Courtney Childs. graduated from U.C. Berkeley in the 1960s with a degree in history. He has has worked in an oil refinery, in several different book‐stores, and on the beach in Santa Barbara (lifeguard). He was a Cellar Manager in various California wineries for about 15 years, and an independent craftsman who built lap‐strum dulcimers (aka Appala‐ chian dulcimers, as opposed to the better‐known hammer dulcimer).
His most unusual job was as a counselor at a “crisis house,” a transi‐ tional program for people leaving residential psychiatric care — and for those trying to avoid hospitalization.
CCDS Peace and Solidarity Committee
In 2020 Tom Gogan, Duncan McFarland and Gary Hicks, Harry Targ, Betty Smith and Courtney Childs were all members of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism Peace and Solidarity Committee.
Open Letter to Obama on Iran
2016 CCDS National Coordinating Committee
Courtney Childs, Oregon, was elected in 2016 to the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee;