Cuba is an island home to 11 million people, most of whom grew up under the U.S. blockade/embargo. Learn how a socialist country manages to provide social services, education, health care, food, housing, safety and access to the arts to its citizens in an equitable manner, under the pressure of an embargo. Explore the many ways that this island nation, just 90 miles from our shore, has met these challenges for nearly 60 years in the face of opposition from its neighbor to the north.
- Working to change U.S. – Cuba relations.
- Social programs – dialogue with participants.
- Current education, both youth and communities.
- Visual arts, painters, print-makers, mosaics, book-makers. visit galleries and museums.
- The effects of the embargo and why it must end.
- Art, poetry, literature and music that sustains the Cuban soul & enjoy performance events.