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Cuba: The People, The Culture, and Our Changing Relationship

February 2, 2018 - February 11, 2018

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This delegation is full. Please contact the delegation coordinators to be put on a waiting list or click here for a list of our other Cuba delegations! 
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Total Cost: $1900 plus airfare and visa fee ———-Total Due: January 2, 2018
Deposit: $150———————Deposit and Application Due: November 15, 2017

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This people-to-people trip is designed for those who are interested in participating in an interactive exchange with Cuban citizens in examination of the changing U.S./Cuba relationship. We will discuss 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, economics, agriculture & ecological concerns, equity & 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 is the embargo was lifted tomorrow?”

Participants on this delegation will:

  • Learn about Cuban national priorities with regard to sustainability
  • Learn about the effects of the U.S. embargo no 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, artists, members of community and cultural organizations.
  • Gain an understanding of how Cuba’s unique history has shaped modern life to Cuban citizens as well as a significant part of the U.S. population

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For more information about this delegation please contact:
Delegation Coordinators:
Debi Niebuhr, dniebuhr@hbci.com, 507-454-2819
Eric Nelson, eric09nels@gmail.com, 507-450-3800

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Start:
February 2, 2018
End:
February 11, 2018
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Organizers

Debi Niebuhr
Eric Nelson