The process to elect a new chapter Vice Chair is underway! We have two excellent candidates in the running, and you can review their candidate statements now.
The process to elect a new chapter Vice Chair is underway! We have two excellent candidates in the running, and you can review their candidate statements now. Voting will open after our General Meeting, which is just around the corner on February 27. All the information you’ll need can be found here; don’t forget to RSVP ahead of time so you’ll get the Zoom link.
This evening, you can join Socialism 101 at 7pm to learn about the Paris Commune and our new Medicare for All campaign at 7:30pm to develop a strategy to win universal health care. We hope to see you there! Read on and start planning your week ahead with Philly DSA. 🤓🌹
On the calendarUnless otherwise specified, all events are held via Zoom.
February New Member Meeting, February 19 at 3pmCome learn about the various ways to get involved in our chapter!
Canvass for Paul Prescod, February 20 at 1pm, Wharton Square ParkCanvass for our endorsed candidate, Paul Prescod for State Senate in the 8th District! Masks are required and if you’re feeling sick, please stay home. 📋
Political Education February Meeting, February 20 at 6pmJoin us to plan discussions, panels, reading groups, and more.
Housing Committee Virtual Porch Hang, February 21 at 6:30pmUse this virtual meeting time to talk about Housing campaigns and get some work done.
Electoral Committee Open Meeting, February 22 at 6pmHear from candidates for State House seeking endorsement, including Rick Krajewski and Liz Fiedler. We'll also discuss our support for State Senate candidate Paul Prescod.
Member Engagement Committee Meeting, February 23 at 6pmJoin to help welcome new members and plan chapter social events. 👋
Night School: What is Democratic Socialism? February 23 at 7pmDiscuss the history of democratic socialism and DSA’s mission.
Movie Night: Judas and the Black Messiah, February 24 at 7pm, Kung Fu NecktieJoin us for a screening of Shaka King’s 2021 film and a subsequent discussion.
QUIZZO Trivia Night - Electoral Fundraiser, February 24 at 7pmCome with a group of up to 5 or let us find you a team for this night of fun-raising!
View the full calendar.
Updates from the branches
BuxMont DSABucks Cancel Lunch Debt Coalition Meeting, February 21 at 7pmDiscuss ending the lunch debt crisis by eliminating current debt and passing legislation to provide free meals to all students.
Anti-Privatization Canvass, February 22 at 2pmAlert neighbors of Aqua PA’s plans to purchase new sewer systems in the area. 🛑
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This week in unions
To get involved: If you’re interested in supporting workers who want to organize, organizing your workplace, supporting workers and unions taking collective action, or in building relationships with rank and file union members and leaders, email [email protected].
“Each of us must find our work and do it. Militancy no longer means guns at high noon, if it ever did. It means actively working for change, sometimes in the absence of any surety that change is coming.” - Audre Lorde
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