Jone Johnson Lewis
More than 1,200 people attended the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee initiated Democratic Agenda Conference held November 16-18, 1979, at the International Inn and Metropolitan AM Church in Washington 1 DC. The conference focused on "corporate power'; as the key barrier to "economic and political democracy," concepts many Democratic Agenda participants defined as "socialism.'
The Democratic Agenda meetings attempted to develop anti-corporate alternatives" through influencing the direction of the Democratic Party during the period leading to the July 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York.
Constituency meetings included How to Raise Feminist Issues in 1980: Jone Johnson, DSOC Feminism Commission, chair; Mildred Jeffrey past chair, National Women' s Political Caucus; Nancy Shier, executive director, Chicago NOW.[
Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee
In 1982 the Chicago local of Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee was led by;
- Mike Kelly, Chair
- Bob Roman, Sec.
- Carl Shier, Treas.
- Jone Johnson, Delegate
- Laurie Michalowski, Delegate
- Lou Pardo, Delegate
- Jim Steiker, Delegate
DSA Feminist Commission
- Information Digest, December 14, 1979, page 372
- 10th Anniversary Booklet for the New American Movement, 1981
- DSA Feminist Commission Directory, 1985
- 1986 DSA Feminist Commission Directory