Cuba discussion highlights Great Decisions event
Who benefits by ending the embargo---the US or Cuba? That was one of the questions that was discussed at the Great Decisions kick-off meeting Monday night. Dave Boran, keynote presenter, shared his photos from two trips to Cuba. Attendees were ab...
Who benefits by ending the embargo-the US or Cuba? That was one of the questions that was discussed at the Great Decisions kick-off meeting Monday night. Dave Boran, keynote presenter, shared his photos from two trips to Cuba. Attendees were able to experience the country's culture, people and landscape, a news release said.
Following Dave's presentation the group participated in the Great Decisions video, discussion questions and shared their views. The group learned the history, economics and transformation of Cuba. The release said 40 people attended.
Great Decisions meets once a month for the next seven months. Future chapters will be Islamic State, The Kurds, Migration, The Koreas, United Nations, Climate Change and Middle East Alliances. Individuals can attend one meeting for free. Membership costs for the program are $35 an individual or $45 for a couple. You receive a workbook that includes the chapters, a world map and the discussion questions. Great Decisions is part of a national public education program based on a book of 8 topics published by the nonpartisan Foreign Policy Association.
The next Great Decisions meeting will be held on May 16 at 4 p.m. at The Center, 803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd. For more information contact Jon Strand, 218-454-1025 or email email@example.com or DeAnn Barry, director of The Center, at 218-454-5056 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .