Monday, April 13, 2009
Silvia Wilhelm on H.R. 874
Silvia Wilhelm is the founder and Executive Director of Puentes Cubanos, a not-for-profit NGO which conducts educational, professional and cultural exchanges between the people of Cuba and the United States; serves as the Executive Director of the Cuban American Commission for Family Rights and is a founding member of ENCASA (Emergency Network of Cuban-American Scholars and Artists for Change in U.S.-Cuba Policy.
This is her speaking with LAWG prior to participating in a press conference on Capitol Hill in support of HR 874, "The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act," introduced by Reps Delahunt (D-MA) and Flake (R-AZ), on March 31, 2009. For more information on what you can do to end the travel ban on Cuba, go to www.lawg.org