[act-ma] 3/25 & 6 National Conference for the Full Normalization of US-CUBA Relations in NYC

July 26th Coalition info at july26.org
Sun Feb 26 06:53:52 PST 2017

National Conference for the Full Normalization of US-CUBA Relations


150 W 62nd St, New York, NY 10023
Near Lincoln Center, two blocks from Central Park. Take A, B,C, D, or 1
subway train to 59th Street/Columbus Circle Station

List of about 20 workshops at the conference.

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Endorsements for the March 25-26, 2017 National Conference on US-Cuba
Normalization at Fordham Law School

Signatures-Endorsements for Invitation to March 25-26, 2017 National
Conference on US-Cuba Normalization at Fordham Law School

Updated 2-15-2017

Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Akubundi Amazu, All African Peoples Revolutionary Party, San Jose, CA
Amadi Ajamu, December 12th Movement
S.E. Anderson, Black Left Unity Network, Author Black Holocaust for
Arnold August, Author and Journalist (Canada)
Tom Balanoff, President, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Local 1, Chicago*
Iris Baez, Anthony Baez Foundation
Nellie Bailey, WBAI Radio, Host and Producer Behind the News
Clever Banganayi, Deputy General Secretary, Friends of Cuba Society,
South Africa
Fr. Luis Barrios, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – CUNY
Thomas Blanton, Solidaridad Exportaciones, Washington, DC
Keith Bolender, Author, Voices from the Other Side
Nancy Cabrero, Casa de las Americas
Leslie Cagan, Peace and Justice Organizer
Joe Callahan, Minnesota Cuba Committee
William Camacaro, Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle
Emily Coffey, Engage Cuba Colorado Council
Mariela Castro Espin, Director, Cuban National Center for Sex Education
Greg Clave, Co-Chair, National Network on Cuba
Omowale Clay, December 12th Movement
Dr. Andy Coates, Former President, Physicians for a National Healthcare Plan
Jason Corley, July 26 Coalition
Dr. John Cox, Professor of Global Studies, University of North Carolina
Charlotte, Director, Center for Holocaust, Genocide &Human Rights Studies
Tim Craine, Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba
Jodi Dean, Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
James Early, Institute for Policy Studies Board, Former Director
Cultural Heritage Policy
Smithsonian Institution Center Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Steve Early. Author and Journalist, Trade Union Organizer
Todd Eaton, NYProtest
Fritz Edler, former Local Chairman, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
and Trainmen Division 482, Washington, DC, Railroad Workers United
Soffiyah Elijah
Steve Eckardt, Chicago Cuba Coalition
Howard Ehrman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Public
Health, University of Illinois Chicago
Mark Emanation, American Federation of Musicians Local 14*
Bryan Epps, Director, Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and
Educational Center
Malia Everette, Founder and CEO, AltruVistas
Erin Feely-Nahem, LMSW, Cuba Solidarity New York
Jim Ferlo, President Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister Cities Partnership,
member Pennsylvania State Senate 2003-15
Jon Flanders, Former President International Association of Machinists,
Local 1145, Retired
Franklin Flores, Casa de las Americas
Ellen David Friedman, Labor Notes Policy Committee
Mark Friedman, Los Angeles, Marine Biology Instructor, Los Angeles
Maritime Institute and Redondo Beach CA United School District
Glen Ford, Executive Editor, Black Agenda Report
Albert Fox, Tampa, FL, Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation
Jane Franklin, Author: Cuba and the U.S. Empire: A Chronological History
Pat Fry, Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
Martin Garbus, Attorney
William Gerena-Rochet, DiaspoRicans/Disporiquenos Network, New York City*
Joan P. Gibbs, Esq
Margaret (Peggy) Gilpin, WBAI Cuba In Focus
Piero Gleijeses. Professor of United States Foreign Policy, Johns
Hopkins University
Stan Goff, Author and Anti-War Activist, US Special Forces (Retired)
Robert Grace, Former Executive Board Member, New York State Public
Employees Federation
Bob Guild, Marazul Charters
Teresa Gutierrez, International Action Center
Larry Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization for Progress
Tamara Hansen, Author, Cuba solidarity activist, Coordinator, Vancouver
Communities in Solidarity
Tarik Haskins, Universal Zulu Nation
Doug Henwood, author Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom,
contributing editor, The Nation magazine, publisher Left Business Observer
Dr. Alberto Jones, President, Caribbean American Children Foundation
Ben Jones, Artist and Activist, Jersey City, NJ
Alicia Jrapko, Co-Chair, National Network on Cuba
Ron Kaminkow, General Secretary, Railroad Workers United
Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice
Stephen Kimber, Professor, School of Journalism, University of King’s
College, Halifax, Canada, Author, What Lies Across the Water: The Real
Story of the Cuban Five
Margaret Kimberley, Editor and Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report
Dequi Kioni-Sadiki, Chair, Malcolm X Commemoration Committee
Steve Kramer, Vice President 1199SEIU, 1199SEIU Caribbean and Latin
America Democracy Committee
Michael Krinsky, Attorney
Cheryl LaBash, Co-Chair, National Network on Cuba
Ray Laforest, Co-Founder Haiti Support Network
Gloria La Riva, Coordinator, Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee
Dr. Eloise Linger, Professor Emerita, SUNY Old Westbury, former leader
in the section for scholarly relations with Cuba, Latin American Studies
Association (LASA)
Joe Lombardo, United National Antiwar Coalition
Jeff Mackler, National Secretary, Socialist Action
Esperanza Martell, Professor, Hunter College
Pamela Ann Martin, Philadelphia, longtime activist working to end the US
