RACE, GENDER AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN CUBA
MAY 2-11, 2024
About the Delegation
Join us on a journey to meet the diverse people of Cuba and learn about their history, successes, and challenges around the issues of race, gender, and environmentalism. How have concepts of race and identity evolved from the times when a million enslaved persons were forcibly brought to the island, through abolition, independence, and revolution, to ongoing attempts to end racism under socialism? What is the impact of the Family Code passed by referendum in 2022, in providing greater rights for women, same-sex couples, LGBTQ+ people, children, and elders? How does this island nation respond to climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss? How can we act in solidarity with Cubans suffering under the decades-long U.S. trade blockade?
learn from expert popular educators about their models, workshops, and trainings
visit a homeopathic pharmacy / create and apply herbal remedies
exchange with an energy healer and medical practitioner
learn about long-term adaptation and resiliency plans
hear from a leading Cuban economist about social spending during crises and social programs
study realities of US intervention in Cuba and the Caribbean at a historical memory museum
tour urban and rural agro-ecological cooperative projects and learn how they work
exchange with youth permaculture organizers and promoters
interface with Afro-Cuban popular educators and share cultural work and strategies
delve into an eco-community focused on reforestation, vegetarianism and natural products
Delegation Fee: $2400
The delegation fee covers all in-country expenses (lodging, travel, meals, interpretation, etc.) along with pre-travel resources, reading lists, and support. The delegation fee also covers our international team’s expenses for delegation preparation and coordination. Any amount paid over the delegation fee will go to support delegation scholarship and sliding scales, helping to ensure the delegations are more accessible to everyone. A delegation payment of $2400 or more is ideal to cover all of your expenses and the broader delegation needs-- please pay this amount if you have institutional support or other financial resources.
Sliding Scale: $1400-$2400
To request a sliding scale option, please fill out a form here.
Delegation Dates: May 2nd - May 11th, 2024
Deposit: $300 - Due February 2nd, 2024
Refund policy: read our full refund policy here
February 2nd, 2024
Your Ground Costs for a Solidarity Collective Delegation include almost everything in the 10 day journey
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Costs and Funding
Comfortable hotel and community homestay accommodations
Three daily meals and snacks
Popular education workshops
Honoraria for local organizations and presenters
Experienced U.S.-based activists to accompany the delegation as Delegation Coordinators
Ground Costs do not cover:
Souvenirs and gifts
Extra tips - we give a group tip to our guide and driver at the end of the journey
MEET THE TEAM
Natalia has been the Cuba Program Co-Director since February 2022.
Jae has been the Cuba Program Co-Director since August 2022.
2024 Ground Costs: $2,400
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