Join the Cuban 5/ End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba contingent at the anti-NATO protest in Chicago, May 20!

Join the Free the Cuban 5/ End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba contingent at the
anti-NATO protest in Chicago, May 20!

Please join us at the Petrillo Bandshell (see details below) before the rally,
which starts at noon. We will have leaflets and a few signs and banners, but
feel free to bring your own. We will be leafleting against the US blockade of
Cuba, to free the Cuban 5, and in support of the July challenges to the U.S.
travel ban to Cuba by IFCO/Pastors for Peace, Venceremos Brigade,
African Awareness Association and others.

For housing, to sign on to this letter or more information, contact:

Stan Smith at 773-273-0166 or

Marilyn McKenna  at

Spread the word! Together we can build a big contingent to say no to the
continuing war against Cuba.

In Solidarity,

Stan Smith, Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban 5, 773-273-0166
Marilyn McKenna, for the National Network on Cuba
Cindy Sheehan
Gisela & Gilda Lopez
Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice
Neal Resnikoff
Cheryl Labash, US/Cuba Labor Exchange
Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba
Walter Tillow, Louisville Committee to Free the Cuban 5
Nancy Kohn, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5
National Lawyers Guild, Milwaukee Chapter
National Lawyers Guild, Cuba Subcommittee

March & Rally to Protest NATO/G8 on May 20
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Date: 2012-05-20
Event Time:12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Description:Sunday, May 20, 2012
Noon rally at Petrillo Bandshell, (corner of Jackson and Columbus),
then march to McCormick Place, site of the NATO summit
Join in a legal, permitted, family-friendly march and rally to protest the
policies of NATO!

At the invitation of the White House, military and civilian representatives of
the 28-nation US-commanded and largely US-financed North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO) are meeting in Chicago, May 20-21, 2012. We say:

Jobs, Healthcare, Education, Pensions, Housing and the Environment, Not War!

No to NATO/G-8 Warmakers!

No to War and Austerity!

Among those scheduled to appear at the rally:
Jesse Jackson, Sr. – Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Malalai Joya – former member of Afghan Parliament
Reiner Braun – ICC No to War – No to NATO, Germany
Malik Mujahid – Muslim Peace Council
Kathy Kelly – Voices for Creative Nonviolence
Vijay Prashad – author of “Arab Spring, Libyan Winter”
Leah Bolger – President, Veterans For Peace
Carlos Montes – Committee Stop FBI Repression
Kari Fulton – Environmental Justice Network
Larry Holmes – International Action Center

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