Travel with CODEPINK

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Tired of sitting at your computer reading depressing news? Ready for some activism that gets you out into the real world and revives your spirit? So are we! We plan activist trips throughout the year to deliver our message at home and overseas. Join us! 


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Eastern Cuba, JULY 21 - 28, 2018

Join CODEPINK on our exciting trip to Eastern Cuba! With Raúl Castro stepping down and Miguel Díaz-Canel the new president, now is an exciting time to travel to Cuba with CODEPINK  and call for diplomacy and friendship between the US and the Cuban people.

Visit the beautiful eastern cities of Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, and Holguin. Learn about Cuba’s history with visits to museums, scenic walking tours, and even a trip to the famous Moncada Barracks and San Pedro de la Roca Castle. We’ll meet with local activists, artists,  and community organizers to hear more about initiatives to promote art and peace in Cuba. The delegation will also join thousands of Cubans in celebration for the National Festival on July 26th and lively Carnaval Santiaguero!

Don´t miss the opportunity to learn about the evolution of community projects in Cuba, explore the vibrant culture, and experience the fabulously fun and famous Santiago de Cuba Carnival!

Check out the Trip Schedule and start your application today!

Cost: $2,430 for a double occupancy room and $2,630 for a single room*

*This price does not include airfare or the $50 visa for Cuba. A non-refundable deposit of $500 will be due MAY 4TH, 2018 and is required in order to secure requested program dates. The remaining balance must be paid in full by JUNE 8TH, 2018. You can also pay the full amount at once. For more information, visit Proximity Cuba’s website, check out CODEPINK’s Travel to Cuba FAQs, or contact contact@proximitycuba.com (and cc brienne@codepink.org) with any additional concerns.

Learn more    

Read CODEPINK’s Cuba FAQs!


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Barcelona, May 5–May 12, 2018

Travel with CODEPINK to Barcelona, Spain to see how activists, social movements and progressive political forces are building one of the world’s most innovative local peace economies. As we explore this magnificent city by foot and metro, we will learn about the struggle for liberation and how the city has developed under Mayor Ada Colau—a radical, feminist, housing rights activist elected in 2015. Our partner and friend María Palomares Arenas, Director of Calala Fondo de Mujeres is creating a beautiful and multi-layered tour.

Cost: $1500. Includes shared double room, most meals (1 night and 2 lunches are free time), metro pass, and support for groups who are taking their time to teach us and show us their Barcelona.

Booking Deadline Extended!: April 15, 2018. JOIN US!

Click here for or more info and payment details.

CODEPINK Goes to Cuba

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Eastern Cuba, JULY 21 - 28, 2018

Join CODEPINK on our exciting trip to Eastern Cuba! With Raúl Castro stepping down and Miguel Díaz-Canel the new president, now is an exciting time to travel to Cuba with CODEPINK  and call for diplomacy and friendship between the US and the Cuban people.

Visit the beautiful eastern cities of Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, and Holguin. Learn about Cuba’s history with visits to museums, scenic walking tours, and even a trip to the famous Moncada Barracks and San Pedro de la Roca Castle. We’ll meet with local activists, artists,  and community organizers to hear more about initiatives to promote art and peace in Cuba. The delegation will also join thousands of Cubans in celebration for the National Festival on July 26th and lively Carnaval Santiaguero!

Don´t miss the opportunity to learn about the evolution of community projects in Cuba, explore the vibrant culture, and experience the fabulously fun and famous Santiago de Cuba Carnival!

Check out the Trip Schedule and start your application today!

Cost: $2,430 for a double occupancy room and $2,630 for a single room*

*This price does not include airfare or the $50 visa for Cuba. A non-refundable deposit of $500 will be due MAY 4TH, 2018 and is required in order to secure requested program dates. The remaining balance must be paid in full by JUNE 8TH, 2018. You can also pay the full amount at once. For more information, visit Proximity Cuba’s website, check out CODEPINK’s Travel to Cuba FAQs, or contact contact@proximitycuba.com (and cc brienne@codepink.org) with any additional concerns.

Learn more    

Read CODEPINK’s Cuba FAQs!

Tentative Schedule (update coming soon!)


