Randy Shannon

Randy Shannon is an activist in electoral politics, labor, civil rights, peace, and environmental causes in western Pennsylvania. He is on the Board of Directors of Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) and was an elected delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2016 pledged to Bernie Sanders. He is also a member of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and a founder of CCDS. He started as an anti-war and civil rights campus activist in the South in the mid-1960s, withdrawing from Duke University in 1968 to become an organizer for the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC).