Saturday: Resisting Barriers, Building Bridges with Cuba

Panel discussion and concert

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24: Join us for a panel discussion where you can learn about how to travel to Cuba, about how to impact U.S.- Cuba policy, and on the role that Afro-descendant culture plays in Cuban society. The panel will be followed by a thoughtful conversation between Mayor Nicole LaChapelle and rising musical sensation Cimafunk.


4:30 to 5:30: Panel Discussion with Merri Ansara, Mavis Anderson, and Amilcar Shabazz.
5:30 to 6:00 : Conversation with Mayor Nicole LaChapelle and Cimafunk
6:00 Q&A: Bring your questions! We continue to meet informally inside New City. There will also be a table outside with additional resources.

Followed by: Millpond.Live | Memphis Meets Havana kicks off in Millside Park.

We are grateful to our event sponsors:
The Resistance Center for Peace and JusticeNew City BreweryLaudable ProductionsLatin America Working GroupCuba Educational Travel, and Common Ground Education & Travel.