UPCOMING PASTORS FOR PEACE CARAVAN TO CUBA - Radioactivity06/24/04
Pastors for Peace's Ellen Bernstein is accompanying the Caravan this year. Ellen is Associate Director of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO), a national ecumenical agency which has been working for racial, social, and economic justice since 1967. IFCO is the parent organization of Pastors for Peace, and Ellen coordinates Congressional outreach and the legislative component of IFCO's work on Cuba policy.
Ellen Bernstein's numerous trips to Cuba have included several Congressional delegations. She has been a spokesperson on the first Pastors for Peace caravan to Nicaragua and on many Friendshipment caravans to Cuba, and has given many workshops and lectures on US Cuba policy, the Helms Burton and Torricelli laws, current life and conditions in Cuba, religious life in Cuba, and possibilities for reconciliation between the US and Cuba.