Discover the Parallels Between Black Americans & Black Cubans
March 8, 2019 – March 17, 2019
Discover the Parallels Between Black Americans & Black Cubans: from slavery to the present while exploring sustainable agriculture, healthcare system, education, politics & culture.
Only open to POC applicants
90 miles away from the US coast, Cubans have one of the best healthcare systems in the world. The World Health Organization praised Cuba’s preventative healthcare model and calls other countries to follow it. In 2016, Cuba’s infant mortality rate was 4.3% per 1,000 live births as compared to Tennessee’s rate of 7.4%. Join us to discover Cuba’s history of social reform, its relationship with the US, preventative healthcare model, educational system and culture.
APPLICATION AND $150 DEPOSIT DEADLINE DECEMBER 2, 2018
Explore sustainable agricultural practices at 2 organic farms.
Explore Cuba’s medical and mental healthcare system, prevention efforts and treatment.
Explore restorative and preventative healing practices such as yoga, tai chi, herbalism and homeopathic medicine.
Explore Cuba’s educational system, the historical Literacy Campaign.
Tour the International School of Medicine.
Learn the impacts of the US embargo on the lives of Cubans.
Learn about racism from a Cuban historian.
Meet with a family doctor to learn about Public Health Care.
Learn from a local teacher of dance and traditional rhyth.
Explore the preservation of Afro-Cuban spirituality, Santeria.
Visit the House of Africa.
APPLICATION DEADLINE December 2, 2018
Cost: $1,700 + visa ($80) + international airfare
Delegation fee covers all meals, lodging, interpreters, and transportation within Cuba, along with extensive reading and activist tools.
Application & $150 deposit due: December 2, 2018.
Remaining Balance due: February 8, 2019.
For more information, contact the delegation coordinator: Ebony, firstname.lastname@example.org