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Coronavirus: Time to End US Sanctions on Cuba (Webinar)

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cuban doctors hold an image of late Cuban President Fidel Castro during a farewell ceremony before departing to Italy to assist, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Lift the Sanctions Now – Stop Coronavirus

Lee Schlenker

Lee Schlenker

Our presenter will be Lee Schlenker, regional organizer with Witness for Peace New England, based in Boston.  Schlenker, a graduate in Latin American Urban Studies from Middlebury College, is a dynamic and bilingual researcher, community organizer and solidarity worker with experience living and working in the United States, Cuba and Mexico. Currently based in Boston as a regional organizer with Witness for Peace New England, he is a strong believer in worker-owned cooperatives, participatory community planning, international solidarity movements, and the ongoing construction of an urban commons. Lee is a former Cuba International Team Member with Witness for Peace, having facilitated and coordinated 25+ people-to-people solidarity delegations to Cuba in partnership with the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Center in Havana.

Photo, above: Cuban doctors hold an image of late Cuban President Fidel Castro during a farewell ceremony before departing to Italy to assist, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Sign up to attend at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AyyZWpTJTG2HNqPI-9IcNA. You’ll receive the access codes by email.   The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook. We suggest joining the webinar 15 minutes early to allow time to check your equipment and connection.

Third of four webinars on the impact of US sanctions on four nations’ coronavirus response.

March 26, 7pm: Iran – Dr. Shahin Tabatabaei and a representative of NIAC.  See more informationClick here to register and join the discussion.

April 2, 7pm: Venezuela – Prof. Kevin Young (UMass Amherst) and Atenea Jiménez Lemon (National Network of Communes in Venezuela).  See more information and Click here to register

April 16, 8pm: Pandemic, War and Sanctions in a Divided Korea – Dr. Kee Park – Harvard Neurosurgeon and director of the North Korea Program of the Korean American Medical Association, and Ko You-kyoung – Consultant, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and Korea Peace Now!.  See more information and click here to register.

April 23, 7pm (Rescheduled from April 9) Cuba – Lee Schlenker – International Team member with Witness for Peace, based in Havana. See more information and click here to register

Call on Congress to take action: https://www.facebook.com/events/692051821535791/ and https://secure.everyaction.com/UCecAsx9dkOfT7BIWxinTA2

Sponsored by Lift the Sanctions Mass: Massachusetts Peace Action; Massachusetts Bolivia Solidarity Committee of Western Mass;  Resistance Center for Peace and Justice; Latin America Solidarity Coaliton of Western Mass; Boston Democratic Socialists of America; American Friends Service Committee; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador; Campaign for Peace, Disarmament, and Common Security; PSL Western Massachusetts.  (Organizations please contact us to join this campaign)

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Date:
April 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar