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Title: Green Sunday : 4-person Report Back on a Labor Exchange Trip to Cuba
START DATE: Sunday March 10
TIME: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details:
Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th in North Oakland
wheelchair accessible

DIRECTIONS: One block north of Alcatraz on the West side of Telegraph. Buses pass by regularly. Ashby BART is approximately 7 blocks away.
Event Type: Panel Discussion
Report Back on a Labor Exchange Trip to Cuba: A conference and meetings in Havana, and visits to Santa Clara, Trinidad, and the Bay of Pigs, January-February, 2013

Four Oakland activists recently attended a conference and meetings as well as museums and historic locations in Havana, then took a road trip to the above listed cities during a two week trip during late January and early February. Highlights included the Jose Marti, Revolution, early Havana, Archaeology, Bay of Pigs, and Che museums; a meeting with the legendary labor leader Pedro Ross, the World Balance Conference, and visits to Trinidad and Old Havana. Hear report-backs by:

* Larry Shoup is a historian, writer and long time activist. He was the Green Party's candidate for Secretary of State in 2002.
* Suzanne Baker is an archaeologist and writer. She has also served on the Green Party County Council of Alameda.
* Kate Tanaka is involved in various aspects of community activism; was formerly on the Green Party County Council, works as a residential real estate agent.
* Aki Tanaka is a member of the Green Party county council, a recently retired member of the kpfa listener station board, and a retired engineer.



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