Nelson Valdez

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Nelson Valdez

Nelson Valdez

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992 Nelson Valdez, Vice President Local 1199, New York, endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[1]

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.[2]

Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:[3]

Latino/Caribbean A powerful and growing political force: The Latino/Caribbean people's struggle for equality and justice. What are the new perspectives in the Chicano/Mexicano, Puerto Rican and Caribbean communities?

2006 Committees of Correspondence conference

Nelson Valdez, Vice President of Local 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East in New York City, addressed the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism 5th National Convention and Symposium July 20 - 23 2006 in Chicago Panel 3: Strategies for Winning at the Polls in 2006 and 2008[4]

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

In 2008 Nelson Valdez, Vice President of SEIU Local 1199, New York signed a statement circulated by the Partisan Defense Committee calling for the release of convicted “cop-killer” Mumia Abu-Jamal.[5]

SEIU Local 1199

In 2009 Nelson Valdez was listed as a Vice President of SEIU Local 1199[6].

References

  1. CCDS Background
  2. Conference program
  3. Proceedings of the Committees of Correspondence Conference: Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the '90s booklet, printed by CoC in NY, Sept. 1992 (Price: $4)
  4. http://www.cc-ds.org/IssueJune2006Version4.0.pdf
  5. Signers of Campaign to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, Now
  6. http://1199seiu.org/about/exec_council/exec_council_vps.cfm