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February 2018

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

February 2 - February 11

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!  ________________________________________________________________________ Total Cost: $1900 plus airfare and visa fee ----------Total Due: January 2, 2018 Deposit: $150---------------------Deposit and Application Due: November 15, 2017 Click here to apply for this trip 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…

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March 2018

Revolutionary Cuba

March 10 - March 18

This delegation is now open to anyone, but it will be a university student centered delegation. Only 90 miles from the United States, Cuba has remained a forbidden territory for most U.S. citizens since the Revolution of 1959. Cuba is a former Spanish colony and sugar-producing slave society, and one of the last countries of Latin America to achieve independence from Spain in 1898. Between 1898 and 1959, the United States held an outsized influence on the island. In 1959,…

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May 2018

Youth Transforming Social Justice

May 25 - June 3

Total Cost: $1,000 plus airfare and visa fee————Total Due: April 25, 2018 Deposit: $150—————————————————–Deposit and Application Due: March 25, 2018 Click here to apply for this delegation Across the globe there’s been an explosion of youth building movements changing the world. If you are a young person with big dreams looking to push the boundaries of what’s possible join us in a delegation to Honduras to meet with trailblazing young people on the frontlines of struggles for justice. Delegates Will: Examine the…

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Colombia: What Happens When Social Movements Win Electoral Power?

May 30 - June 8

TOTAL COST: $1,410 + airfare + visa fee (Due April 30, 2018) DEPOSIT: $150 (Application and Deposit Due March 30, 2018) THIS DELEGATION IS ONLY OPEN TO MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE MINNESOTA ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN    TO APPLY CONTACT: phillipcryan@gmail.com Organizers and leaders from Our Minnesota Future organizations will explore the lessons Colombian social movement leaders learned about “co-governing” when they elected people from their own movements and organizations into state or city office. How do social movement organizations maintain their independence…

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June 2018

Colombia: Women-Led Peace Building and Food Sovereignty

June 21 - June 30

Total Cost: $1400 plus international airfare---------------------------------Total Due: May 21, 2018 Deposit: $150--------------------------------------------Application and Deposit Due: April 21, 2018 Click here to apply This delegation will strive to ask certain questions about peace in Colombia: Can peace be achieved without women, Afro-Colombian, and Indigenous communities being integrally involved? How do grassroots social movements  challenge the bilateral model? Delegates on this trip will witness the ways in which Colombian women are building peace in their communities, and are resisting the current military…

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