Participate in Our Annual Chapter Convention this Weekend! This coming weekend, June 12 & 13 from 12:00-4:00 p.m., we will be holding our annual chapter convention! On Saturday, we’ll discuss and debate priorities for the coming year and consider amendments to our chapter’s bylaws. Priorities resolutions advanced by the membership will go up for a ranked-choice vote between the two days of convention via email, to determine which three resolutions will be adopted. On Sunday, we’ll consider a few resolutions and elect leaders to guide the chapter and represent us at the National Convention in August. Register for the convention here. Join DSA Today!
Green Sunday: United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: June 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm EVENT United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and what you can do about it) *** With Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff *** The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it? Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82620271999?pwd=S3ZwUklteGI5YjJsMEtMSnJXRzU3UT09 Meeting ID: 826 2027 1999 Passcode: 2020 It’s no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few,… Continue reading →
Important Single Payer Health Care Actions! The long-standing inequities and preventable deaths, especially affecting Black and Brown communities during the COVID pandemic, and the skyrocketing costs of healthcare, have ignited a fierce urgency to guarantee quality, cost-effective healthcare to all who live in the Golden State. To accomplish that requires leadership from the Governor Newsom. Governor Newsom needs to engage in negotiations with the Biden Administration to secure the federal funding and support necessary to implement single-payer, Medicare-for-All-type reform in California. These resources must be obtained through a “waiver” from the federal Department of Health and Human Services. Only the… Continue reading →
Join us on our Monday Night Organize to Win Call featuring US Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, on our strategy to get progressive priorities passed in Congress; newly-elected San Antonio City Councilor Teri Castillo on turning Texas blue; and West Virginia union leader Joe Gouzd on our campaign to hold Joe Manchin accountable! DON’T MISS MONDAY! SIGN-UP HERE.
San Francisco Supervisors vote Tuesday In other California news, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is meeting this Tuesday, June 15, to vote on the Reinvest in SF Ordinance, which will establish a San Francisco Reinvestment Working Group that will “submit business and governance plans for a non-depository Municipal Finance Corporation and for a Public Bank.” The Government Audit and Oversight (GAO) Committee unanimously passed the ordinance on June 3. The Municipal Finance Corporation is being established as a prelude to a chartered public bank. Sign up to comment, support. [read agenda]
Amazon is a prime driver of the labor crisis harming American workers and their local communities — between their starvation wages and worker suppression, Amazon is ravaging our cities and regions and is causing mass income inequality which will affect generations to come. You’re invited to join Our Revolution for a virtual discussion with Alec MacGillis, author of Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America, an expose of Amazon’s impacts on our country’s regional inequality and how corporate greed is shredding the fabric of our nation. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 15th at 8 p.m. ET and you won’t want… Continue reading →
Neighborhood Outreach to Renters in the Fillmore Interested in tenant organizing? Join Neighbors United for our weekly phonebank, Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. We’ll be calling tenants in the Fillmore to let them know about their rights, and how to access rent relief. On June 30th at 6:00 p.m. in Jefferson Square Park, we’ll be hosting a tenant’s rights bootcamp. Want to become more involved on a regular basis? Join our weekly meeting on Sundays at 12:00 p.m.
Public Bank of the East Bay Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: May 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Repeats WHERE: ONLINE, VIA ‘ZOOM’ MEETING We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and we’ll see you online at 6:30. Donate to keep us moving forward It is the mission of Public Bank East… Continue reading →