Miriam Friedlander

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Miriam "Mimi" Friedlander was a prominent New York City Communist Party USA member and New York City Councilor.

National Coalition to Fight Inflation and Unemployment

April 16, 1975, Miriam Friedlander, New York City Councilor, was on the Current List of Sponsors of the Communist Party USA front National Coalition to Fight Inflation and Unemployment.[1]

US Peace Council

As at March, 1982, the following took active roles in the Communist Party USA initiated U.S. Peace Council - founding, speaking or listed as workshop leaders:[2]

Greeting the Peace Marchers

The Great Peace Marchers arrived in New York, October 23 1986, after trekking 3,500 miles with their message of global nuclear disarmament.

They were greeted at the George Washington Bridge by Mark Green, Democratic candidate for Senate, David Dinkins, Manhattan Borough president, David Livingston, president of District 65 UAW, Assemblymembers David Paterson and Jerrold Nadler, and City Council members Ruth Messinger, Miriam Friedlander, Carolyn Maloney and Stanley Michaels.

The following Friday, the Communist Party USA's People's Daily World sponsored a reception for 25 of the marchers at Unity Auditorium on West 23rd St.[3]

Dream of Equality awardee

Miriam Friedlander is a past recipient of Asian Americans for Equality's annual Dream of Equality award.[4]


  1. Congressional Record, "Inflation and Unemployment: The Communist Party's New Drive - Part I", April 16, 1975, Extension of Remarks, pages 10436-1-439, Rep. Larry McDonald (D-GA)
  2. War Called Peace
  3. PDW Oct. 23. 1986, page 3, 'Full schedule in NYC for peace marchers' by Richard Hoyen
  4. [AAFE 2013 Banquet Journal, by Douglas Lim at Mar 26, 2013]