Ellen Schwartz is the Treasurer of the of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom.
Opposing the Patriot Act
In 2003 Keith Wagner, Jason Rabinowitz, Stella Levy (an attorney), Rashad Baadqir and Ellen Schwartz (co-chair) were leaders of the Sacramento Coalition to Stop the Patriot Act. Rashad Baadqir, was also Executive Director for The Council of American-Islamic Relations.
Committees of Correspondence NCC
In 2009 Ellen Schwartz, Northern California , was elected to the National Co-ordinating Committee of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and and Socialism from the member's post National Convention ballot.
Ellen Schwartz, Northern California, was elected in 2013 to the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee;
National Board WILPF
In 2012, Northern California Coordinating Committee of Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and and Socialism, consisted of Steve Willett, C.T. Weber, Ellen Schwartz, Walter Rice, Mel Martynn, Karl Kramer, Betty Brown.,
Online University of the Left
The Online University of the Left, a new `Left Unity’ project, was initiated by the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism in 2012. It’s core orientation is Marxist, but it contains teaching resources reflecting the full range of views on the wider left. About 50 left academics are involved in the core group so far-Richard Wolff, David Schweickart, Rose Brewer, Timothy Johnson, Gregory Morales, Bill Tabb, Ellen Schwartz, Jerry Harris, Linda Alcoff, Dana Cloud, Gar Alperovitz, to name a few.
One of the OUL’s key aims is to solve this problem of scattered resources, creating a web portal that will bring much of this valuable material together in one spot in cyberspace.
In 2013, outgoing Coordinating Committee Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism--Northern California committee members were Steve Willett, Betty Brown, C.T. Weber, Ellen Schwartz, Karl Kramer, Elayne Jones.
2016 CCDS National Coordinating Committee
Ellen Schwartz, Northern California, was elected in 2016 to the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee;
- CCDS leadership, accessed March 2014
- National Board
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- Northern California CCDS blog, 07/15/2012Northern California CCDS Membership Meeting Sunday Sept. 9
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