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The following response to our inquiry about NNOC members and others, proactive plans to mobilize against the upcoming announcement by the Republican President, Donald Trump of his efforts to roll back the progress towards normalization that has been made between the Independent Caribbean Island State the Republic of Cuba and the US Government since December 17, 2015.
Please send us photos, videos and interviews from your action that can be posted to the NNOC’ FaceBook page and Website. Send info on facebook.com/CubaNetwork or bshango@yahoolcom
Chicago: The Chicago Cuba Coalition is planning a protest demonstration on Friday June 16th at 5:00 pm, at the Federal Building 230 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL
The Chicago ‘HotHouse’ Director Marguerite Harberg, who organize People To People Cultural Exchanges has already sent e-mails to the Latin American Working Group’ (LAWG) links to the US Government Agencies and have sent 15,000 e-mails to the HotHouse list 1600 have being opened and 49 acted upon as of 6/11/17. She also wrote to Marazul and Steve Eckhardt with the suggestion that Marazul perhaps send a blast out with the idea of setting up local phone banks i.e. Chicago could coordinate a night this week where we reach out to everyone from Chicago who has traveled with Marazul and can come and make calls, Contact: Marguerite Harberg
Connecticut: Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba; This Saturday June 17, supporters of the Coalition will be at the West Hartford Center (Intersection of Main St. and Farmington Ave) from noon to 1:00 PM. Contact: Alex Koskinas 860-930-5615.
Milwaukee, Wis.: Greeted Trump with a big ‘Support our Right to Travel’ on June 13.Press conference planned for Friday. See: Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba on Facebook
Minnesota: The Minnesota Cuba Committee is planning a protest demonstration on Friday June 8th at 4:30 pm at Minneapolis Federal Courthouse. Contact: Greg Klave GregKlave@msn.com
Miami: “Friday June 16th Emergency Demonstration: Trump Hands Off Cuba” 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at: Manuel Artime Theater, 900 SW 1st St. Miami, FL 33130. Contact: Michael Martinez. Join Cuban-Americans against the US Embargo of Cuba this Friday http://bit.ly/2rw6OvR
New York: THURSDAY@4:30PM Pro US-Cuba Normalization Demo at Trump Tower Contact: CubaSi
IFCO/ Pastors for Peace: Have already issued an e-mail entitled “Thump! Don’t Roll Back on Cuba!” http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1114995572320&ca=10f261ae-031d-4d41-a059-8a91ddba8e4 They will do an e-blast after the speech on Friday, based on what is said by Trump. Contact: John Waller email@example.com
LAWG Latin American Working Group, has initiated a call for citizens to contact their elected officials and lobby for no roll back at: http://mailchi.mp/9c99f97bfdef/fall-meeting-host-city-opportunity-deadline-1078781?e=8fe9df3797 Contact: Mavis Anderson, LAWG’s Cuba Senior Associate firstname.lastname@example.org
The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity: is planning a “Tuitazo” to say to Trump: NO GOING BACK! All day Thursday June 15. Stay tuned for the hashtags. Contact: Alicia Jrapko email@example.com
Please register to attend the NNOC webinar on Saturday July 17, 2017, “What I learned about Cuba by going to Cuba!” Register NOW at: Meeting Registration: What I learned about Cuba by going to May Day in Havana
MEDICC Urges President Trump to Keep the Door Open to Cuba http://bit.ly/2rAydYH