Bobby Greenberg

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Bobby Greenberg

WEB DuBois Clubs of America

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

Communist Party reformer

In 1991, Bob Greenberg, New York, 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.[2]

CoC training school

According to Georgia Wever the first Leadership Training School ever organized by the Committees of Correspondence took place during July 1998 , at a woodland location in upstate New York. For almost a week, the 24 participants - who came from Northern California, Chicago, North Carolina, South Carolina, and the New York metropolitan area - "talked, challenged, sang, learned, swam, disagreed, feasted, danced, camped, and asked questions."

The curriculum was planned by a committee composed of Mael Apollon, Robin Busch, Leslie Cagan, Pat Fry, Bobby Greenberg, Mel Pritchard, Roque Ristorucci and Zach Robinson. In the follow-up to the Leadership Training School, the curriculum planning committee became the National Education and Literature Committee. It is co-chaired by Bob Greenberg and Mel Pritchard.

Interactive sessions were led by Timothy V. Johnson and Shirley McClain.

Committees of Correspondence

In 2002 Bobby Greenberg a New York based staff member[3]of Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism

Coc staff

Committees of Correspondence New York office staff included Bobby Greenberg, George Harrison, Bernice Linton, Ted Reich, Mael Apollon and Attenio Davis.[4]

Open Letter to Obama on Iran

In 2008 Bob Greenberg of Brooklyn, NY signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”.[5]

Unity Statement

The Unity Statement Signed by Those Arrested was signed by 56 activists arrested in New York City, in front of 26 Federal Plaza June 1 2010, the "third in a series of civil disobedience actions in New York aimed at highlighting the growing human tragedy and unsustainable moral crisis caused by a broken U.S. immigration system badly in need of reform".

Signatories included Bobby Greenberg United Federation of Teachers .

2011 Better World Awards banquet

Local People's World readers and contributors held their annual Better World Awards banquet May 29, focusing on the fight for quality public education.

Pioneering civil rights activist Dorothy Burnham was warmly received with a standing ovation after she received her award. At 96 years old, the program was not long enough to mention all her life's work, which began in the 1930s with the American Student Union and continued in the 1940s with the Southern Negro Youth Congress in Birmingham. She has long been active in women's and peace organizations, and is currently she is president of the Louis Burnham Awards Fund.

Awards were also given to Bronx Parent Association leader Michael Arney and Bob Greenberg, co-chair of the United Federation of Teachers Social and Economic Justice Committee.[6]

References

  1. FB friends page
  2. Addendum to Initiative document
  3. CCDS membership letter Dec 20 2002
  4. [Dialogue & Initiative 2016, By CoC Ed Fund, page 4]
  5. Open Letter to Obama on Iran
  6. PW People’s World hosts awards banquet in New York, Gabe Falsetta June 2 2011