Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) to visit U.S.

From November 3-17 a high level delegation from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) will travel to New York, Washington D.C. and the San Francisco Bay Area to build bridges of solidarity between the people of Cuba and the United States. The delegation includes Kenia Serrano Puig, President of ICAP and Leima Martinez, from the North America Division of ICAP.

ICAP is a social organization founded on December 30, 1960 for the purpose of promoting and explaining to the peoples of the world the relations of solidarity that sparked the Cuban Revolution. ICAP is the vehicle to reach around the globe to people who are in solidarity with Cuba. ICAP is that interface that strengthens the network of solidarity, while representing the Cuban people, and delivering a strong message that solidarity not only benefits Cuba but the peoples of the world who are aspiring to promote the idea that a better world is possible for all.

New York/New Jersey

Wednesday, November 4, 9:30-11:30 AM
Encounter with students at John Jay College with Father Luis Barrios. This event is open to the public.
John Jay College
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY, 10019

Wednesday, November 4, 4:00-6:00 PM
Meeting with young activists at the former site of the Hotel Teresa. RSVP to
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Wednesday, November 4, 6:30 PM-9;30 PM
Cuban Speaks for Itself
Dinner -Reception 6:30-7:30 PM
Program 7:30pm – 9:30 PM
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center 3940 Broadway, New York, NY 10032
(Take the A or 1 Train to 168th St.Washington Heights)
Initiated by Adhoc Committee to welcome ICAP to NY/NJ
For more Information call: 917- 887-8710 or
Write to:

Thursday, November 5th, 10:00-11:30 AM
Encounter with students at Essex County Community College in New Jersey. The event is open to the public.
Essex County College
MPT, 3rd Floor
303 University Ave
Newark NJ 07102
(Take the PATH to Newark Penn Station)
Initiated by the Africana Institute and the New Media Technology program
For more information write to:

Thursday November 5, 5:00-7:00 PM
Reception at the Center for Cuban Studies. RSVP to:
Center for Cuban Studies
231 West 29th Street, #401
New York, NY 10001

Washington D.C.

Saturday November 7 and Sunday November 8

National Network on Cuba Fall meeting
Saturday Nov. 7, Registration 8:30 AM, Meeting start at 9:30 AM. Sunday Nov. 8, Meeting start at 9:30 AM
UDC / David A Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 2008
Room 506
[Van Ness – UDC stop on RED LINE]
Organized by the National Network on Cuba
For more information call 617-733-4478

Saturday November 7, 7:00 PM

Evening Public Event
Univ. of District of Columbia
David A Clarke School of Law 5th floor
Moot Courtroom #518
4340 Connecticut Ave NW, 20008
[Van Ness – UDC stop on RED LINE]
Initiated by: National Network on Cuba ( and the DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution.
Email: or call: 202-986-58339

San Francisco Bay Area, California

Wednesday November 11, 7:00 PM
2969 Mission St., San Francisco
Initiated by Bay Area Latin America Solidarity Coalition (BALASC)
For more information call: 415-821-6545

Thursday November 12:00 Noon
Commonwealth Club.
Moderated by Global Exchange, President Walter Turner.
555 Post St, San Francisco
Initiated by Global Exchange
First 25 to RSVP are free.
Call 415-575-5526 / email

Thursday November 12, 4:10 PM
San Francisco State University
EPS 116 Conference Room. Free event
San Francisco
Initiated by SFSU-Cuba Educational Project, Clinica Martín-Baró,
College of Ethnic Studies, Latina/o Studies Department

Friday November 13, 5:00 PM
Private Reception to welcomed the Cuban Delegation from ICAP
Initiated by Richmond-Regla Friendship Committee

Friday November 13, 7:30 PM
Evening of Solidarity with the Cuban People
East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
339 11th Street
Richmond, CA 94801
Initiated by the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity
For more information call 510-219-0092 or
Write to:

Saturday November 14, 11:00 AM
Meeting with graduates from the Latin American School of Medicine, San Francisco (For ELAM students and graduates only)
Initiated by the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity and Felix Kury, Program Director & Faculty Advisor, Clínica Martín-Baró, SFSU-UCSF

Saturday November 14, 3:00 PM
Global Exchange Reception at the home of
Walter Riley and Barbara Rhine.
Please RSVP. Call 415-575-5526
or email

Sunday, November 15, 2:00-5:00 PM
“The Struggle Continues…Lift the Blockade now! Solidarity with the Cuban People” Tardeada and Fundraiser for the Fruitvale History Project and a Celebration of Cuba’s resistance to the U.S. Blockade and the restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S.
Eastside Arts Alliance
2277 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94606