Religious Leaders Letter to Congress Denouncing New Cuba Travel Restrictions

The following letter was a joint effort by U.S. church and faith leaders. It denounces the Trump Administration’s unwarranted travel advisory against Cuba and the suspension of issuing visas for Cubans to travel to the United States.   April 12, 2018   Dear member of Congress:   As faith leaders in the United States we … Continue reading Religious Leaders Letter to Congress Denouncing New Cuba Travel Restrictions

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Thanks to all those who helped us raise over $22,300 for Cuba hurricane relief, which was doubled by MEDICC

In the end, we sent in over $22,300, which a matching grant to MEDICC doubled. Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity   From Erik Schnabel, Senior Development Manager: MEDICC Donors Raises Over $40,000 for Cuba Hurricane Recovery November 3, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA—MEDICC presented Global Links with a first installment of donations for hurricane recovery in Cuba today. “MEDICC thanks … Continue reading Thanks to all those who helped us raise over $22,300 for Cuba hurricane relief, which was doubled by MEDICC

Women in Cuba: Our Achievements and Continuing Challenges

Tuesday, December 5, 7pm Loyola University (downtown)  Corboy Law Center, room  206,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago  (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)     Griselda Aguilera Cabrera, the youngest teacher to participate in Cuba's heroic Literacy Campaign in 1961, will address these issues related to women - and other … Continue reading Women in Cuba: Our Achievements and Continuing Challenges

Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

End the US Blockade of Cuba! End the Travel Ban to Cuba! Return Guantanamo to Cuba!

  End the US Blockade of Cuba! End the Travel Ban to Cuba! Return Guantanamo to Cuba! Friday June 16   4:30 to 6pm Federal Building,  230 S. Dearborn, Chicago In spite of Obama’s restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, the U.S. economic war and blockade against Cuba continues. This blockade has been repeatedly condemned by … Continue reading End the US Blockade of Cuba! End the Travel Ban to Cuba! Return Guantanamo to Cuba!

Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Fall 2016 LoyolaFilm Series:  The Fight Against the 1%  Sundays,  2pm  Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,    25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)   September  18           Shock Doctrine                                78 min       2009  A documentary adaptation Naomi Klein's 2007 book, The Shock Doctrine. An investigation of … Continue reading Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%