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Mike Young


Mike Young was a member of the Communist Workers Party.[1]

Letter to Samaranch

The '84 Mobilization for Peace and Justice, penned a July 25, 1984 letter to Dr. Juan Antonio Samaranch and Members of the International Olympic Committee, Olympic Headquarters Biltmore Hotel 515 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

We wish to express our outrage at the statements made by members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in support of the Racist Apartheid Regime of South Africa, which is seeking to regain membership of the IOC. Morever we think that appropriate measures should be taken to hasten Mr. Roby's planned retirement and to replace Mr. Roosevelt as members of the IOC.

Mike Young, '84 Mobilization for Peace and Justice, signed the letter.

"Survival Day 84"

Approximately 3,500 marchers attended the "Survival Day 84" march and rally in McArthur Park Los Angeles Sunday August 5 1984.The event was the culmination of a week of disarmament and and anti-imperialist solidarity events known as "Survival Fest 84."

The organizing coalition was dominated by the Communist Workers Party front Federation For Progress.

Coordinators of the rally were Makani Themba (Federation For Progress and Communist Workers Party member), Carol Ono and Judy Chu (MC with Jim Ladd.

They were supported by a "working committee" which included Julio Asturias, Rev. Gene Boutilier, Bob Erlenbusch, Rev. Rev. Dumas Harshaw, Rev. Aisand Riggins, Berta Silva and Mike Young.[2]

"Survival Day 84" "benefactors"

The Federation For Progress' Survival Fest 84, "Survival Day 84" "benefactors" included Mike Young.

References

  1. [WVP 1982 April 14 1982]
  2. [Information Digest, August 17 1984 page 243, 244]