Chapters

A list of our city, community and campus chapters. To start a chapter in your city or town, email us at info(a)dsausa.org or yds(a)ydsusa.org for your campus.
 
Directory of DSA chapters, organizing committees, and YDS campus chapters.
 
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ALABAMA

Tuscaloosa DSA Organizing Committee
Contact: Douglas Williams, 763/670-6877
Email: drwilliams7@crimson.ua.edu

ALASKA

Alaska DSA
Contact: Richard Farris, 907/699-9170
E-mail: rtfarris_99708(a)yahoo.com

ARKANSAS

Little Rock DSA Organizing Committee 
Contact: Corey Spangler, 501/920-7737
Email: dsaarkansas(a)gmail.com
 
Little Rock Central High School Young Socialists (LRCHYS)
Little Rock Central High School | Little Rock, AR

CALIFORNIA

CA Statewide: Facebook Group
 
Davis Democratic Socialists (DDS)
University of California, Davis | Davis, CA
 
East Bay DSA
Karl Knobler, 510/524-3247
Email: karl.knobler(a)gmail.com
 
Los Angeles County DSA
Contact: Carol Newton, 323/496-6604
Email: carolnewtn(a)gmail.com
 
Sacramento DSA
Contact: Andee Sunderland & Michael Israel
Email: staring.blue(a)gmail.com & mike89(a)hotmail.com
  
Sacramento City College YDS (via Sacramento DSA)
Sacramento City College | Sacramento, CA
Email: dsasacramento@gmail.com
 
San Diego DSA
Contact: Virginia Franco, 619/287-5535
Email: dsasandiego(a)cox.net
 
Ventura College YDS
Ventura College | Ventura, CA

COLORADO

Colorado DSA
Contact: Dave Anderson, 303/449-2511
Email: danderson569(a)gmail.com
 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Metro DC DSA
Contact: Bill Mosley, 202/360-5414 
Email: billmosley(a)comcast.net

GEORGIA

Metro Atlanta DSA
Contact: Milt Tambor, 770/313-4628
Email: mltambor(a)yahoo.com
 
Young Democratic Socialists - UGA
University of Georgia | Athens, GA
Email: ydsuga@gmail.com
 
Young Democratic Socialists at Georgia State University
Georgia State University | Atlanta, GA

ILLINOIS

Chicago DSA
Contact: Chicago DSA Office, 773/384-0327
Email: chiildsa(a)chicagodsa.org

INDIANA

Central Indiana DSA
Contact: Brad Lorton, 317/919-4622
Email: h9socialist(a)gmail.com

KANSAS

Wichita DSA
Contact: Rannfrid Thelle, 316/516-5017
Email: wichitadsa(a)gmail.com

KENTUCKY

Lindsey Wilson Young Democratic Socialists (LWC-YDS)
Lindsey Wilson College | Columbia, KY
Email: lwc.demsocialist@gmail.com

MARYLAND

In the DC Metro area? See the DC area chapter.
 

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston DSA
Contact: Mike Pattberg, 617-982-3033
Email: chair@dsaboston.org

MICHIGAN

Detroit DSA
Contact: David Green, H: 248/855-3169, P: 313/328-1274 
Email: dsagreen(a)aol.com

MINNESOTA

Twin Cities DSA
Contact: Kim William Jones, 641/525-0434
Email: kwj2054(a)gmail.com

MISSOURI

Mizzou Young Democratic Socialists
University of Missouri, Columbia | Columbia, MO

NEW JERSEY

N. New Jersey DSA
Contact: Stanley Sheats, 973/742-3762, W: 973/523-2900x419
Email: ssheats(a)lsnj.org
 
Young Democratic Socialists of WPUNJ
William Paterson University | Wayne, NJ

NEW YORK

New York City DSA
Contact: DSA National, 212/727-8610
Email: nycdsa@gmail.com
 
Ithaca DSA
Contact: Theresa Alt, 607/273-3009
Email: talt(a)igc.org
 
Hamilton Democratic Socialists
Hamilton College | Clinton, NY
Email: hds@hamilton.edu
 
