Kathy Casavant

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Kathy Casavant

DSA awards committee

Boston Democratic Socialists of America presents awards annually in memory of Eugene V. Debs, Norman Thomas, Julius Bernstein and Michael Harrington.

The Awards Committee in 2001 consisted of:

Doug Butler, Kathy Casavant, Jack Clark, Harris Gruman, Julie Johnson, Eleanor LeCain, Marcia Peters, Mike Prokosch, Bruce Raynor, Bob Ross, Rep.Frank I. Smizik.[1]

The Awards Committee in 2002 consisted of:

Barbara Ackerman, Doug Butler, Kathy Casavant, DSA Executive Board, Harris Gruman, Julie Johnson, Eleanor LeCain, Rep. Jim Marzilli, Judy Meredith, Marcia Peters, Ald. Denise Provost, Rep. Byron Rushing, Rep. Frank I. Smizik, Jim St. George[2]

Commonwealth Coalition event

In 2002 Carin Schiewe resigned after 13 years as Director of the Commonwealth Coalition in Boston. [3]

Her leadership was celebrated with a fundraising event in June. At the event many speakers recalled the impact Schiewe has had on the progressive movement. Among them were Warren Tolman, candidate for Governor, Representative Jay Kaufman, Kathy Casavant, Treasurer of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, and Lucia Mayerson-David of ¿Oiste?.

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