NNOC 2018 Fall Meeting Agenda

Oct 15, 2018 by

NNOC 2018 Fall Meeting Agenda

Dear NNOC Friends
Please see the agenda below for the NNOC fall meeting taking place from October 19-21,2018 in Minneapolis. While the co-chairs and the Minneapolis Committee are still working on the details we do not expect significant modifications.
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Fall Meeting Agenda
National Network on Cuba
October 19 21, 2018
Augsburg University
Friday, October 19, 2018
7 – 10 pm – Opening Reception and Early Registration
Hagfors Hall
Room 150
700 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis

Welcome by representatives of Augsburg University, Minnesota Cuba Committee and National Network on Cuba
Remarks by Miguel Fraga, First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Hagfors Hall
Room 150
700 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis

8:30am – Registration ($35 – $50 sliding scale)
9:30am – Welcome, Introductions and Agenda Review
9:45am – New Member Elections: Co-Chair/treasurer elections

10:00am – Video message from Sandra Ramirez, Director of the North American Division of ICAP
10: 45am – Opening Presentation: Organizing for the 50th Anniversary of the Venceremos  Brigade: How the Cuba solidarity movement can help
Moderator: Cheryl La Bash
11:15am – Break

11:30am – City Council Resolutions to End the Blockade:
Moderator: Alicia Jrapko

12:15pm – Break for Lunch
(To participate in the Technology and Communications brainstorming at lunch see Cheryl LaBash/Peter Miller for more info)

1:30pm – Report from the Embassy – Miguel Fraga, First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy

2:30pm – Dialog on Race:
Moderator: Banbose Shango

3:30pm – NNOC Proposal for Spring 2019 National Conference on Cuba

4:00pm – Member reports

7-10pm – An Evening of Music and Dance in Solidarity with Cuba
Hoversten Chapel (inside Foss Center)
623 22nd Avenue South, Minneapolis

Moderator: Professor August Nimtz, Minnesota Cuba Committee

Presentation by Miguel Fraga, First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy
Special Award to Felino de la Peña
Light Refreshments and Cash Bar

Sunday, October 21
Hagfors Hall
Room 150
700 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis

9:30pm – Business Meeting Reconvenes
Upcoming Projects/Events:
October 2018 – UN Vote Activities – International Solidarity Committees
November 2018 – Pastors for Peace Caravan
December 2018 – African Awareness Delegation
Winter 2018 delegation – Witness for Peace
May Day Brigade 2019 – ICAP/NNOC
Moderator: Nalda Vigezzi

10:30am – Member reports continue

12:30 – Break

12:45pm – Final Remarks from Miguel Fraga, First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy

1:15pm – Closing Conference Declaration

2:00pm – Adjourn

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