Communist Youth League (Zhōngguó Gòngchǎnzhǔyì Qīngniántuán 中国共产主义青年团)|Zhōngguó Gòngchǎnzhǔyì Qīngniántuán 中国共产主义青年团 (Communist Youth League)
Young Pioneers look and learn from the paintings in the People’s Art Exhibition Commemorating the Thirtieth Anniversary of Chairman Mao’s Yenan “Talks on Art and Literature,” Beijing, 1972. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.
Established in the 1920s, the Youth League has been the training ground for the Chinese Communist Party for the last eighty years. With over 86 million members, it has been a route since the 1980s for leaders to