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Whole-istic Cuba

witness for peace

Whole-istic Cuba

May 23, 2015 to June 3, 2015

cuba 2This people-to people licensed trip is designed for those who are interested in participating in an interactive exchange with Cuban citizens in examination of local, national, and global issues with regard to sustainable communities.  After providing the historical context, discussions and excursions will focus on the topics of public health, education, food systems including agriculture/permaculture, economics, the natural environment, equity and diversity, culture and community happiness.  The delegation members and their Cuban hosts will discuss the effects of current U.S. policies on sustainability and will look at “what if” scenarios, for instance, “what if the embargo was lifted tomorrow?”.

 

Participants in this delegation will:

  • Learn about Cuban national priorities with regard to sustainability
  • Learn about the effects of the U.S. embargo on Cuban systems with a specific focus on how U.S. policies and practices affect Cuban families and communities.
  • Meet directly with Cuban citizens including residents of Havana, scholars, members of the Cuban Parliament, musicians and artists, members of community and cultural organizations. Delegates will gain an understanding of how Cuba’s unique history has shaped modern life for Cuban citizens as well as a significant part of the U.S. population.

Deposit: $150 Deposit due: March 1st, 2015

Total Cost: $1800 plus airfare & $75 visa fee (Independent travel to Miami not included in delegation fee. Charter flight from Miami to Cuba not included in delegation fee, estimated cost for charter flight $430-$480)

Remaining balance due: April 5th, 2015cuba 1

To Apply: http://goo.gl/07E9Tc

For more information: Please send an email to njchlnews@gmail.com

*Please keep in mind, space on the delegation is limited. In addition, please contact us should you apply.

 

This is a legally licensed People-to-People delegation, offering a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities resulting in meaningful interaction between the travelers and individuals in Cuba.
Witness for Peace (WFP) is a politically independent, grassroots organization. We are people committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. Our mission is to support peace, justice, and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing U.S. policies and corporate practices that contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America and the Caribbean.