Howard Wallace

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Denver activism

It was in Denver that Norman Hodgett met and began working with Howard Wallace, then a young civil rights activist who Norman credited with teaching him the ropes when it came to civil rights struggles.

Wallace fought for the rights of minorities in Colorado and went on to become an iconic figure in the struggle for LGBT rights, forging the alliances between the gay rights movement and the labor movement that would eventually see the formation of Pride at Work, the LGBT constituency group in the AFL-CIO.[1]

CoC National Conference Endorser

In 1992 Howard Wallace, SEIU, San Francisco, 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]

Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s

The Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s was the Committees of Correspondence's first national conference held in Berkeley, California July 17-19, 1992.[3]

Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:[4]

Standing Together - Labor Standing together and showing support. How to respond to racism, sexism and anti-immigrant prejudice and other divisions within the labor movement? How to build labor solidarity and links with nationally oppressed communities?

US Labor Against the War

At a February 13, 2003 US Labor Against the War press conference in San Francisco, several local unionists spoke in support, including Howard Wallace, SEIU, Pride at Work, LC4PJ.[5]

United for Peace and Justice Affiliation

In 2005 Howard Wallace, Pride at Work was on the Steering Committee of United for Peace and Justice[6].

In July 2007 Howard Wallace representing Pride at Work, AFL-CIO was affiliated to United for Peace and Justice.[7]

CCDS Convention

Howard Wallace, founder of Pride at Work, addressed the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism 5th National Convention, July 21-23, 2006, on the relationship between class, race, and gender.[8]


Howard Wallace has been a member of Committees of Correspondence.[[9]