Sunday, June 28, 2009

Caravan to Cuba Send Off Event from Victoria BC

a note from janine -- i'll be leaving with the caravan from the peace arch border park (vancouver bc/blaine washington) on july 5th. it was such an incredible experience, i just gotta do it again!!

20th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba - Breaking the blockade, delivering humanitarian aid and standing in solidarity with Cuba.

5:30 potluck - 7:30pm presentation - Friday, July 3
@ BCGEU Hall 2994 Douglas, Victoria.

U.S. Pastors for Peace representative - Lisa Valanti will give an update on the Obama’s US/Cuba relations, what this caravan represents and why people should be in solidarity with Cuba.

Lisa has traveled to Cuba over twenty times - each time refusing the mandatory licence from the U.S. Treasury Dept. She participated in the 24 day hunger strike on the “Little Yellow School Bus” and the 90 day “Fast for Life”. She is on the executive and founder of the US-Cuba Sister Cities Assn., the Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister City Project, the Pittsburgh CUBA Coalition and others. Lisa is a consultant to the University of Pittsburgh's Semester-at-Sea bringing the largest number of US students (over 700) ever to go to Cuba.

Join us to hear this dynamic, motivated guest for the Caravan’s farewell send off.

Admission by donation.

Sponsored by the Goods for Cuba Campaign 250-743-2994