Sally Soriano

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Sally Soriano

Sally Soriano is a Seattle, Washington activist. She has served on the Seattle School Board.

Soriano is a native Seattleite and attended Alki, Madison, and West Seattle High. She received my B. A. in Education from the UW and her Masters in Education from the University of Wisconsin where she co-founded and taught in the Department of Community Education. Soriano also worked in industrial safety and health and as a policy analyst.

Communist Party reformer

In 1991 Sally Soriano, Washington 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.[1]

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992 Sally Soriano, CoC, Seattle, endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[2]


In 1994 Sally Soriano was a member of the National Coordinating Committee of the Committees of Correspondence.[3]

Supported by Martha Schmidt

One time Communist Party USA member Martha Schmidt has served as Executive Director, Committee for a Nuclear Overkill Moratorium; Community Organizer, Third Unitarian Church of Chicago; Adviser/Writer, Campaign to Re-elect Sally Soriano to Seattle School Board; Chair, Platform Committee and Election Monitoring Coordinator, Campaign to Elect Juan Soliz, 20th Representative District, Illinois.[4]


  1. Addendum to Initiative document
  2. CCDS Background
  3. CoC National committee meeting, January 7-9, 1994, New York minutes
  4. Martha L Schmidt, Attorney & Counselor website resume