CCNY YDS
City College of New York | New York, NY
Email: ccnyyds@gmail.com
 
Young Democratic Socialists of Hunter College
Hunter College | New York, NY
Email: dsa.hunterchapter@gmail.com
 
St. John's Democratic Socialists
St. John's University | Queens, NY
Email: stjohnsdsa@gmail.com
 
YDS Allendale Columbia School
Allendale Columbia School | Rochester, NY
 
Young Democratic Socialists of Brighton
Brighton High School | Rochester, NY

OHIO

Columbus DSA
Contact: Simone Morgen, 614/288-5738
Email: smorgen(a)juno.com
 
YDS Antwerp High
Antwerp Local High School | Antwerp, OH

OREGON

Portland DSA Organizing Committee
Contact: Rhys Scholes, 503/341/6514
Email: rhysscholes(a)comcast.net

PENNSYLVANIA

Philly DSA
Contact: Elizabeth Henderson, 609/519-1811
Email: phillydsa(a)gmail.com
 
Young Democratic Socialists - Northampton Community College
Northampton Community College | Bethlehem, PA
Email: ydsoflv@gmail.com

RHODE ISLAND

Providence DSA Organizing Committee
Contact: Sean Monahan, 215/480-7205
Email: provdsa(a)gmail.com
 
Brown University YDS (via ProvDSA)
Brown University | Providence, RI

TENNESSEE

Democratic Socialists of Dobyns-Bennett
Dobyns-Bennett High School | Kingsport, TN
 
Memphis DSA Organizing Committee
Contact: Jim Maynard, 901/619-2679
Email: memphisdsa(a)earthlink.net
 
Sewanee Young Democratic Socialists (SYDS)
Sewanee: University of the South | Sewanee, TN
Email: SewaneeYDS@gmail.com

TEXAS

TX Statewide: Facebook Group
 
Austin DSA 
Contact: Danny Fetonte, 512/468-7218 & Alice Embree
Email: dfetonte(a)dsaaustin.org & aembree(a)dsaaustin.org
 
Houston DSA Organizing Committee
Contact: Kenneth Jones, 832-654-1779
Email: dsalocalhouston(a)gmail.com
 
Lamar Democratic Socialists
Lamar University | Beaumont, TX
Email: youngdemocraticsocialists@live.com
 
Y.D.S. UTEP
University of Texas, El Paso | El Paso, TX
Email: ydsutep@gmail.com

VIRGINIA

In the DC Metro area? See the DC area chapter.
 

WASHINGTON

Seattle DSA/Puget Sound Organizing Committee
Contact: Bill Yates, 206/458-2349
Email: seattledsa(a)gmail.com

WISCONSIN

Madison DSA
Contact: Marc Silberman
Email: silberman48(a)gmail.com
 
Start your own chapter: info(a)dsausa.org

Upcoming Events

Ain't Scared of Your Jails

April 08, 2015
conference call - RSVP for call-in information
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47 years ago this April, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while supporting striking Memphis sanitation workers.
 
Please join us this April for Ain't Scared of Your Jails: Lessons for Today from Racial Justice History, a national DSA conference call to discuss non-violent direct action organizing from the 1960s voting rights movement and lessons for anti-police brutality activism today.
 
Who:
Femi Agbabiaka, Chicago DSA, YDS Coordinating Committee
Duane Campbell, Sacramento DSA
Jack Suria Linares, Hamilton College YDS
Maria Svart, DSA National Director
 
What:
Facilitated discussion of the one hour segment “Ain’t Scared of Your Jails: 1960-61” from the Eyes on the Prize documentary series and lessons for racial justice activism today, after remarks from DSAers about their current work.
 
How:
Step 1: Register online to RSVP below and get the conference call information via email;
Step 2: We'll email you a link to watch the 1-hour film online, on your own time, before the call;
Step 3: Call in to the conference call and hear from DSA speakers, then discuss their remarks and the documentary with other DSA members from across the country!

Organized by the DSA Anti-Racism Working Group.
 
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