Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-07-26
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Puerto Rican Cultural Center leads LGBTQ Education Delegation to Cuba
2017-05-08

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Mariela Castro—daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and president of the National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX)—invited the Puerto Rican Cultural Center of Chicago (PRCC) to lead a delegation to Havana. The delegation will be in Cuba through May 15.

The goal is to create an ongoing transnational dialogue around HIV/AIDS transmission; the relationship between transmission rates and homophobia and transphobia; and the confrontation and eradication of homophobia and transphobia in Cuba as well as the Puerto Rican/Latino communities in the United States.

PRCC Chief Operations Officer Juan Calderon coordinated the effort on this side. He gathered 18 LGBT activists, community organizers, elected officials and business owners from New York, Massachusetts and Illinois.

The delegation members are:

Juan Calderon (Chicago); Melissa Mark Viverito, speaker of New York City Council (New York City); Nelson Roman, city councilor of Holyoke, Massachusetts; Dr. Roberto Sanabria, PRCC; Andreas Heuser, community activist (Chicago); Ricardo Jimenez, Vida/SIDA (Chicago); Dr. Gabriel Gomez, Chicago State University (Chicago); Daniel G. Harris, executive director of Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (Chicago); Liz Gardner, community activist (Chicago); Darren Horne, community activist (Chicago); Rick Garcia, member of the Illinois Committee of the United States Civil Rights Commission (Chicago); John Zmuda, senior partner at Foremost Strategy (Chicago); Janet Namer, Trans Latin@ Coalition (Chicago); Ronny Manuel Hernandez, Morgan Elementary School (Holyoke, Massachusetts); Veronica Tirado, PRCC; Lee Vaasjo, research assistant, University of Chicago; Dr. Karriem Watson, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Shawn Prem Malhotra, business owner (Chicago).


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Windy City Times Job Fair Sept. 22 at Center on Halsted 2017-07-26 - More than 70 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits are expected for the third annual in the Windy City Times WERQ! ...


Gay News

Vidal receives Rosa Parks award 2017-07-19 - TransLatin@ Coalition President Maritxa Vidal was among those who received the Rosa Parks Equality Award at the We Dream in Color Humanitarian Celebration ...


Gay News

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees 2017-07-15 - Nine individuals, three organizations, and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBTHall of Fame, the ...


Gay News

Alphawood Gallery debuts internment exhibition 2017-07-05 - Seventy-five years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This order set in motion the forced removal and internment, without due ...


Gay News

Gov. Cuomo to commemorate 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in 2019 2017-07-02 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in 2019. In June 1969, LGBT community ...


Gay News

PRIDE '17 ALMA, PRAA host Pride weekend gathering 2017-06-28 - The Association of Latino/as/x Motivating Action ( ALMA ) and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ) hosted a pride weekend gathering ...


Gay News

ALMA/PRAA Pride event June 23 2017-06-21 - The Assciation of Latino/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ) and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ) will host a Pride event ...


Gay News

BOOK REVIEW Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History 2017-06-21 - By Molly Schiot. $25; Simon & Schuster; 310 pages You can't bear to look at the score. Whatever it is, it's ...


Gay News

Pushing buttons 2017-06-21 - Recently, local activist Robert Castillo donated his admirable collection of political buttons—a collection that encapsulates the fight for LGBT rights in Chicago and ...


Gay News

Remembering NAMES 2017-06-21 - From the inaugural display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at at Navy Pier in 1988. See http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Pier-Pride-at-Navy-Pier-to-host-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-full-day-of-Pride-events/59414.html for info on the ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.