Rev. Eugene Rivers
DSA summer member's meeting
The 2001 Boston DSA Summer members meeting, Saturday, August 18, discussed the future of Democratic Socialists of America, both nationally and locally, decide whether to endorse various candidates and referenda, and debate the “faith-based initiative” proposals of President Bush.
Afterwards a barbecue party was held in the in the Cambridge backyard of Executive Board member Allen Graubard.
- Byron Rushing, a civil rights activist of the 1960s, is now involved in struggles from East Boston (opposing Logan Airport expansion) to Haiti (exposing U.S. “structural adjustment” policies)
- Rev. Eugene Rivers,founder of the Ten Point Coalition and the Ella Baker House in Dorchester
- Norm Faramelli, an editor of Religious Socialism