Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Family Law and the Evolving Role of Women

Fund for Reconciliation and Development
145 Palisade Street, Suite 401, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
In association with the Cuban Art Space
Family Law and the Evolving Role of Women
Group leaders: Hal Mayerson and Sandra Levinson
February 17-24, 2013 – GROUP I
Sunday, Feb. 17: MIA Havana
5:30am Check-in at Miami International Airport
8:30am Marazul/World Atlantic flight 5931 departs
9:30am Arrival José Martí International airport, Havana
Afternoon program
Check into Hotel Parque Central
8:00 pm Dinner at El Aljibe with invited guests

Monday, Feb. 18:
9:00 am
Meeting with the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP)
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Visit to the Literacy Museum
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Welcoming lunch at the headquarters of the National Union of Cuban Jurists.
Discussion with Dr. Yamila Gonzalez Ferrer and Cuban lawyers, “New Issues
in Family Law in Cuba”
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm Walking tour of Old Havana with Mario or Miguel Coyla (if it is possible),
with emphasis on the main plazas of Old Havana and in Plaza Vieja, visiting
the Fototeca, the Diago Gallery and if time permits, the Taller de Grabado just
off Plaza de Catedral – talk with the artists, etc.
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, Feb. 19:
9:00 am – 10:30 pm Visit ISA, the Instituto Superior de Arte, one of the architectural wonders of the
hemisphere visiting the School of Visual Arts, talk with students and professors.
11:00 am Visit the Orientation House of Women and Family of the FMC at the Plaza de la
Revolucion ( if it is possible with Dr. Isabel Moy Ricardo or another specialist)
12:30 pm – 2:00PM Lunch at the friendship House
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Visit the Organoponico in Alamar; talk about experience of women-led urban
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Visit private studio of painter ( if it is possible of Juan Carlos in Centro Habana.
Can visit private studio of William Perez and Marlys Fuego in Centro Habana)
Dinner on your own

Wednesday, Feb. 20:
9:00 am – 10:30 am Discussion of US-Cuba relations and Cuba's process of reform with Jose Viera
11:00 – 12:00 N Visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Project
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Visit to the Jaimanitas Community Project with Jose Fuster, lunch on your
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Meeting and discussion at Cenesex with Director and staff on issues relating to
gender and sexual bias in Cuba
Dinner on your own

Thursday, Feb. 21:
9:30 am – 10:30 am Dr. Leonardo Perez Gallardo and others will discuss the new laws of Cuba
which permit the purchase and sale of real estate and automobiles and the
impact on the economy of Cuba
11:00 am – 12:00 n Meeting and discussion with Cuban Educators
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch included
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Meeting with specialist to discuss the “Public Health in Cuba. It’s Impact on
Women and Children” –( Coordinator, Ms. Maritza Rodriguez Lara, of the
FMC and a Psychologist specializing in health issues)
Dinner on your own

Friday, Feb. 22:
9:30 am – 12:00 pm Drive to Las Terrazas, visit the complex, visit two artists’ homes there (Lester
Campa, Jorge Deporte)
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch at Casa de Campesino (included)
Continuous with the excursion
4:00 pm Return to the Hotel
Dinner on your own
9:00 pm Opera de la Calle at the Habana Libre Hotel

Saturday, Feb. 23:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Visit to artist home studios in Vedado, e.g., Alicia Leal and Juan Moreira
(painting, photography, prints); Yamilys and Jacqueline Brito (printmaking,
painting, drawing, mixed media work);
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on your own
2:30 pm – 6:00 pm Visit Fine Art Museum
Havana: Visit crafts market, rum museums
8:00 pm Farewell Dinner at Templete/ Barca

Domingo , Feb 24
7:30am Check-in at Terminal 2, José Martí Airport
10:30am Depart via Marazul/World Atlantic flight 5932
11:30am Arrival in Miami

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