Join the campaign to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba
for Peace, Justice and Dignity
From April 18 to the 22, 2016, Human rights activists, lawyers, members of labor unions, authors, students and organizers will gather in Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress to push for improving U.S. relations with Cuba
Agenda in Washington DC
Monday April 18 through Thursday April 21
From April 19-21, 40 visits to Capitol Hill already scheduled
Monday April 18, Orientation (for participants only)
Thursday April 21, Congressional briefing (Details TBA)
Friday April 22, Grassroots advocacy report back, 2:30 pm, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, 5th floor, Room 509
You can still be part of Grassroots Advocacy Activities, Sign Up! Let us know you are coming to be included on one of our advocacy teams. We will take care of the details, like setting the appointments with members of congress and providing an orientation for everyone participating.
Wednesday April 20 and Thursday April 21
FILM PREMIERE IN WASHINGTON DC
THE POWER OF THE WEAK
This documentary by German filmmaker Tobias Kriele, tells the story of Jorge, “Jorgito” Jérez, born in Cuba in 1993 during the special period with Cerebral Palsy. The movie shows how a society structured to support human development can make the disabled powerful.
Wednesday April 20 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Ward Building, Ward 2
Washington, DC 20016
Thursday April 21 @ 4:00pm-6:00 pm
University of District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bldg 41, Room A-03
Washington, DC 20008
Friday April 22
COMMUNITY FORUM: THROUGH CUBAN EYES
Attend the Forum. This evening event will give you an opportunity to interact with our Cuban guests. Doors open at 6pm
For those of you who cannot join us in Washington D.C. you can still be part of the Days of Action Against the Blockade
Some actions you can take:
- Make a donation to support the work of the International Committee.
- Organize an event in your community during April 18-22
- Visit the local offices of your elected official.