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March 12 and 13th: NYC Cuba events

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    In Celebration of International Women’s Day   New York City welcomes the visiting delegation of the  FEDERATION OF CUBAN WOMEN On Friday, March 12, 2010,
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      In Celebration of International Women’s Day
       
      New York City welcomes the visiting delegation of the  FEDERATION OF CUBAN WOMEN
      On Friday, March 12, 2010, you will have a unique opportunity to share an evening of information and open dialogue with the leadership of the Cuban Federation of Women (FMC). Maritzel Gonzalez, Foreign Relations Representative of the Federation of Cuban Women, North America Region, will be joined by Ana Violeta Castañeda and Yamila Gonzalez in the NYC/Tri-State area to participate in the United Nations’ annual activities for International Women’s Day.
       
       
      Friday, March 12th
       Hunter College West Building Room 714
      (#6 Train to 68th St)
       
      Reception 6:30pm/Program 7:00pm
       
      The FMC Delegation will join us
      to discuss:
      * Women in Cuba today
      * The world economic crisis and its impact on Cuba
      * Prospects for ending the U.S. Embargo of Cuba and normalization of relations
      * Participatory Democracy in Cuba
      * Cuba’s ongoing solidarity with Haiti
      * The Cuban Revolution and the fight against racism and more
       
       
      During the Q & A part of our program, people will be able to raise interests and concerns.
      Literature will be available on Cuba, the Cuban 5, current activities and trips to Cuba and Cuba’s initiatives in solidarity with the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake.
       
       Sponsored By: the July 26th Coalition, an ongoing initiative by the organizations and individuals in solidarity with the People Cuba, in the NYC/Tri-State Area. For more information about this event and the ongoing work of the July 26th Coalition contact us at: 212-348-5547 | july26thcoalition@...
       
       
       
      No to FBI harassment!
       TODAY IT’S ME, TOMORROW IT COULD BE YOU. Support the Venceremos Brigade!
       
      Participants in the Venceremos Brigade exercise their constitutional rights to travel to Cuba, challenging the travel ban imposed by the U.S. government.  Recently, members of the VB have been visited by the FBI, as have others doing Cuba solidarity work.
       
      Please join the VB in a discussion of the historical context in which this is occurring, and planning action against this harassment.
       
       
      DATE:  SATURDAY, MARCH 13th
      TIME:   1pm  -  4pm
      LOCATION:  235 West 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues)




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