Center for Global Justice has two exciting educational trips to Cuba planned in the coming
Renovation of Cuban SocialismJune
1 to 15, 2014
It will look at the
big changes underway as Cuba seeks to renew its socialism by moving away from
the state dominated socialism of the Soviet type to a more decentralized and
participatory kind of socialism.
This is a bold
experiment in social transformation akin to efforts elsewhere in Latin America.
We will be meeting with some of Cubaâ€™s leading thinkers
so as to better understand this complex process.
We will also visit
neighborhoods, schools and other institutions to taste the flavor of Cuban
ORGANIC AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATIVES IN CUBA
21 to 30, 2014
partnership with Via Organica, we will
look at Organic Agriculture and Cooperatives in Cuba.
decades ago Cuba was the first country to convert from industrial agriculture
to organic agriculture. Today it is converting a major part of its economy to
how this island nation is striving for food sovereignty as it reorganizes its
economy. Visit organic gardens and cooperatives, both urban and rural, an
ecological zone, a community project. Talk with specialists in sustainable
agriculture, the Cuban economy, its health system, US-Cuban relations, and