3 Strikes for Youth - A National Campaign

New York: Progressive Youth Organizing Committee. Ten, corner-stapled, mimeographed sheets printed rectos only. Scarce document grouping from the Communist Party-sponsored youth group outlining a proposed National Youth Act, which sought to address the needs of America's youth - and particularly Negro youth - regarding education, jobs, integrated recreational facilities, etc. Includes a two page, 'Why a Campaign for a National Youth Act'; a two page 'Petition for a National Youth Act to provide economic security and welfare measures for youth and students', including possible solutions; a two page 'Campaign for a National Youth Act - National Plan'; and a three page 'Campaign for a National Youth Act & to Win Local Welfare Needs of Youth - A Sample Local Plan'. The Progressive Youth Organizing Committee was founded at a youth convention in Chicago in 1960 as the Communist Party's attempt to build a national youth organization. By 1964 the PWOC had been transformed into the W.E.B. Du Bois Clubs of America. Some light wear and browning to sheets with one small piece missing from bottom corner. We find one copy in WorldCat at Emory. Item #05049

Price: $150.00