Sidney Hollander

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Sidney Hollander

Salute to Harold Washington

On April 6, 1983, the Hyde Park Herald published an endorsement from the Hyde Park/Kenwood Citizens Committee of Democratic Party Chicago mayoral candidate Harold Washington. Signatories to the endorsement included Sidney Hollander and Elizabeth Hollander.[1]

In 2008, Sidney Hollander and Kay Berkson were listed as sponsors/financial contributors to the Chicago based Business and Professional People for the Public Interest.[2]

DSA member

Jane Ramsey (left) receives the Debs - Thomas - Harrington Award from Sidney Hollander

In 2009 Sidney Hollander was a member[3]of Chicago Democratic Socialists of America and a past President and current board member of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs.

Working Together for Justice" was the theme of the 2009, 51st Annual Eugene V. Debs Norman Thomas Michael Harrington Dinner. In keeping with the tradition of these events, it brought together a broad cross-section of Chicago's left to honor two individuals, Timuel Black and Jane Ramsey, who have "spent their lives working for social justice and building coalitions as a means of doing so."

The award was presented to Jane Ramsey by Sidney Hollander: Democratic Socialists of America member, past President and current board member of JCUA.[4]

Chicago Political Economy Group

In 2009 Chicago Political Economy Group members included Bill Barclay, Ron Baiman, Sid Hollander, Haydar Kurban, Joe Persky, Elce Redmond and Mel Rothenberg[5].

In These Times

As of 2009 Sidney Hollander was a member of the Editorial Board of Chicago based socialist journal In These Times.[6]