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  La Riva, Gloria E.
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AffiliationSocialism and Liberation  
<-  2008-01-01  
 
NameGloria E. La Riva
Address2969 Mission St
San Francisco, California , United States
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Born August 13, 1954 (65 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Mar 24, 2018 02:18pm
Tags Hispanic - Socialist - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - Union Member -
InfoLA RIVA, Gloria E(stella) - labor organizer and typesetter.

Born in Albuquerque NM.

Brandeis University

Candidate for Mayor of San Francisco CA on the Workers World ticket in 1983 and 1991.

Candidate for US Vice President on the Workers World ticket, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000

Candidate for US President on the Workers World ticket, 1992

Co-ordinated 1/19/1991 march of more than 200,000 people in San Francisco. Helped to organize the International War Crimes Tribunal which investigated U.S. actions in the Gulf war.

She has also been active in the fight against MUNI railway fare hikes, Mayor Jordanps Matrix program, city funding for a new stadium for the SF Giants, the anti-choice Operation Rescue and many other local and statewide issues.

In January 1994 La Riva was part of an International Action Center delegation headed by former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark which traveled to the state of Chiapas, Mexico, just ten days after the beginning of the Zapatista uprising. She was one of the first international observers. Since her return she has organized and spoken at public meetings all over the West Coast in support of the Zapatistas.

La Riva has traveled to Cuba several times since 1985. She was the leading organizer of the Medicine for Cuba project in 1992-93, and of the School Supplies for Cuban Children Campaign in 1994. Organized delegation of 25 U.S. students in delivering 250,000 pencils and other supplies to their Cuban counterparts. National spokesperson for U.S.-Cuba Friendshipment Caravans which successfully challenged the U.S. blockade in 1992, 1993 and 1994.

La Riva was honored by the SF Weekly when they picked her as one of "10 Who Mattered" in their 1991 year-end issue honoring prominent San Franciscans. Longtime member of Bay Area Typographical Union Local 21.

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