Calendar of Events


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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Pre-Kwanzaa Fundraising Events

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

Celebrating 15 years of Service When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 Where: The Alexandria Black History Museum 902 Wythe St, Alexandra, VA 223144 Phone: 703-706-3999  Fax: 703-746-4356 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Donation: $35.00 Tickets: http://craig-fulmore-pre-kwanzaa-fundraising-event-2014.eventbrite.com FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT The Magnificent UJAMMA African Dancers Drummers Genisis Johnson Poetry & Singing Debut   Speakers Craig Fulmore – Founder of Kwanzaa Associates, Inc. (501 C3) Foundation Alexander V. Rodriguez Salazar,...

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SAN FRANCISCO: Tuesday, 11/11 – Meet, Greet, and Hear Cuban author NANCY ALONSO

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Tuesday, 11/11 – Meet, Greet, and Hear Cuban author NANCY ALONSO!!! PLEASE FORWARD TO INTERESTED FRIENDS AND CONTACTS IN THE SF BAY AREA. Dear Friends, On Tuesday, November 11 at 7:00 pm, the noted Cuban short story writer NANCY ALONSO, along with translator/professor Anne Fountain, will be reading at Modern Times Bookstore, in San Francisco’s Mission District. This bilingual event is FREE and open to the public. Modern Times Bookstore is located at 2919 24th Street. For more information please call (415) 282-9246. Nancy Alonso...

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JP MA Forum: Lessons from the Cuban Energy Revolution

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

Lessons from the Cuban Energy Revolution with Mario Alberto Arrasta Avila November 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Event Navigation « Our Whole Lives Matter: An Intersectional Approach to Social Change Work with local changemakers Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, Film Screening » RSVP and Invite Your Friends on Facebook or via Email  What can we learn from Cuba?  When nearly 70% of Cuba’s oil supply stopped in 1989 after the USSR collapsed, transportation, electricity, and food production were jeopardized. Cuba responded by shifting to...

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November 5th for the Cuban 5

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Calendar of Events, The Cuban 5 | 0 comments

Remember: On Wednesday November 5th, call Obama and demand the freedom of the Cuban 5   CALL THE WHITE HOUSE TO JOIN THE WORLDWIDE DEMAND   FOR THEIR FREEDOM.   By phone: 202-456-1111  (If nobody answers the phone leave a message) If calling from outside the United States, dial first the International Area Code + 1 (US country code) followed by 202-456-1111   By Fax: 202-456-2461 If fax is sent from outside the United States, dial first the International Area Code + 1 (US country code) followed by 202-456-2461 To send an...

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Crisis Update: Ebola in West Africa

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Calendar of Events | 0 comments

LIVE Webcast A panel of experts, including field workers returned from Guinea and Liberia and headquarters staff, will lead this live webcast about the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Thursday, November 13 – 8:00 PM EST   Join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on November 13 at 8:00 PM EST for a special update on the Ebola crisis in West Africa. MSF has been responding to the current outbreak since March, and the organization’s response has grown to include more than 3,000 MSF staff and 600 beds throughout...

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For 23rd time, U.N. nations urge end to U.S. embargo on Cuba

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Calendar of Events, Latest News | 0 comments

(Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for the 23rd time to condemn the decades-long U.S. economic embargo against Cuba, with many nations praising the island state for its response in fighting the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa. In the 193-nation assembly, 188 countries voted for the nonbinding resolution, titled “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” As in previous years, the only countries...

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Cuban-Latin American Relations in a Changing Hemisphere

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

 Monday, October 27 at 7:00 pm Lippincott Room, 1314 Social Sciences Tower West Bank – University of Minnesota Carlos Oliva is Professor of History, University of Havana. For many years he served as executive director of the Association for the Unity of Our America, an NGO based in Havana. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Texas and John Hopkins University. He is the author, co-author, and editor of numerous books including “The Bush Doctrine and Latin America and Pan-Americanism and Neo-Pan-Americanism:...

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US-Cuba Relations & The Case of the Cuban Five

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Calendar of Events, The Cuban 5 | 0 comments

Framed up and jailed in US prisons for fighting US-based terrorism   Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at JOHN JAY, College of Criminal Justice L. 63 Lecture Hall New York City Speakers: Martin Garbus, Lead Attorney for the Cuban Five Rodolfo Reyes, Ambassador of Cuba to the United Nations Estela Vasquez, Executive Vice President, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Professor Luis Barrios, Department of Latin America Latina/o Studies Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, “Central Park 5” Frame-up Victims Juanita Young, Iris Baez,...

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