Event by National Network on Cuba, Friends of Cuba Against the US Blockade – Vancouver, U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration, Seattle-Cuba Friendship Committee
60 Years Ago Until Today! Defining Anniversaries of the Cuban RevolutionWebinar featuring speakers, discussion and the International Premier of Maestros Voluntarios/Voluntary Teachers from the Literacy Project
Messages from Cuba Ambassadors:> Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations
> Josefina Vidal, Cuban Ambassador to Canada
> Lianys Torres Rivera, Cuban Ambassador to the United StatesGuest Speakers
> Peter Kornbluh, Senior Analyst and Director of Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects, National Security Archive. He is the author/editor of Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba (The New Press, 1998). His most recent book is Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana (UNC Press, 2014).
> Mary-Alice Waters, President, Pathfinder Press, editor, Playa Girón.
> Catherine Murphy, Founder, and Director of The Literacy Project. Her documentary Maestra explores the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign through the eyes of the youngest women teachers.
> Juan Carlos Rodríguez, author of The Inevitable Battle is a Cuban historian and researcher. He was a literacy volunteer at Playa Girón in the zone where the battle was fought.
Co-chaired by: Claudia De La Cruz, community organizer and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum and Manolo De Los Santos, educator and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum