Danny Glover Adds his Voice to Actions Against the Blockade in Washington D.C.‏

Aug 26, 2015 by

International Committee
for Peace, Justice and Dignity for the Peoples

UPDATES:  
▀ Actor Danny Glover adds his voice against the blockade on Cuba.
▀ Professor John Kirk to speak at Conference on September 18. 
▀  Two Canadian solidarity organizations to hold a march and rally on Saturday September 19, outside the U.S. Consulate in Toronto to call for an end to the blockade.
Danny Glover sends statement to the organizers of the actions in DC.
“I join the majority of fellow citizens of the United States and call for the U.S. Congress to respect our expressed will to remove the blockade against Cuba that impedes full, respectful, and productive diplomatic relations between the two countries and prevents free and fruitful people-to people relations.”
Danny Glover

Actor-Citizen

Canadian Professor John Kirk, who nominated the Cuban Internationalist Medical Program for the Nobel Peace Prize to take part in Conference on September 18 in Washington D.C.
As part of a series of activities planned in Washington DC from September 16-18, an All Day Conference, “The U.S. Blockade Against Cuba: Why It’s Wrong and What We Need To Do to End It” will take place on September 18.
Professor John Kirk will be participating in the panel entitled How the Blockade Impacts Health Care in Cuba and the United States. Kirk is a Canadian Professor of Latin American Studies at Dalhousie University in Canada. He is the author/co-editor of 16 books and scores of articles in academic journals. Mr. Kirk recently nominated the Cuban Internationalist Medical Program to the Nobel Peace Prize.
His most recent book Healthcare without Borders, Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism will be soon available. In reference to this relevant book, known U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky stated: “Kirk’s invaluable study reveals to us, for the first time, the range and character of Cuba’s remarkable achievement which should be an inspiration and a model for those with far greater advantages”
The conference will take place at Calvary Baptist Church, 755 Eighth Street NW in Washington DC.

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Canadian Groups to Hold Actions Against the Blockade. 
To coincide with the events in Washington D.C. Friends of Cuba Against the U.S. Blockade together with the Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association will hold a march and rally on Saturday September 19, outside the U.S. Consulate in Toronto calling for an end to the blockade.
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Get on the Bus in NYC: Don’t Miss the Days of Action against the Blockade!

Be a part of this growing solidarity movement and travel with us to Washington DC to participate in an all day Conference: The U.S. Blockade Against Cuba: Why It’s Wrong and What We Need To Do To End It.

The Caravan Bus will depart New York City on Thursday September 17th and return Saturday September 19th.
$20 contribution to cover cost of transportation
For more information on how to reserve a seat contact IFCO/Pastors for Peace at: daysofaction@ifconews.org
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