IFCO Director, Gail Walker, will be speaking tonight on People’s World: A new era in U.S. Cuba relations.

Today, Jan 27, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hangouts On Air – Broadcast for free

Americans and Cubans woke up on Dec. 17 to the jaw-dropping news that the U.S. is making a monumental shift in its relations with Cuba. With diplomatic relations being restored, will the embargo go next? What can people do to strengthen ties between our two countries? How will it affect Cuban socialism?

This event will be broadcast live on Google Air:

IFCO Director, Gail Walker, will be speaking tonight on People’s World.  The panel will also feature Joan Hill of the National Lawyers Guild and United States Steelworkers Union with Cori Marshall MD, a graduate of the Latin American School of Medicine, moderating.

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