Conference on Cuba-U.S. relations at CCSU
- Submitted by: admin
- culture an traditions
- United States
- Politics and Government
- 03 / 14 / 2010
Following a continental breakfast at 9 a.m. the first panel is on the campaign to end the travel ban with Travis Wheeler, Cuba Policy Congressional Liaison, Latin America Working Group; Prof. James Russell, Eastern Connecticut State University; and U.S. Rep Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, (via video).
The event was free and open to the public in the Vance Academic Building Room 105 on the CCSU campus.
Other panels were:
11:15–12:30 — The Current State of U.S.-Cuban Relations. Panel included Ellen Bernstein, associate director, Pastors for Peace; and Maritzel González, foreign relations representative of the Cuban Federation of Women, North America Region (via video)
12:30–1:30 — Lunch Break
1:30–2:30 — Cuba’s Internationalism—the Latin American School of Medicine and Cuba’s medical mission in Haiti. Panel included Ellen Bernstein and Lillian Holloway, MD, graduate of the Latin American School of Medicine.
2:30–3:30 — The Case of the Cuban Five. Panel includes Nancy Kohn, International Committee to Free the Cuban Five; and Nalda Vigezzi, co-chairwoman, National Network on Cuba.
The conference was sponsored by the Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba; International Studies Program; Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program; Department of Sociology; Center for Public Policy and Social Research; CCSU Youth for Socialist Action; July 26 Coalition (Boston); Pioneer Valley Cuba Solidarity Committee; Greater New Haven Peace Council; Promoting Enduring Peace; Socialist Party of Connecticut.
For more information contact Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba, (860) 930-5615, or e-mail [email protected]