Billie Wachter ...
Communist Party reformer
In 1991 Billie Wachter, Northern California was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party" - most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.
Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s
The Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s was the Committees of Correspondence's first national conference held in Berkeley, California July 17-19, 1992.
Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:
Economic Crisis Homelessness, joblessness, poverty & the enduring economic crisis. What should be the role of the left in shaping strategy and building an effective fightback.
- Max Anderson, health rights activist, Berkeley
- Bill Sorro, housing activist, SF
- Billie Wachter, housing activist, San Jose
- Martha Bragin, Children's Aid Society, NY