Executive Board MINUTES

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after November 12, 1962 and before the next Executive Board meeting
4 pages
Contents: Attendance • 2. Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Scholarships for a student from an African country still under colonial domination • 3. Reports • (a) George Houser will circulate a report • (b) Literature • (c) Emergency Relief to Angola (ERA) • (d) Office Space • (e) Africa Defense and Aid Fund • (f) Union Contract • 4. Plans for December 10, Human Rights Day • 5. American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa - Relation of ACOA to Post-Conference Organization • 6. Budget, 1963 • 7. Tax Exemption for African Defense and Aid Fund • 8. African Issues at the UN • 9. 1963, 10th Anniversary Plans for ACOA • 10. Elections and ACOA National Committee • The minutes mention Peter Weiss, picket lines at the South African consulate, Collin Gonze, the position paper "South African Crisis and United States Policy," South West Africa, Dr. Ian Gilchrist, medical supplies, new ACOA office location at 211 East 43rd Street, refugees in Africa, petitioners to the United Nations, the Appeal for Action Against Apartheid, trade unions, church groups, picketing at a distributor or a restaurant featuring South African rock lobster and at a company with large investments in South Africa, need for a leaflet on American economic involvement in South Africa, an ongoing campaign on sanctions, Hope Stevens, U.S. foreign policy, Daniel Bernstein, the very serious financial situation, Adrian DeWind, the Steering Committee, AFRICA TODAY, Winifred Courtney, Stanley Levinson, Frank Montero, John Murra, Bayard Rustin, Adelaide Schulkind, Hugh Smythe, Debby Kallen, Catherine Raymond, and James Robinson. 
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections