February 3, 2017: IFCO/Pastors for Peace 28th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba announcement
IFCO (Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization) is now planning the 2017 Friendship Caravan to Cuba, scheduled for April of this year. Please make a plan to either go on the caravan or else contribute to the project.
The Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee will as usual participate, please join us to organize and build this national solidarity action.
April 17, 2017: The Cuba Caravan is Coming to Town
Seattle-Cuba Friendship Committee invites you to join us!
Demand that Congress & President Trump:
- lift all aspects of the economic blockade of Cuba
- end the travel ban on U.S. citizens to freely visit Cuba
- give Guantanamo Bay back to the Cuban people
WHEN: Monday, April 17, 2017 from 7am-9pm
WHERE: El Centro dela Raza in La Cocina at the NW corner of the original building
2524 16th Ave South, Seattle
April 17 Featured speaker: Manolo De Los Santos: U.S.-Cuba Relations in the Age of Trump
Manolo De Los Santos of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization spoke at El Centro de la Raza in Seattle. His talk was part of an event marking passage of the Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan through Seattle.
You can watch his talk on YouTube, and it is followed by a short Cuban film dubbed in English about the US military occupation of Guantanamo Bay.
Watch: U.S.-Cuba Relations in the Age of Trump
July 29, 2017: Celebrate Noche Cubana
An event celebrating Cuban culture, history, and its inspiring revolution from the Party for Socialism and Liberation-Seattle
Saturday, July 29 at 6 PM - 10 PM
918 S Horton St, Seattle, WA 98134
August 5, 2017: Dare to Dream film showing
Dare to Dream is a 30 minute movie that tells the story of the largest medical school in the world, the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, Cuba through the eyes of US students who received full scholarships from the Cuban government with the commitment to practice medicine in under-served communities.
Dare to Dream will be shown in Seattle on August 5, 2017
Watch: Dare to Dream film
September 9, 2017: Dinner and a Movie
The Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee helped to promote a fundraising dinner & movie night at Seattle's New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. All proceeds went towards supporting the Clean Green Missionary Delegation to Cuba.
October 21, 2017: Rally against the U.S. blockade of Cuba
The Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee held a rally against the blockade on October 21, 2017, at Seattle's New Hope Baptist Church.
December 2, 2017: Travel to Cuba Update
The Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee posted an informational update on travel to Cuba. This is a complicated topic because of U.S. Government restrictions on the travel of United States residents to Cuba.
** Disclaimer. Travel to Cuba, particularly unlicensed travel to Cuba, raises issues of civil law. While we believe we have accurately portrayed the legal situation below, none of this constitutes legal advice. **
Article: Travel to Cuba
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