Kenia Serrano and Leima Martinez from ICAP to Speak in Northern California

With video and photo updates from the events in NY/NJ/and DC

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From November 11-16 the high level delegation from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) that has been traveling throughout NY,NJ, and DC, will be heading to the San Francisco Bay Area to build bridges of solidarity between the people of Cuba and the United States. The delegation includes Kenia Serrano Puig, President of ICAP and Leima Martinez, from the North America Division of ICAP. Founded 1n December 30, 1960, ICAP is a social organization for the purpose of promoting international solidarity with Cuba.

San Francisco Bay Area Events

Wednesday, November 11

7:00PM – “Cuba: Prospects & Challenges” Initiated by Bay Area Latin America Solidarity Coalition. For more information call: 415-821-6545.

ANSWER Coalition office
2969 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Thursday, November 12

12:00PM – The Road to Normalization. Moderated by Global Exchange, President Walter Turner. First 25 to RSVP are free. RSVP here. Members $8/Non-Members $20

Commonwealth Club
555 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

4:10PM – Encounter with students at San Francisco State University with Professor Felix Kury. This event is free. Initiated by SFSU-Cuba Educational Project, Clinica Martín-Baró, College of Ethnic Studies, Latina/o Studies Department.

San Francisco State University
EPS 116 Conference Room 1600 Holloway Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94132

An Evening of Solidarity with the Cuban People

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Featuring Kenia Serrano Puig, President of (ICAP) and Member of the Cuban National Parliament

Friday, November 13

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

339 11th Street
Richmond, CA 94801

Doors open at 6:30PM. Program begins at 7:30PM.
$10-20 Donation at the Door
(Nobody turned away for lack of funds)
Students and children free admission

Program will feature:

Gayle McLaughlin, Richmond City Council Member

Dr. Laura Gomez, recently graduated from the
Latin America School of Medicine (ELAM)

Walter Turner, KPFA Host of Africa Today
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt to present
Proclamation from the City to ICAP

Message from Oscar Lopez to be read by
Karina Velentin, Oscar’s granddaughter

Musical Performance bySon de la Tierra

For more information call 510-219-0092 or
Write to:

Saturday, November 14

11AM – Meeting with graduates from the Latin American School of Medicine in San Francisco (For ELAM students and graduates only) Initiated by the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity and Felix Kury, Program Director & Faculty Advisor, Clínica Martín-Baró, SFSU-UCSF.

Sunday, November 15

2PM-5PM – “The Struggle Continues…Lift the Bloackade now! Solidarity with the Cuban People” Tardeada and Fundraiser for the Fruitvale History Project and a Celebration of Cuba’s resistance to the U.S. Blockade and the restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S.

Eastside Arts Alliance
2277 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94606

Thank You, ICAP

IFCO/Pastors for Peace would like to thank ICAP President, Kenia Serrano Puig, and Leima Martinez, of the North American desk at ICAP for visiting the NY/NJ/DC area. This is the first time that an ICAP president has been to the US and we hope that you will return to visit us soon.

Photo and Video Recap of the ICAP Visit to NYC & NJ

Encounter with students at John Jay College with Father Luis Barrios

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Video by Donnie Mossberg
Video by Donnie Mossberg

Meeting with young activists at the former site of the Theresa Hotel

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Photos taken at the Theresa Hotel by Desirée J. DeLoach
Video by Donnie Mossberg
Video by Donnie Mossberg

Public solidarity event at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center

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Photos taken at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center by Desirée J. DeLoach
Video by Joe Friendly
Video by Joe Friendly

Encounter with students at Essex County Community College in New Jersey

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Photos taken at Essex County Community College by Jennifer Wager

Reception at the Center for Cuban Studies

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Photos taken at the Center for Cuban Studies by Desirée J. DeLoach
Photo Recap of the ICAP Visit to DC

NNOC meeting at the University of the District of Columbia’s David A Clarke School of Law. Evening program organized by the National Network on Cuba (NNOC) and the DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution.

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Photos taken at UDC David A. Clarke School of Law by Gail Walker

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