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A New Day for Relations Between Cuba and the USA!

"It is clear that decades of U.S. isolation of Cuba have failed to accomplish our enduring objective of promoting the emergence of a democratic, prosperous, and stable Cuba," President Obama said from the White House. "Though this policy has been rooted in the best of intentions, it has had little effect - today, as in 1961, Cuba is governed by the Castros and the Communist party."

4-12-2010 Peace With Cuba T-Shirts are Now on Sale!

Our Peace with Cuba T-shirts are now available for purchase! Select from adult sizes SMALL through 2XL. These are the highest quality all-cotton, 100% union made, no-sweatshop tees, from No Sweat Apparel.

1-20-2011 Church World Service CEO Lauds Obama's New Cuba Travel Policies

The head of faith-based humanitarian agency Church World Service says Friday's White House decision to ease travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba for religious, educational and cultural exchanges signals "the beginning of a new era of relations between the United States and Cuba."

7-6-2010 From LAWG: A Big Win for Travel to Cuba

In a thrilling "mark-up" session Wednesday (June 30) in the House Committee on Agriculture, H.R. 4645, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement Act was passed by 25 votes to 20, putting us one step closer to ending the travel ban this year, in this Congress.

6-28-2010 New Legislation to End the Travel Ban is Under Consideration

New legislation (HR 4645 ) would (finally) restore U.S. citizens' right to travel to Cuba and facilitate needed U.S. agricultural sales to the island. The Peterson-Moran bill (HR 4645) represents our best chance to end the travel ban in 2010. We need you to make some noise in your district and here in Washington so that the House feels the full strength and breadth of support among U.S. citizens for ending the travel ban on Cuba once and for all.

4-12-2010 Alliance of Baptists Issues Statement on Changing US-Cuba Policies

This statement was proposed and passed at the Annual Convocation of the Alliance of Baptists in Charlotte, NC on April 18, 2009

4-12-2010 Cuban Dinner and Auction on May 27

Join us for dinner on Wednesday, May 27 at 5:45 pm for an authentic Cuban meal and support our auction by offering an item or service that can be auctioned.

4-12-2010 Glendale Baptist Church Youth to Host Benefit Concert


4-12-2010 Glendale Youth Present Peace with Cuba Plan to Nobel Laureate Jody Williams

On February 22, 2009, members of the Glendale Baptist Church youth group presented the Peace with Cuba Global Call to Action plan to over 300 participants at the regional PeaceJam conference in Memphis, Tennessee.

4-12-2010 Glendale Youth Present Peace with Cuba Plan to Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Glendale Youth, as participants in the PeaceJam conference in Los Angeles, presented their Peace With Cuba Global Call to Action Plan in September, 2008.

4-12-2010 Update from Latin American Working Group- H.R. 874 "Travel for All"

Big news! We now have legislation in the House of Representatives calling for an end to the travel ban on Cuba for all Americans. "Travel for All" instead of "Travel for None" or even "Travel for Some." Take action now: ask your representative to co-sponsor H.R. 874.

4-12-2010 View our photos

You can see a slideshow of our trip to Cuba in June 2009 by clicking here.

4-2-2009 Glendale Gets License to Travel to Cuba!

Glendale Baptist Church got a license to travel to Cuba on Monday, March 30, 2009.

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