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Arrive in Havana
Orientation meeting with local coordinators
Welcome lunch at the hotel (included)
Check-in at Hotel Vedado


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

9:00 AM Departure

9:30 AM Walking tour in Habana Vieja. Explore the historical and oldest district of Havana; walk along Plaza Vieja, Mercaderes street, Plaza de Armas, and the Cathedral

12:30 PM Lunch at Paladar San Cristobal (included)

2:30 PM Drive Tour Vedado Downtown: Monument to the Maine Battleship, Hotel nacional, Columbus Cemetery. Visit to the Revolution Square and Hotel Nacional

6:00 PM Return. Free for dinner


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

9:00 AM Departure

9:30 AM Visit the Literacy Campaign Museum and meet History Professor Luisa Campos and Director of the Museum

12:00 PM Visit to the home and art studio of ceramist and painter José Fuster Learn about his art community project

12:30 PM Lunch at the art studio (included)

2:30 PM Visit to the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and meet with representatives.

5:00 PM Return to the hotel


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

9:00 AM Meeting with representatives of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the People (ICAP)

11:00 AM Visit to the Fine Arts Museum with curator Omar Diaz

1:00 PM Lunch at El Figaro Paladar located in the Barber’s Alley (included)

3:00 PM Visit the Callejón de Hamel, a street cultural center led by painter and muralist Salvador González Escalona. His internationally known artwork deals with the roots and influences of African religions in Cuba

4:00 PM Return to the hotel


THURSDAY, MARCH 1

8:30 AM Departure

10:00 AM Travel outside of Havana to visit an agricultural cooperative

12:30 AM Country lunch at the International Campsite of Caimito (included)

3:00 PM Return to Havana

5:30 PM Meeting with members of the Community Project Espiral. Espiral is a grassroots project dedicated to educate young people on environmental issues and sustainable development. Discussion on various pressing issues in Cuba with college students and young professionals

6:00 PM Cultural activity with the community project Okan-Tomi that explores and reworks Afro-Cuban dances and music traditions


FRIDAY, MARCH 2

9:00 AM Visit to the University of Havana

10:30 AM Meeting with an Economy professor at the university

12:30 PM Lunch at La Torre (included)

3:30 PM Visit to the community project "Juguemos, Cantemos y Bailemos" in Arroyo Naranjo, a project devoted to work with children and young people with social problems

5:30 PM. Return to the hotel

7:30 PM Optional visit to the Factory of Cuban Arts (FAC) (2 CUC cover not Included – one-way transportation)


SATURDAY, MARCH 3

9:00 AM Visit to a crafts workshop lead by women

11:00 AM Visit to the arts and crafts market

12:30 PM Return to the hotel or free time to explore on your own

5:30 PM Departure from the hotel

6:00 PM Farewell dinner (included)

8:00 PM Farewell party with Cuban guests


SUNDAY, MARCH 4

DEPARTURE

Hotel check-out

Transfer to the airport

Departure to U.S.

 

CODEPINK Goes to Barcelona!

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May 5–May 12, 2018

Travel with Jodie Evans and Medea Benjamin to Barcelona, Spain to see how activists, social movements and progressive political forces are building one of the world’s most innovative local peace economies. As we explore this magnificent city by foot and metro, we will learn about the struggle for liberation and how the city has developed under Mayor Ada Colau—a radical, feminist, housing rights activist elected in 2015. Our partner and friend María Palomares Arenas, Director of Calala Fondo de Mujeres is creating a beautiful and multi-layered tour.

Meet with feminist members of the citizens’ movement Barcelona en Comú, a movement guided by a values-based politics that emphasizes the role of community and the common good. Dive deep into history on a Civil War Walking Tour. Tour cooperatives and delve into the richness of this magnificent and revolutionary city. Break bread with the women of Ca la DONA, the center of the region’s feminist movement, and learn about their accomplishments and challenges.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Barcelona culture with CODEPINK and learn from the extraordinary women of this revolutionary city.

Cost: $1500. Includes shared double room, most meals (1 dinner and 2 lunches are free time), metro pass, and support for groups who are taking their time to teach us and show us their Barcelona.

Booking Deadline Extended!: April 15, 2018 JOIN US!

Booking Deposit: $500 Click here to pay your $500 non-refundable deposit before our April 15 deadline. 

See the trip schedule here!

Read our FAQ

*Note to Men: there will be a few women-only gatherings.

Contact Kirsten (kirsten@codepink.org) with questions!

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