Can Paul Prescod beat a billionaire-funded, 24-year incumbent to become the next State Senator in the 8th district? The answer is, in part, up to us.
GM UPDATE: If you are a member in good standing, you should have received a “May General Meeting Important Links” email this week. It includes everything you need to participate on Saturday. Can’t find it? 🧐 Check your spam folder. If it’s still missing, please email [email protected]! If you haven’t RSVPd, please do so ASAP using this link — knowing how many people will attend is super important for planning purposes. See you on Saturday!
Paul doesn’t have billionaire backers (nor does he want them)! But he has had hundreds of people — including dozens of Philly DSA members — knocking doors and talking to voters about a vision for a city that fully funds its public schools, makes healthcare a human right, and puts power in the hands of the working class.
To achieve that vision, we need all hands on deck right now. The primary is just 12 days away, and every door we knock in this critical moment brings us closer to victory. We have canvasses scheduled on Saturday, May 7 right after our GM, Sunday, May 8, Tuesday, May 10, Wednesday, May 11, and GOTV shifts on Election Day. If every person reading this email signs up for one canvass shift, we’ll win this thing. So don’t wait – take the time to sign up now!
🎶 We're heading for Harrisburg, and still we stand tall...🎶
On the calendarUnless otherwise specified, all events are held via Zoom.
General Meeting, May 7 at noon, First Unitarian Church OR remotePlease join us for our May GM, where you’ll have the opportunity to:
Labor Branch Meeting, May 8 at noonJoin our monthly members' meeting for the Labor Branch.
Political Education Committee Meeting, May 8 at 7pmJoin us to discuss current programming, in-person events, and future plans.
Green New Deal for Philly Public Schools Campaign Meeting, May 10 at 6:30pmJoin our campaign to fund a master plan to reconstruct Philadelphia’s crumbling public schools and create a safe and modern school in every neighborhood.
Member Engagement Committee Meeting, May 11 at 6pmJoin us for a discussion on the role of internal organizing in building a sustainable movement and on the committee's priorities for the coming months.
Marxism Reading Group: Marxist Ecology, May 11 at 7pmSession readings coming soon!
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Updates from the branches
BuxMont Political Education Planning Meeting, May 11 at 7pmCome help plan the future of BuxMont DSA’s political education sessions!
Delco DSA General Meeting, May 18 at 7pmJoin fellow members to discuss campaigns and chapter business. All are welcome.
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To get involved: If you’re interested in organizing your workplace, supporting workers who want to take collective action, or in building relationships with rank and file union members, email [email protected].
“Si no hay justicia para el pueblo que no haya paz para el gobierno.” ("If there's no justice for the people may there be no peace for the government.”) - Emiliano Zapata
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