Actions Near You Against the U.S. Blockade on Cuba!

>> EVENTS IN VANCOUVER, CANADA:
1) Sept 17 – 1st Monthly Picket Action to End the U.S. Blockade on Cuba! 4pm
2) Sept 17 – Forum & Discussion – Re-establishing U.S./Cuba Relations & the Necessity of Lifting the U.S. Blockade on Cuba 7pm
3) Sept 18 – Dance & Fundraiser Night – ¡Fiesta Cubana! 8pm

>> EVENTS IN OTHER CITIES
4) Sept 16-18 – Washington DC, USA: Days of Action Against the Blockade
5) Sept 19 – Toronto, Canada: March & Rally

((1)) VANCOUVER: Picket Action to End the U.S. Blockade on Cuba!
THURSDAY September 17
4pm-5pm
U.S. Consulate
1075 W. Pender, Downtown Vancouver

With a live performance by:
THOMAS RADCLIFFE – Legendary folk singer/songwriter from New Mexico, a Vietnam era U.S. War Resister and Conscientious Objector

Join the event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/928974283826396/
See the event poster: http://www.vancubasolidarity.com/posters/150917-cuba-blockade-picket.pdf

Co organized by: Friends of Cuba Against the U.S. Blockade-Vancouver (FCAB-Vancouver)
NoBloqueoVancouver@gmail.com | @NoBloqueoVan
& Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)
http://www.vancubasolidarity.com

((2)) VANCOUVER: Forum & Discussion – Reestablishing U.S./Cuba Relations & the Necessity of Lifting the U.S. Blockade on Cuba
*Speakers*Multimedia*Discussion*
THURSDAY September 17
7pm
Joe’s Cafe (Large North Hall)
1150 Commercial Drive @ William Street, Vancouver

Speakers
NINO PAGLICCIA – Long time Cuba solidarity activist in Canada and Editor of the new book “Cuba Solidarity in Canada: 5 Decades of People-to-People Foreign Relations”(Friesen Press, 2014)

TAMARA HANSEN – Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) and author of the book “5 Decades of the Cuban Revolution: The Challenges of an Unwavering Leadership” (Battle of Ideas Press, 2010)

Join the event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1642116046004747/
See the event poster: http://www.vancubasolidarity.com/posters/150917-VCSC-US-Cuba-Relations-Blockade-Forum.pdf

((3)) VANCOUVER: Dance & Fundraiser Night – ¡Fiesta Cubana!
FRIDAY September 18
8pm
Victoria Drive Community Hall*
2026 East 43rd Ave (at Victoria Dr.), Vancouver

Delicious food, drinks, live music, a salsa dance lesson, two DJs & lots of dancing!

FEATURING:
>> DJ CARLITOS TUNES TUNES – from El Salvador
>> DJ DON JULIO – from Guatemala
>> EL TRABADOR BETO FUENTES – Live Latin American Guitar Performance
>> FOOD – Delicious Latin American and Middle Eastern cuisine!
>> DRINKS – Famous Cuban drinks- Mojitos, Cuba Libres…and more!
>> RAFFLE – Win Cuban prizes and take home a reminder Cuba!

Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door!
BUY YOUR $10 ADVANCE TICKETS HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fiesta-cubana-dance-fundraiser-4-cuba-tickets-18487695194

>> All proceeds from the event will be donated to the “Initiativa Rumbo a Cuba” campaign to bring a freezer truck and tractor to the ‘Julio Antonio Mella’ Volunteer Work Camp (CIJAM) in Caimito, Cuba and towards the Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) campaign to end the US blockade on Cuba <<

*The party will take place in the lower hall which is wheelchair accessible

Join the event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1047689135249507/
See the event poster: http://www.vancubasolidarity.com/posters/150918-VCSC-dance-party.pdf

All Vancouver events organized by:**
VANCOUVER COMMUNITIES IN SOLIDARITY WITH CUBA (VCSC)
(Member of the Canadian Network on Cuba-CNC)
Web: http://www.vancubasolidarity.com/
Email: vancubasolidarity@gmail.com
Phone: 778-882-5223
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/vancubasolidarity
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/vancuba
Twitter: @VanCuba_VCSC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vancouver-Communities-in-Solidarity-with-Cuba-VCSC/228094570576786

** Picket Action Co-organized with:
FRIENDS OF CUBA AGAINST THE U.S. BLOCKADE (FCAB-VANCOUVER)
(Member of the Canadian Network on Cuba-CNC)
NoBloqueoVancouver@gmail.com | @NoBloqueoVan

((4)) WASHINGTON DC: Days of Action Against the Blockade
Sept 16-18, 2015
Events Include:
>> Visits to Members of Congress on Capitol Hill
>> An Ecumenical Service and Evening of Culture
>> Opening of a Photographic Exhibit – The Cuban 5 Return: An Entire Country Celebrates
>> All Day Conference – The U.S. Blockade Against Cuba: Why It’s Wrong and What We Need To Do to End It
Organized by The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity for the Peoples
& IFCO/Pastors for Peace
For more information and a full schedule of activities:
http://theinternationalcommittee.org
https://www.facebook.com/DaysofAction4Cuba?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

((5)) TORONTO: March and Rally 55 Years of Illegal Blockade: Too Long, Too Wrong
Saturday Sept 19
1:00pm-3:00pm
Assemble at Yonge-Dundas Square (southeast corner, Dundas & Yonge)
March to the U.S. Consulate (rally across from 360 University St., north of Queen)
Organized by: Friends of Cuba against the U.S. Blockade and Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association Toronto. Supported by the Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network and the Toronto Forum on Cuba. For info: Linda, 416-769-2764

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