Seth Anderson-Oberman

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Seth Anderson-Oberman


Seth Oberman-Anderson...Political Director at AFT New Jersey. He was previously organizer at American Federation of Teachers Greater Philadelphia Area/

Happy 95th Birthday Sarah Milgram

Charter Member Communist Party USA.

Seth Oberman was part of a list of names published in People's Weekly World celebrating Milgram's 95th Birthday in 1996.[1]

Communist Party volunteers for Rabb

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Seth Oberman, Chris Rabb.

Young Communist League

In 1997 Seth Oberman was a United States Student Association National Board member and a Young Communist League USA National Council member.[2]

In 1998 Seth Oberman was a Young Communist League USA activist at Temple University, a member of the YCLUSA Philadelphia club, vice-president of the Temple University Student Government and on the board of the United States Student Association.[3]

Black Radical Congress

In 1998 Seth Oberman attended the founding of the Black Radical Congress in Chicago.[4]

Communist Party MLK tribute

On January 19, 2002, the Communist Party USA newspaper, Peoples Weekly World published a signed tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr..

We salute Dr. King’s courage and vision. He saw and struggled for an America and world that can be. We pledge in his memory to work to reorder our nation’s priorities “so that the pursuit of peace will take precedence over the pursuit of war.”

Signatories included Seth Anderson-Oberman . Almost all signatories were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA[5].

Endorsed Communist Party Call

On March 30 2002 the Communist Party USA paper People’s Weekly World called for a national holiday in honor of late Farm Workers Union leader Cesar Chavez. The article was followed by a long list of endorsers[6]including Seth Anderson-Oberman, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.

National Party Building Conference

National Party Building Conference Hosted by Communist Party USA and People's World.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12 PM – 6 PM EST

Join Communist Party activists and members in a national conference. You can register here https://tinyurl.com/ycdouk3y

The conference will take place November 11th to 12th to plan our work in the fight against the Trump Administration and its white supremacist ruling class backers. Find information here about how to participate. http://www.cpusa.org/2017-national-party-building-conference-resist-organize-vote-grow/

The conference will be streamed from Chicago to regional meetings in New Haven, Los Angeles, and Orlando. Whether you’re on the East Coast, West Coast, in the MIdwest or the South, you’ll be able to participate.[7]

Those invited on Facebook included Seth Anderson-Oberman.

AFL-CIO

In 2006 Seth Anderson-Oberman was organizing[8]for the AFL-CIO in Baltimore.

New Jersey Citizen Action awards

Seth Anderson-Oberman, center

New Jersey Citizen Action awards, given out May 2015, went to the Honorable Bonnie Watson Coleman, Seth Anderson-Oberman, Andrea Bowen, Evelyn Mejil, Gwen Robinson & Santander Bank, and the two Evanoff-Shuchter Award recipients were Sy Larson and Jean Pierce.[9]

For his tenacity in the fight to raise the minimum wage, ensure quality health care for all, and promote fair taxes and a budget that works for all New Jerseyans, while advocating for good public schools and organizing teachers and other educational personnel around issues that promote the welfare of children.

“Good Jobs, Education, Healthcare: A Germantown for All”

According to Myke Simonian, writing in the the Peoples World, in January 2018, about twenty residents turned out for a panel discussion titled “Good Jobs, Education, Healthcare: A Germantown for All.” The discussion featured three representatives from Germantown’s Black community: Victoria Greene, Executive Director of E.M.I.R. (Every Murder is Real); Ted Stones, community activist and Democratic Party committeeperson; and Dr. Sheri Faulkner-Davis, Senior Program Director of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers University. The event was moderated by poet and Communist Party USA member Irving Jones.

Ms. Greene spoke of her organization’s work in supporting those who have lost family members to gun violence in the neighborhood. Over time, E.M.I.R. has developed into a leader on this front. In September, it hosted a conference on gun violence bringing in over 200 participants, including city council members and progressive State Senator Art Haywood.

In his comments, Stones pointed out that, “A young person does not kill another young person because they are better dressed or because of a girl. They do it because they hate themselves. Capitalism has taught our (Black) youth to hate themselves.”

Stones continued, “We need a new, Left, Black leadership. Our current leaders have failed our community. We need to figure out how to unite our diverse, Black community to fight for real power.”

Audience member Seth Anderson-Oberman, political director of the American Federation of Teachers for New Jersey, pointed out that while Germantown is statistically poor, it is home to many local organizations, from churches and mosques to block organizations and civic groups. “Why don’t we take that energy and build a campaign to organize the workplaces in our neighborhood?” [10]

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