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Cuba Action Day Schedule of Events - April 27 2005

Posted April 21, 2005 by publisher in Cuba Politics.

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Cuba Action Day, Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Washington DC
7:00 am         Prayer Breakfast
      8:30 am   Lutheran Church of the Reformation
                    Parish hall (downstairs)
                    212 East Capitol Street
                              Speakers include:  Rev. Mari Castellanos, Rev. Greylan Hagler
8:30 am         Registration
      9:00 am   Lutheran Church of the Reformation
                    212 East Capitol Street
                              Pick up name tags and info packets
9:00 am         Organizational Meeting
      10:30 am   Lutheran Church of the Reformation
                    212 East Capitol Street, NE
                              Speakers include: Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
                              Questions and Answers
10:30 am         Groups by state walk to Hyatt Regency
                    400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
                    Washington, DC
11:00 -          Cuba Action Day Forum featuring remarks by Senators Enzi and Baucus,            12:00 pm   Representatives Flake and Delahunt, and other Cuba Working Group                             Members:
                      “Join the Majority, Change the Policy”
                    How travel restrictions hurt Americans and why they should end.
                Moderator: Kirby Jones, President, Alamar Associates
                            Sgt. Carlos Lazo, WA state medic who served in Fallujah
                            Chris Aberle, FCStone Group, Iowa-based company that sells                             food to Cuba
                            Professor Joseph Scarpaci, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State                       University
                            Tom Quigley, Latin American Advisor, U.S. Conference of Catholic                       Bishops
                            Dr. Lillian Manzor, Cuban American Commission on Family Rights
                            Leandro Seoane, Cuban American from Florida
                            Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Senator Max Baucus (D-MT)
                            Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Representative William Delahunt                     (D-MA)
      12:30pm   Q&A/Forum ends
      5:00 pm Various activities
                            Individual and group meetings with members of Congress and staff, and and                         drop-in visits to congressional offices              
                            3:30 4:30 Cultural briefing for congressional staffers hosted by Rep. Howard                     Berman (D-CA)  (Cannon House Office Building 121)
                            4:00 5:00 pm Cuban-American Family Rights briefing for congressional                           staffers hosted by Rep. Jim Davis (D-FL)  (Longworth House Office Building                           1537)
    9:00 pm   Cuba Action Day Party
                    Yuca Restaurant
                    1800 M Street, NW
                    (entrance on 18th through breezeway)
                    $20 entry includes appetizers, one drink and live Cuban music

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