New American Movement 10th convention
In 1981 Kristin Lems, NAM MAL, Ralph Fasanella and Steve Cagan, Co-Chair, Cultural Commission led a semi-plenary entitled Culture and Politics at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.
2002 Chicago PWW banquet
Kathy Kelly, two-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, and Ishmael Flory, long-time member of the Communist Party USA, headed the list of honorees at the 2002 annual Chicago People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo banquet. Barbara Moore, vice president of the Coalition to Protect Public Housing, and a representative of the Carousel Linen workers rounded out the list of those who had been nominated to receive the Chris Hani/Rudy Lozano Award.
“We are very proud of our honorees, keynote speaker and entertainers, all of whom represent the finest of today’s struggles for peace, justice and democracy,” John Bachtell, chair of the banquet committee, said. “They also represent the ideals for which Chris Hani and Rudy Lozano gave their lives”.
Open Letter to Obama on Iran
In 2008 Kristin Lems of Evanston, IL signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”.
- NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
- Peoples World, Chicago PWW banquet set for Oct. 20, by: Evelina Alarcon & John Pappademos October 3 2002
- Open Letter to Obama on Iran