Victoria Missick passed away 2013, at the age of 64.
She played an instrumental role in the founding of the Young Workers Liberation League in 1970, and was the first chairwoman of the New York State Section of the League. Later she became the national student secretary of the YWLL and was part of the national staff of the organization for a number of years. Vicky was a staff writer for the Daily World, and later People's Daily World.
Later Vicky became a teacher in the New York City school system, and an educational designer. She had a tremendous love for history, - African American history, New York history, and especially Brooklyn history. After retirement, she joined and sang with the New York City Labor Chorus. There is a great cameo of Victoria in the recent film, "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners"
WEB DuBois Clubs of America
In 2014, Victoria Missick was listed a a friend on the DuBois Clubs Facebook page.
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.
Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:
Electoral What should be the place of electoral activity on the left's agenda? What would be an effective strategy for this year, the 90s and beyond?
- Yolanda Alaniz, candidate for Seattle City Council
- Bill Collins, a founder of Citizens for Proportional Representation, Cincinnati, Ohio
- James Vann, national co-chair, National Committee for Independent Political Action, Oakland
- Victoria Missick, teacher & multi-cultural movement, NY
- Dr. Margie Akin, Peace and Freedom candidate, 40th CD, Riverside, CA
- Keith Carson, Legal Aide to Rep. Ron Dellums, Oakland
- Arthur Kinoy, National co-chair, NCIPA, Montclair, NJ
- Sam Perez, Puerto Rican political activist, NY
- Mark Allen, legislative aide, John George, Alameda County Supervisor