Nancy B. Jefferson

From KeyWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Nancy B. Jefferson

Harold Washington

Harold Washington Transition Committee

In 1983, Nancy Jefferson, Executive Director, Midwest Community Council served on the incoming Chicago Mayor Harold Washington's transition oversight Committee.[1]

Citizens Committee/Harold Washington for Mayor of Chicago

Jefferson served as the Co-Chairperson of Citizens Committee for Citizens Committee/Harold Washington for Mayor of Chicago.[2]

New Mayor and New Politics

On May 17 1983 Nancy Jefferson was a Panelist on A New Mayor and New Politics forum at Chicago State University Auditorium.

The election of Harold Washington as Mayor of Chicago was more than one man's victory. It was a progressive people's declaration. The Black community and progressive Latinos and whites formed an unbetable force in a campaign for justice and equality.

Panelist were Paul Booth, Juanita Bratcher, David Cantor, Slim Coleman, Danny Davis, Keith Davis, Ron Davis, Ishmael Flory, Rev Harry Gibson, Nancy Jefferson, Richard Newhouse, Lu Palmer, Art Vasquez, Conrad Worrill sponsored by Black Press Institute and Independent Citizens Alliance[3].

Tribute to Golub and Montgomery

On November 16, 1989, Nancy Jefferson served on the Tribute Committee for the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Tribute to Leon Golub and Lucy Montgomery, held at the Congress Hotel, Chicago.[4]

Chicago Area Friends of SNCC

In 2005 Chicago Area Friends of SNCC organized the "Tell the Story: The Chicago SNCC History Project, 1960-1965" Chicago Area Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Chicago Civil Rights Movement, c. 1960-1965. The event was held October 21-22, 2005 Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.

The committee listed several people in "memoriam" including Nancy Jefferson.[5]

References

  1. Harold Washington Oversight Committee: List of Members
  2. Undated circa late 1982, HWAC Mayoral Campaign Records, Box 5, Folder 1
  3. A Forum Pamphlet Harold Washington Papers
  4. Tribute to Golub and Montgomery: Program, Nov. 16, 1989
  5. http://www.ben.edu/programs/cafsncc/