Authors: Dustin G, Victoria F, Syne S, Olivia H, Kilynn L, Jonah G
Cosponsors: Mary M, Elliott B, Melissa N, Alex N, Carly R, Scott J, Jason L, BrittanyQ, Rhianna D, Katie R, Ann W, Joanna W, Jeremy W, Jack M, Heather F, Tom D, Kofi B,David S, Matthew R, Briana L, Hadass S
Whereas, Bernie Sanders has proven that he remains the only candidate committed to carrying out apolitical program that benefits the working class majority including, but not limited to, establishing areal Medicare for All single-payer system, granting free university tuition and student debt cancellation,providing free childcare for working families, a Green New Deal with a massive jobs program, ahousing plan to establish a right to safe, decent housing, and an end to the immense power of moneyin our political system; and
Whereas, Sanders has proven through his campaign, based on small-donor dollars and massmobilization of supporters, that he is the only candidate capable of not only beating President Trumpin a general election but of reorganizing politics around the needs and demands of the many and notthe greed and interests of the monied few; and,
Whereas, Sanders can only win this election if millions of working-class voters are mobilized to voteand organized beyond the ballot box;
Therefore be it resolved, that Philly DSA and its members pledge to fulfill our promise of knocking200,000 doors before Pennsylvania’s April 28th 2020 primary election; and,
Be it further resolved, that Philly DSA members pledge to individually commit to any combination ofthe following:1. Knocking 250 doors for Sanders2. Attending 3 DSA sponsored Sanders canvasses by February3. Hosting 1 canvass for Sanders4. Hosting fundraising house parties for Sanders5. 10 hours of phone banking Sanders supporters and undecided voters6. Bringing 2 co-workers/neighbors/non-DSA members to Sanders canvasses in the next twomonths; and,
Be it further resolved, that Philly DSA will encourage members to travel to nearby counties andstates to assist in Bernie organizing where needed and to communicate and coordinate with otherDSA chapters and members doing Bernie primary work; and,
Be it finally resolved, that Philly DSA will encourage Democratic Socialist elected officials and otherprogressives in Pennsylvania to publicly endorse Sanders in the Democratic Primary.
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