Edith Pollach

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Communist Party reformer

In 1991 Edith P...Southern 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.[1]

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992 Edith Pollach, trade unionist, Long Beach California, endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[2]

CoC NCC member

In 1994, the Committees of Correspondence National Organizing Committee, consisted of Barry Cohen (New York), Brenda Coley (Milwaukee), Carl Davidson, (Chicago), Pat Fry (New York), Libby Frank (Philadelphia), Kaleema Hasan (Detroit), Tristan Masat (Boston), Atiba Mbiwan (Atlanta), Huli Milanese (San Francisco), Charlene Mitchell (ex Officio), Sandy Patrinos (Chicago), Edith Pollach (Long Beach), Jay Schaffner, (New York).[3]

In July 1996 Edith Pollach was a member of the National Co-ordinating Committee of Committees of Correspondence. [4]

Committees of Correspondence 2002 Conference

At the Committees of Correspondence National Conference and Convention, July 25-28, 2002 San Francisco State University.

Disarmament and the Military Budget. Panelists included: Kenneth Riley, David Bacon,, Marilyn Albert, Renee Saucedo, Angela Sambrano, Cathi Tactaquin, Marty Price, Patrice Sewell, Joan Cohen, Claire Carsman, James Campbell, Peter Orris, Thelma Correll, Edith Pollach, Amaha Kassa, Harry Targ, Steve Williams, Karen Talbot, Mort Frank, David Cohen.[5]

Committees of Correspondence

In 1997 Marian Gordon and Edith Pollach were the Greater Los Angeles contacts for the Committees of Correspondence.[6]

In 2006 members of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee were[7];

Marilyn Albert, Mael Apollon, Carl Bloice, Barbara Blong, Barry Cohen, David Cohen, Otis Cunningham, Carl Davidson, Mort Frank, Todd Freeberg, Pat Fry, Marian Gordon, Ira Grupper, June Hemmingson, Ed Hemmingson, Fred Hicks, Duncan McFarland, Anne Mitchell, Maxine Orris, Ted Pearson, Gina Pesulima-Palencar, Edith Pollach, Marty Price, Merle Ratner, Jay Schaffner, Jae Scharlin, Mike Stein, Harry Targ, Walter Teague, Meta Van Sickle, Steve Willett and Mildred Williamson.

References

  1. Addendum to Initiative document
  2. CCDS Background
  3. Committees of Correspondence Jan. 14 1994, letter signed by Jay Schaffner
  4. Convention program, July 1996
  5. [The Corresponer Vol 10, number 1, June 2002 http://www.cc-ds.org/pub_arch/CorresponderX1-2.pdf]
  6. CoC Corresponder November 1996/January 1997 Page 2
  7. http://www.cc-ds.org/IssueJune2006Version4.0.pdf