Juan Lopez is chairman of the Communist Party USA in northern California and statewide coordinator. He has been a labor and community activist during the nearly forty years he's lived in Oakland. He was formerly a member of the Teamsters Union and a shop steward.
Communist Party Labor Day call
Of the more than 100 endorsers listed, almost all were identified members of the Communist Party USA.
Juan Lopez, Oakland, was on the list.
Endorsed Communist Party Call
On March 30 2002 the Communist Party USA paper People's Weekly World called for a national holiday in honor of late Farm Workers Union leader Cesar Chavez. The article was followed by a long list of endorsersincluding Juan Lopez, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.
Communist Party USA
Abe Blashko, Leo Blashko, Lilo Heller, Sara Alchermes, Armando Ramirez, Cassandra Lopez, Danny Morales, Gail Ryall, Jacqueline Cabasso, John Kitchenka, John Reiger, Juan Lopez, Marilyn Bechtel, Siri Margerin .
The 40th Anniversary Commemoration Committee of the Chicano Moratoriums was formed in the summer 2009 by the Chair of the National Chicano Moratorium Committee of August 29, 1970 along with two independent Chicano Movement historians whom although not of the baby boomer generation, have become inspired by the Movimiento.
- People's Weekly World Sep 2 1995 p 14
- We salute the labor movement!, People's World, September 1, 2006
- Chicano Moratorium website: Moratorium Participants (accessed on April 16, 2010)