End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!
No! to Escalation of U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba
Friday, July 17 — 4:30 pm
U.S. Embassy on Mackenzie Street Organized by Ottawa Cuba Connections
Friday, July 17 — 5:00-6:00 pm
U.S. Consulate, 1134 St. Catherine Street West (east of Stanley Street, near Peel metro) Picketing will follow distancing guidelines; bring a mask, water, signs Organized by the Table de concertation de solidarité Québec-Cuba
Online Virtual Picket
Friday, July 17
Register for Webinar here.
Join the event on Facebook Organized by Canadian Network on Cuba
Speakers: Medea Benjamin — Co-Chair of the Cuba Nobel Prize Committee & Cofounder of peace group CODEPINK (U.S.) Marco Papacci — Vice President of the Rome club of the Italy-Cuba Association (Italy) Elly Hulm — Secretary of the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, Western Australian Branch (Live from the U.S. Consulate in Perth, Australia) Vinnie Molina — President of the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, Western Australian Branch (Live from the U.S. Consulate in Perth, Australia) Isaac Saney — National Spokesperson & Co-Chair of the Canadian Network on Cuba, Professor at Dalhousie University Elizabeth Hill — Co-Chair of the Canadian Network on Cuba & President of the Canadian Cuban Friendship Association – Toronto Greetings from CNC member groups & la Table de concertation et de solidarité Québec – Cuba
Co-Chairs: Bronwyn Cragg — Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba and the Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association Toronto Tamara Hansen — Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba, Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)
– Everyone is encouraged to make protest signs, display banners, or wear t-shirts against the blockade. These can be displayed in a group photo at the end of the virtual picket!
– The program will begin with invited speakers and greetings.
– In concluding the virtual picket, those who wish to participate in the photo will be invited by the co-chairs to turn on their cameras to join in!
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