60 YEARS AGO UNTIL TODAY!

Defining Anniversaries of The Cuban Revolution. April 1961 Literacy Campaign & US-Organized Mercenary Invasion and Defeat April 17-21, 1961

SPEAKERS

Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations
Josefina Vidal, Cuban Ambassador to Canada
Lianys Torres Rivera, Cuban Ambassador to the United States
Peter Kornbluh, Senior Analyst and Director of Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects, National Security Archive. He is the author/editor of Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba (The New Press, 1998). His most recent book is Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana (UNC Press, 2014).
Mary-Alice Waters, President, Pathfinder Press, editor, Playa Girón
Catherine Murphy, Founder and Director of The Literacy Project. Her documentary Maestra explores the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign through the eyes of the youngest women teachers

Co-Chairs

Claudia De La Cruz, community organizer and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum
Manolo De Los Santos, educator and Co-Executive Director at The People’s Forum

Defining Anniversaries of The Cuban Revolution. April 1961 Literacy Campaign & US-Organized Mercenary Invasion and Defeat April 17-21, 1961

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