voices involved in...

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Window of Opportunity for the Cuban Five?

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Labor Meeting in Los Angeles California Join us for a discussion about the evolving political possibilities in the case of the Cuban 5, changes taking place in Cuba, and find out ways to get involved. Special Guest: Tony Woodley , former General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and former General Secretary of UNITE, largest trade union in England. Also Mike Garcia, President Emeritus USWW Peter Schey , President and Executive Director, the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law. Tom Hayden, A uthor and politician,...

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