Convention 2021

When

June 26, 2021 at 12pm - June 27, 2021

Where

Virtual

The Local Convention will take place virtually over Zoom on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27. 

To confirm you will be credentialed to vote, RSVP below with the email you use for your DSA Membership! 

If you cannot attend the Convention but you'd like to participate, you should still RSVP to verify your ability to vote, and you'll receive instructions about requesting an absentee ballot to vote for the Steering Committee.


After you RSVP, you will receive an email within ten minutes with information on your eligibility to vote during the Convention. If you believe a mistake has been made in your eligibility, please email [email protected]m to appeal.

Important Appeal Deadlines

  • The deadline for appealing in-person virtual eligibility is June 26 before the start of Convention business.
  • The deadline for appealing an Absentee Ballot request is June 25 at 11:30AM.

Draft Agenda

All voting will take place on Sunday. Saturday's agenda will be scheduled for about 2.5 hours, Sunday's for 4 hours.

Saturday, June 26, 12pm

  • Welcome and virtual introductions (5 min)
  • Guest speaker: president of DC Local 33 Ernest Garrett (20 min) 
  • Chapter recognitions of partners, allies, labor leaders, politicians (30 min)
  • Report of outgoing SC and Treasurer’s report (20 min)
  • Break (10 min)
  • Member workshop (up to 45 min)
  • Reminder/instructions for the following day and conclusion (10 min)
  • Adjourn
  • Member socials: in-person and virtual options (more details to come)

Sunday, June 27, 12pm-4pm

  • Welcome and virtual instructions (5 min)
  • Steering Committee Candidate presentations (60 min)
  • Long break (30 min)
  • Priorities and platforms (90 min)
  • Short break (10 min)
  • New business (30 min)
  • Conclusion (5 min)

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