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FSM Participants

FSM handbill, December 4, 1964:

FSM MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

The San Francisco Examiner listed the following as member organizationsmof the Free Speech Movement on the Berkeley campus:

Women for Peace
Campus Civil Liberties Union
University Friends of Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
SLATE
Young Democrats
Students for Democratic Action
Campus College Republicans
Conservatives for an Open Campus (an ad hoc group formed recently from members of the Young Republicans and Cal Students for Goldwater)
Particle, Berkeley (a Group of math and science students)
University Society of Libertarians
Independent Socialist Club
Young People’s Socialist League
Democratic Socialists
W.E.B. DuBois Club
Hillel Student Council (a Jewish student group)
Catholics for Social Action
University Church Council (a Protestant student group)
Graduate Students Coordinating Committee
Independent Students

This list was published in the San Francisco Examiner of Thursday, November 26, on page 23.

The Trouble in Berkeley, p. 25:
The United Front

Young Republicans
University Society of Individualists
Cal Students for Goldwater
California College Republicans
Particle Berkeley (student magazine)
Young Democrats
Student Civil Liberties Union
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Slate (campus political party)
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
W.E.B. DuBois Club
Young Socialist Alliance, Young People's Socialist League (YPSL)
Independent Socialist Club (ISC)
Women for Peace
Committee for Independent Political Action
May 2d Committee
Students for Fair Housing.
Later groups sending delegates included the Interfaith Council, Democratic Socialist Club, and University Society of Libertarians.

10/14/1964, Daily Californian, FSM Represents Many, Ann Lubar

"However, since FSM's formation, many additional groups have been given representatives on the Executive Council. The following political organizations have two representatives each on the Executive Council: California Council of Republicans, Citizens for Independent Political Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Independent Socialist Club, Students for Fair Housing, Students' Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, W.E.B. DuBois Club, Women for Peace, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, and the Young Socialists' Alliance. In addition, there are seven representatives from the Independent Student Group, an organization of students who do not belong to any political clubs, and three representatives from the Independent Graduate Students, non-affiliated graduate students. The Inter-Faith Council has three representatives on the Executive Council, supposedly one Protestant, one Jewish, and one Catholic, although the FSM press secretary said he was unclear on this point. Also on the Executive Council is Jack Weinberg, the only non-student representative on the Council. He was given a vote because he was arrested, according to an FSM spokesman. Similarly, three of the eight students suspended by the University do not belong to any organizations. Since the other five are representatives of various groups and have votes on the Executive Council, the three were also given votes. There are also two representatives from Particle, an undergraduate science and math organization. The Steering Committee, which currently has nine members, was elected by the Executive Council from among the representatives on the Executive Council. It is the Steering Committee which has been negotiating with the administration."

 

 

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