Paul Prescod

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Paul Prescod is a Philadelphia activist. He is a middle-school social studies teacher and member of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.

DSA

In 2016 Paul Prescod was a member of Philadelphia Democratic Socialists of America.[1]

As of June 1, 2017, Philadelphia Democratic Socialists of America Public Facebook Group members included Paul Prescod. [2]

DSA convention delegate

Philadelphia Democratic Socialists of America delegates to the August 2017 Democratic Socialists of America National Convention in Chicago included Paul Prescod.

Philadelphia DSA steering committee

The 2015/2017 Philadelphia Democratic Socialists of America At-Large Steering Committee members included Paul Prescod.

DSA NPC meeting

Democratic Socialists of America National Political Committee Minutes of Meeting of July 21-22, 2018.

Approved August 13, 2018. Present: Ravi Ahmad, Ajmal Alami (Young Democratic Socialists of America Coordinating Committee), Theresa Alt, Dele Balogun, Christian Bowe, Allie Cohn, Zac Echola, Michelle Fisher (Young Democratic Socialists of America Coordinating Committee), Lisa Flores (Administrative and Office Coordinator), Jeremy Gong, Ella Mahony, Chris Maisano, Natalie Midiri, Chris Riddiough, Frances Rizo (Parliamentarian), R.L. Stephens, Maria Svart (National Director). Present by phone: Catherine Hoffman. Absent and excused: Joseph Schwartz. Visiting: from the Steering Committee of the Democratic Socialist Labor Commission (DSLC): Francisco Cendejas, Spencer Cox, John Kaderbek, Marsha Niemeijer, John Pearson, Paul Prescod, Meredith Schafer, Kari Thompson, Annabel Vera; also Austin Binns, and DSA member from Washington: Aaron Marks, Annie Shields (The Nation), Melissa Woods, Paula Brantner (by phone).

We met in the office of The Nation. Parliamentarian Frances Rizo chaired throughout.[3]

The Call

The Call, 2018 contributing editors included Paul Prescod.

Structure of DSLC

In 2019 the Democratic Socialist Labor Commission is headed by a nine-person elected Steering Committee. Members of the current Steering Committee are:

  • Francisco Cendejas, Los Angeles, union staffer representing healthcare workers
  • Spencer Cox, Seattle, unrepresented labor activist in the private logistics industry
  • JP Kaderbek, Chicago, rank-and-file union member in the private sector
  • Marsha Niemeijer, New York City, union staffer representing healthcare workers
  • John Pearson, East Bay, rank-and-file union member in public sector healthcare
  • Paul Prescod, Philadelphia, rank-and-file union member in public education
  • Meredith Schafer, Metro DC & Northern Virginia, union researcher in building trades and transportation
  • Kari Thompson, Pittsburgh, union staffer representing workers in Labor and Education
  • Annabel Vera, Sacramento, rank-and-file union member in the public sector

At this time, the DSLC is further organized into five subcommittees: Education; Leadership Development; Mapping; Organizing the Unorganized; and Communications.[4]

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