Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee
Among the prominent figures; who joined Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee around late 1976, early 1977 were; James Farmer; Georgia State Representative Julian Bond; New York State Assemblyman Seymour Posner; Zolton Ferency, former head of the Michigan Human Rights Party; and Gloria Steinem.,
The Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee, held its first annual convention, October 1979 in New York at the District 199, Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Center. A panel on organizing the unemployed was led by Seymour Posner,
DSA Conference delegate
In 1990, the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University's Tamiment Library dedicated a Pillar of Labor in memory of DSA member Seymour Posner, former chair of the NY Assembly Labor Committee and vice chair of the Workers Defense League, Inc..