WFP Solidarity Collective

P.O. Box 6078

Minneapolis, MN  55406

CUBA:

Education, Art, and Nature

March 21 - 30, 2020

Overview

On this delegation you will meet Cubans from all walks of life.  We will visit and study Cuba’s urban and rural educational programs from primary to university levels including professional schools such as the Latin American School of Medicine and the National School of Arts.  Included are meetings with professionals, families, elected officials, the neighborhood doctor, neighborhood organizing committees, and visits to artists’ collectives, museums, and historical sites. Also included is a two-day visit to Matanzas province and the Zapata peninsula. A popular visit is to the Alemar Cooperative, an urban organic garden/farm.

Cost: $2,250 + airfare + $80 visa

Deadline

Delegation Dates: March 21 - 30, 2020.

Application & $250 deposit due December 21, 2019.

 

Remaining Balance due February 21, 2019.

*Price includes: All lodging (dorm style at a world renowned popular education center in Havana and hotel like homestays in the province), meals, interpretation and transportation within Cuba. You will also receive extensive reading material and advocacy tools.

SCHOLARSHIPS MIGHT BE AVAILABLE.

*Price doesn’t include: passport costs, international airfare, and personal incidentals. 

Delegation Description

Participants in this delegation will:

  • Examine Cuban national priorities, such as universal education and health care.

  • Visit schools, museums, cultural and historical sites.

  • Discuss with Cubans the effects of recent changes in US and Cuban relations including the longstanding US blockade on Cuba.

  • Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of old Havana, its neighborhoods, and the surrounding countryside.

  • Visit the Bay of Pigs Museum & the National Park of Cienaga de Zapata, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2001.

Apply Soon! The delegation fills up fast. DEADLINE 12-21-19

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MAIL CHECK (Save us $ on processing fee):

Witness for Peace Midwest

PO box 6078

Minneapolis, Mn 55406

*Please note the name of the delegation on the check

 

 

For More Information

 

For an application and more details, please contact: 

Dixie Olmstead, 651-271-6558, dixie_olmstead@yahoo.com