Chicago-Alexandra Sister Community Project Minutes

by Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa
Chicago, Illinois, United States
March 15, 1992
2 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: PRESENT • I. CORRESPONDENCE/RESPONSE • A. Basil Clunie will respond to the Institute for Policy Studies survey • B. The project decided to decline offer for assistance from CPA's for the Public Interest • C. TransAfrica has requested a speaker for May 23 at Malcolm X College on the topic of the Alex Accord • D. In response to a letter from V. Beecher • E. We have received a 3 page outline for partnership of US and SA schools • F. We received a letter from the US-SA Sister Community Project •  II. COMMITTEE REPORTS • A. MEDIA • B. HEALTH • C. EDUCATION • D. HOUSING • III. POLITICAL CAMPAIGN • A. CONSULATE MEETING • B. CANDLELIGHT VIGIL • IV. SOWETO DAY WALKATHON • V. LEADERSHIP • VI. ANNOUNCEMENTS • Minutes of the Chicago-Alexandra Sister Community Project meeting on March 1, 1992. The minutes say present were Basil Clunie, Kay Burnett, Selena Derry, Joan Gerig, Carol Thompson, Sophie Makhadu, and Connie Hall. The minutes say we have received more detailed information about the Hospital project; the ACO has discussed US aid for the hospital with Bill Swain, U.S. Ambassador to SA in Pretoria; Joan will contact Senator Simon’s aide Dunn who is going to SA in April to see if she can visit Alex and discuss this funding. The minutes say we have received additional information on the Jama children left fatherless by the violence in Alex; we have already sent $100 to help with their education expenses and have about $150 more to send. The minutes say the South African Network of Chicago Churches (SANCC) leg by Don Benedict is pulling together a delegation for the 3/23 meeting wit the South African consulate. The minutes say CCISSA, SANNC and ILNAA are co-sponsoring a vigil to raise the issue of violence in South Africa. The minutes discuss Ruth First, computer software manuals, D. Fleming, Chris and Laurie (sister community staff in SA), WOA (Washington Office on Africa), Chris Benner, the Lands Rights Conference, press contacts, women church leaders, Yvonne Delk, Willie Barrows, CCISSA (Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa), ILNAA (Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid), the Alex Womens League, the Christian Council of Mozambique, Kathy Devine, the Sister Community Project, Michael Freedberg, Church World Service,, SAISCO, John Madison, Oakton College, Quinn Metzger, LaSalle St. Church, Kennedy legislation regarding Development aid for the hospital, hospital work in Soweto, and Synapses.
Used by permission of former members of the Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa.
Collection: Kathleen M. Devine papers