NNOC Annual Conference Agenda 10/20-10/22 Seattle, WA

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AGENDA

October 20-22, 2017

Washington State Labor Council

321 16th Ave S, Seattle 98144

 

 

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:30-9:00 PM Reception: (early registration will start at 7:00)

Washington State Labor Council

321 16th Ave S, Seattle 98144

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Washington State Labor Council

321 16th Ave S, Seattle 98144

 

9:00 Registration ($35-$50 sliding scale)

 

9:30 Introductions and Agenda Review

 

9:45 New Member elections; co-chair elections; by-law changes; scholarship proposal

 

10:30 Opening remarks: Sandra Ramírez Rodríguez, North America Director of ICAP.

 

10:45 Presentation by Miguel Fraga: First Secretary Cuban Embassy, Washington DC

 

11:15 Break

 

11:30 Panel: Updates to travel and changes in laws regarding travel to Cuba

Panelists include Elizabeth Ribalta Rubiera, from the North America Dept. of ICAP

 

12:30 Lunch

 

1:30 Dare To Dream, Can one Medical School Change the World?

A 30 minute documentary produced by Jennifer Wager that tells the story of the largest

Medical school in the world, the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM). IFCO administers the scholarship program for U.S. citizens.

 

2:00 Panel: Expanding the solidarity movement in the United States: ELAM, Labor, solidarity brigade rep.

 

3:00 NNOC member group reports, strategies, projects, ideas to build movement, state and local resolutions, advocacy, etc.

 

 

6:00 PM Dinner $5.00 donation and 7:00 Public Rally

New Hope Baptist Church

124 21st Ave, Seattle 98122

 

Sunday, October 21, 2017

Washington State Labor Council

321 16th Ave S, Seattle 98144

 

10:00 NNOC businesses: planning future work, finances, next meeting.

 

10:30 continuation of NNOC member group reports, strategies, projects, ideas to build movement, state and local resolutions, advocacy, etc.

 

12:00 final remarks by Sandra Ramirez and Elizabeth Ribalta

 

 

 

 

 

 

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