Kathie Sheldon

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Kathie Sheldon


Kathleen (Kathie) Sheldon is married to Steve Tarzynski.

Santa Monica DSA

In the early 1980's Kathie Sheldon was a member of Santa Monica Democratic Socialists of America[1].

Los Angeles DSA

In the early 1980's Kathie Sheldon was a leading member of Los Angeles Democratic Socialists of America[2].

New American Movement 10th convention

In 1981 Kathie Sheldon led a workshop entitled Do You Want to Start a Socialist School? 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.[3]

New American Movement

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In 1981 Kathie Sheldon was a member of Los Angeles New American Movement[4].

Socialist Community School

In 1979, Kathie Sheldon was a member of the Socialist Community School Committee.[5]

As at Feb. 1, 1980, Kathie Sheldon was a member of the Socialist Community School Committee.[6]

In 1982 she was a committee member of the Socialist Community School in Los Angeles.[7]

Mozambique sojourn

Kathleen Sheldon, a DSA member, lived in Mozambique for two years in the early 1980s and has written on the history of women and work in Mozambique.[8]

Mozambique Support Network

A meeting of Mozambique Support Network took place Friday, March 11, 1988 and Saturday, March 12,1988 at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, Illinois.

Attending the meeting were Roberta Washington, Co-chair (New York), Lisa Anderson (Idaho), Alan Isaacman, Co-chair (Minnesota), Damu Smith (Washington DC), Dan Murphy (Iowa), Mackie Mcleod (Boston), Geri Seese-Green (Oregon), Chris Root (Michigan), Stephanie Urdang (New York), Paul Epstein (Boston), Bassiru (Madison), Andy Epstein (Boston), Bill Martin, Anne Evens (Chicago), Sister Joanette Nitz (Detroit), Carrie Pratt (Madison), Prexy Nesbitt (Chicago), Dave Wiley (Michigan), Heather Gray (Atlanta), Ned Alpers, Otis Cunningham (Chicago)

Regrets were sent by Mike Johnson (Iowa), Kevin Danaher (California), Bill Minter, Kathy Flewellen (Washington, DC), Ruth Minter (Maryland), Kathy Sheldon and Steve Tarzynski (California), Paula Voelkel (Wisconsin), Coke McCord (New York) and Todd Hawkins (Washington), Treasurer Lisa Brock was unable to attend due to the tragic death of her mother in Ohio.[9]

DSA Feminist Commission

In 1985[10] and 1986,[11] Kathie Sheldon of California was listed as a member of the Feminist Commission of the Democratic Socialists of America.

"Westside Friends of Jackie Goldberg"

Signatories to a letter from Westside Friends of Jackie Goldberg, dated January 15, 1993 were;

References

  1. Santa Monica DSA membership list, undated Steve Tarzynski papers
  2. LA DSA membership list, undated Steve Tarzynski papers
  3. NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
  4. Women Organizing, No 8, 1981 19
  5. Socialist Community School Committee list, Fall 1979
  6. Socialist Community School Committee list, Feb. 1, 1980
  7. Socialist Community School committee member list Feb 1982
  8. Dem. Left, Jan./Feb. 1995, page 27
  9. Historical Voices website: Mozambique Support Network meeting notes, Chicago, March 1988
  10. DSA Feminist Commission Directory, 1985
  11. 1986 DSA Feminist Commission Directory