Resolutions (updated August 21, 2022)

U.S. – CUBA RESOLUTIONS

The following U.S. City Councils, County Boards, State Legislatures, School Boards, Labor Councils, Unions, Workers Organizations, and other organizations have passed 59 resolutions which have addressed: 

-Supporting ending the U.S. embargo/blockade on Cuba, and

-Saving Lives through scientific collaboration with Cuba regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some levels of these governmental units have passed two resolutions regarding both Ending the Embargo and Saving Lives. This is indicated next to the name of each governmental unit with two resolutions.

These units of government and labor organizations together represent over 41 million people as part of their populations.

City Councils

Baltimore, Maryland  (End the Embargo)

Berkeley, California (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

Boston, Massachusetts (End the Embargo)

Brookline, Massachusetts (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (2 resolutions: Saving Lives, End the Embargo)

Chicago, Illinois (End the Embargo)

Cleveland, Ohio (End the Embargo)

Detroit Michigan (End the Embargo)

Hartford, Connecticut (End the Embargo)

Helena, Montana (End the Embargo)

Madison, Wisconsin (End the Embargo)

Meridian Township, Michigan (End the Embargo)

Minneapolis, Minnesota (2 resolutions: Saving Lives, End the Embargo

New Haven, Connecticut (End the Embargo)

Oakland, California (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

Richmond, California (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

Sacramento, California (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives)

St. Paul, Minnesota (End the Embargo)

San Francisco, California (Saving Lives)

Santa Cruz, California (Saving Lives)

Seattle, Washington (2 resolutions: End the Embargo, Saving Lives

County Boards

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (End the Embargo)

Wayne County, Michigan (End the Embargo)

State Legislatures

State of Alabama Senate (End the Embargo)

State of Illinois House of Representatives (End the Embargo)

State of Michigan Senate (End the Embargo)

State of Minnesota legislature (2 resolutions: End the Embargo passed in Senate and House, Saving Lives resolution introduced in Senate and House both in 2020 and 2021 sessions)

School Boards

Lennox Public Schools (Los Angeles)

Milwaukee Public Schools

Labor Councils, Unions and Workers Organizations

AFSCME 3800, Minnesota

AFT Local 2334 CUNY, Professional Staff Congress

ATU Local 1005, Minnesota

Albany, New York, Labor Council

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)

California Federation of Labor

Fresno Central Labor Council, California

ILWU 2021 International Convention

Martin Luther King, Jr. County Labor Council, King County, Washington

National Black Worker Center

Professional Staff Congress, City University of New York

Sacramento Central Labor Council, California

San Francisco Labor Council, California

Troy, New York Labor Council

Washington State Labor Council

Organizations

Miami-Dade Democratic Party

Midwestern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Zapata – King Neighborhood Council of Los Angeles

Compiled by Saving Lives Campaign, www.savinglivescampaign.org, August 21, 2022