Claire Reed

Claire Reed, writer and lifelong activist in community and world affairs, was a staff member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) during the 1960s civil rights struggle. In the 1970s she served as aide-de-camp for Congresswoman Bella Abzug, a close loving friend. Currently active on the Board of Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) and working with the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI), Claire Reed continues to write fiction, poetry, and memoir.

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