Tessa Garcia

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Tessa Garcia

2006 YDS conference

The Young Democratic Socialists’ winter conference, cosponsored by the Columbia University Working Families Party chapter, was held February 17-19 2006, in New York City. It was entitled "Turning the Tide Towards Freedom: Building the Youth and Student Movement for Justice."

Speakers included Joseph Schwartz, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Christian Parenti, Gayatri Spivak, and Damu Smith, "who gave us the “big picture,” described and explained structural injustice at home and abroad, and got us fired up to continue and intensify the fight for a better world."[1]

Others included , Frances Fox Piven, Steve Max, Stephen Eric Bronner, Clark Herndon, Tessa Garcia and Hector Soto.[2]

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