Norma Becker


Norma Becker born Bronx, NY February 18, 1930 (d. 2006). Teacher and protest leader. Founded the anti-Vietnam War protest group, the Fifth Avenue Peace Parade, 1965; founded the anti-nuclear organization Mobilization for Survival, 1977. Chairperson of War Resisters League, 1977-83.


The peace movement must be a mass movement embracing women with widely differing viewpoints on every conceivable issue. . . 'Unity in diversity' is not only possible, but desirable.” (WRL Calendar, 1986; photo