Beth Edelman

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CPUSA National Office


Pat Barile, lower right, with some of his co-workers at the CPUSA National Office, April 1977. Top row, from left: Joelle Fishman, Ken Newcomb, Beth Edelman, Betty Smith, Ed Teixeira, Margaret Cann, and Lee Dlugin. Bottom row, from left: Henry Winston, Jake Green, and Arnold Becchetti.

WEB DuBois Clubs of America

In 2014, Beth Edelman was listed a a friend on the DuBois Clubs Facebook page.[1]

Communist Party dissidents

On November 15-16 1991, 30 dissident members of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA convened a meeting to "sign a statement of events" - most or all signatories were soon to break with the party and were later to form Committees of Correspondence.

The signatories included Beth Edelman, Eastern Pennsylvania[2];

Communist Party reformer

In 1991 Beth Edelman, Eastern Pennsylvania was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party" - most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.[3]

Delaware Valley Committees of Correspondence

In May 1994, Libby Frank, George Dolph, Irene Borenstein, Beth Edelman, Mort Frank, Bruce Haskin, Aaron Libson, Norma Libson and Amy Menzer were members of the Steering Committee of the Delaware Valley Committees of Correspondence.[4]

Rejoining the CPUSA

Beth Edelman rejoined the Communist Party USA in 2008. She had been in the Party for 35 years, leaving in 1992. [5]

New member phone bank


New member phone bank Public · Hosted by Communist Party USA.

Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11 AM - 4 PM EDT

Your living room

We're organizing a phonebank to our new members on Saturday and we need your help. The callfire service allow you to make the calls from home, using your smartphone, laptop or deskstop. You'll get a real charge from talking to them! Aint' nuthin like it!! Please click "going" if you can make calls! Thanks!

Those saying they went, on Facebook included Beth Edelman.

CPUSA Environmental Action

CPUSA Environmental Action is a Facebook closed group. It is "a meeting place for members and friends of the Communist Party USA to discuss environmental issues (especially climate change), share information, and coordinate activities".

As of June 21, 2017 members included Beth Edelman;[6]

National Party Building Conference

National Party Building Conference Hosted by Communist Party USA and People's World.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12 PM – 6 PM EST

Join Communist Party activists and members in a national conference. You can register here

The conference will take place November 11th to 12th to plan our work in the fight against the Trump Administration and its white supremacist ruling class backers. Find information here about how to participate.

The conference will be streamed from Chicago to regional meetings in New Haven, Los Angeles, and Orlando. Whether you’re on the East Coast, West Coast, in the MIdwest or the South, you’ll be able to participate.[7]

Those invited on Facebook included Beth Edelman.



  1. FB friends page
  2. List of those NC members who signed statement of events at meeting of 11/15-16/91
  3. Addendum to Initiative document
  4. Delaware Valley CoC letter, May 19, 1994
  5. PA Change is Essential, but What Kind of Change?by: Beth Edelman January 6 2011
  6. [1]