Georgia Wever is a Northern California activist.
Communist Party reformer
In 1991, Georgia Wever, 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.
CoC training school
According to Georgia Wever the first Leadership Training School ever organized by the Committees of Correspondence took place during July 1998 , at a woodland location in upstate New York. For almost a week, the 24 participants - who came from Northern California, Chicago, North Carolina, South Carolina, and the New York metropolitan area - "talked, challenged, sang, learned, swam, disagreed, feasted, danced, camped, and asked questions."
The curriculum was planned by a committee composed of Mael Apollon, Robin Busch, Leslie Cagan, Pat Fry, Bobby Greenberg, Mel Pritchard, Roque Ristorucci and Zach Robinson. In the follow-up to the Leadership Training School, the curriculum planning committee became the National Education and Literature Committee. It is co-chaired by Bob Greenberg and Mel Pritchard.
NY Metro CCDS mourns the loss of our dear comrade and friend, John Talbutt. A memorial will be held at AFSCME District Council 37 on March 1, 2018 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.
Photos below were taken at the Charles Ensley Scholarship Dinner of the Social Services union, SSEU Local 371 of AFSCME in New York City where John was honored and presented with a proclamation from the local union's president Anthony Wells for his many years of service in the communications department of the local. Also pictured is CCDS leader Georgia Wever with John at the dinner.
- Addendum to Initiative document Nov. 13 1991
- The Mobilizer Feb. 2018