embargo, consultant on legal travel to Cuba
Chris Matlhako, General Secretary, Friends of Cuba Society, South Africa
Luis Matos, World Organization for the Rights of the People to Healthcare
Brother Shepard McDaniel, Universal Zulu Nation
Dr. Rosemari Mealy, Author: Fidel and Malcolm X – Memories of a Meeting
Bob Miller, July 26 Coalition, Sheet Metal and Rail Transportation
(SMART) Union Local 60
Peter Miller, July 26 Coalition of Boston
Rafael Cancel Miranda, Puerto Rican Independence Fighter
Anne Mitchell, Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
Roberto Monticello, Cuban-American Filmmaker, part of US delegation with
President Obama in Cuba
Radhames Morales, Fuerza de la Revolucion
Derrick Morrison, New Orleans Social Justice Activist
Luci Murphy, Art for the People, Washington, DC
Omari Musa, DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution
Ike Nahem, Cuba Solidarity New York, July 26 Coalition
Estevan Nembhard, New York District Organizer, Communist Party USA
August Nimtz, Professor of Political Science and African American and
African Studies, University of Minnesota
Sally O’Brien, WBAI Cuba In Focus
Nino Pagliccia, Author, Editor Cuba Solidarity in Canada: Five Decades
of People to People Foreign Relations
Vijay Prashad, Author and Journalist, Professor of International
Studies, Chair in South Asian History, Trinity College
Luis Proyect, The Unrepentent Marxist
Benjamin Ramos Rosado, New York Cuba Solidarity Project
Merle Ratner, Co-Coordinator, Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and
Responsibility Campaign*
Carla Riehle, Minnesota Cuba Committee
Lee Robinson, African Awareness Association, Richmond, VA
Dr. Peter Roman. Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of
Social Sciences Hostos Community College/CUNY
Suzanne Ross, Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC)
Pepe Rossy, Albany (New York) Cuba Solidarity
Azza Rojbi, Journalist, Coordinator, Friends of Cuba Against the
Blockade, Vancouver, Canada
Ursula Rozum, Green Party, Central New York
Larry Rubin, Solidaridad Exportaciones, Washington, DC
Malcolm Sacks, Venceremos Brigade
Angelica Salazar, AltruVistas
Cesar Sanchez, July 26 Coalition
Isaac Saney, Co-Chair, Canadian Network on Cuba, Senior Instructor,
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Brock Satter, Mass Action Against Police Brutality*
Bob Schwartz, Disarm/Global Health Partners
Joel Schwartz, Civil Service Employees Association*
Banbose Shango, Co-Chair, National Network on Cuba
Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, President, New York State Nurses Association
Michael Steven Smith, Attorney, Law and Disorder Radio
Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity
Wayne Smith, Retired US State Department official, Chief of Mission, US
Interests Section (now US Embassy) in Havana 1979-82
Johnnie Stevens, Workers World Party
Jan Strout, US Women and Cuba Collaboration
Heide Trampus, Coordinator Worker-To-Worker, Canada-Cuba Labour
Solidarity Network
Walter Turner, President, Board of Directors, Global Exchange
Joel Tyner, Dutchess County, NY Legislator, District 11, representing
Rhinebeck and Clinton
Bandele Tyehimbe, Pan African Connection, USA Revolutionary Party,
Dallas, Texas
Lisa Valanti, Pittsburgh CUBA Coalition
Estela Vazquez, Vice President, 1199SEIU
Amy Velez, New York, Coalition for District Alternatives (CODA)
Frank Velgara, ProLibertad Freedom Campaign, Frente Socialista de Puerto
Rico – Comite de Nuevo York
Nalda Vigezzi, Co-chair, National Network on Cuba
Jennifer Wager, Professor, Essex County College
Gail Walker, IFCO/Pastors for Peace
Victor Wallis, Managing Editor, Socialism and Democracy
Michael Warren, Attorney
Mary-Alice Waters, Socialist Workers Party
Aminifu Williams, People’s Organization for Progress
Louis Wolf, DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution,
Co-Editor Covert Action
Information Bulletin
Dr. Helen Yaffe, Fellow in Economic History, London School of Economics,
Author, Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution
Juanita Young, Longtime fighter against police brutality and killings,
Mother of Malcolm Ferguson,murdered by NYPD
Matilde Zimmermann, Professor Emerita, Sarah Lawrence College

* Organization Listed for Identification Purposes Fordham Law School
Student Organizations Latin American Law Students Association
National Lawyers Guild Chapter
Universal Justice

Additional Endorsing Organizations All African Peoples Revolutionary
2017 NYC Voter Campaign For Community Control Of The Police
Capital District Socialist Party of New York State
City College of New York Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community and
Student Center
Engage Cuba Colorado Council
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), James Connolly Upstate New York
Regional General Membership Branch
International Committee for Peace, Justice, and Dignity
Jericho Movement, DC
National Jericho Movement
National Network on Cuba
Party for Socialism and Liberation
Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister Cities Partnership
Railroad Workers United
Solidarity Committee of the Capital District of New York
The Jericho Movement, DC
Universal Zulu Nation
Safiya Bukhari-Albert Nuh Foundation

National and Local Cuba Solidarity Organizations Albany Cuba Solidarity
July 26 Coalition of Boston
Chicago Cuba Coalition
Cuba Si!, New York-New Jersey
DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution
Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba
Minnesota Cuba Committee
Pittsburgh CUBA Coalition
Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister Cities Partnership

For more information: 917-887-8710
Email: info at nationalcubaconference.org
National Conference Committee for CUBA AND US Normalizaton.
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