Links to Democratic Socialists of America
In 1988, Alderman Ed Smith served on the Board of Directors of PROCAN (Progressive Chicago Area Network), an oganization which included several prominent Democratic Socialists of America members, including Alderman Danny K Davis, Roberta Lynch and Dr Ron Sable.
Richard Criley Memorial
In 2000, Ed Smith served on the welcoming committee for the Chicago Memorial Service for Richard Criley, a long-time activist with the Communist Party USA and a leader of the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights.
- PROCAN meeting notification letter April 27 1988
- Memoriam Service Program, 2000