Rebirth and Renewal and Participatory Democracy in a Multicultural U.S.

Can't attend the full DSA convention? Here are some options for Friday and Saturday nights.

Join~

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John Nichols - Washington correspondent for The Nation and author of The “S” Word, among other books

Catherine Tactaquin - Executive director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Steve Williams - Co-founder and former Executive Director of POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights) and founding member of LeftRoots

for an energizing evening of strategizing how to best build our movement!

Musical performance by Mario de Mira, aka Nomi from Power Struggle

Moderated by Maria Svart - National director of the Democratic Socialists of America

Friday, October 25, 2013

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Humanist Hall

390 27th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

This free public event is part of the DSA national convention. Convention attendees do not need to RSVP. Others may RSVP here.

Bring your copy of The S Word: A Short History of an American Tradition...Socialism to get it signed by John Nichols!

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David Bacon, immigration writer and photojournalist for TruthOut, The Nation, The American Prospect

and

Tom Hayden, veteran of Students for a Democratic Society and former CA state senator

will speak on

Rebuilding Participatory Democracy in a Multicultural U.S.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

6:30 PM Reception

7:00 PM Dinner with comedy by Nato Green

Hilton Garden Inn

1800 Powell St.

Emeryville, CA 94608.

Those attending the DSA national convention do not need to purchase a ticket because it is included in the convention registration price. Tickets may be purchased here.


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Starting a Local Chapter from Scratch (9pm Eastern)

October 04, 2016 · 7 rsvps
Webinar, RSVP required for sign in information

So you are now a member of DSA, but there is no local chapter where you live. You are thinking of starting a local chapter, but you're not quite sure how to do it.

In Starting a Local Chapter from Scratch you will learn:

  • how other locals got started in recent years
  • how to find out who is already a member
  • the importance of a comrade
  • how to recruit new members
  • the importance of a mentor
  • how to become a recognized organizing committee
  • how to become a chartered local
  • what works best to bring new people in.

Join us for our latest organizing training for democratic socialist activists: DSA’s (Virtual) Little Red Schoolhouse.

Instructor:

  • Steve Max, DSA Vice Chair and one of the founders of the legendary community organizing school, The Midwest Academy

Training Details:

  1. Workshops are free for any DSA member in good standing.
  2. You need a computer with good internet access.
  3. Your computer must have preferably headphones or else speakers; you can speak thru a mic or use chat to "speak".
  4. If you have questions, contact Theresa Alt talt@igc.org 607-280-7649.
  5. If you have very technical questions, contact Tony Schmitt schmittaj@gmail.com 608-355-6568.
  6. You can participate in every webinar or just attend once in a while.
  7. Workshops will generally be on weekends or evenings.
  8. Participation requires that you register at least 45 hours in advance -- by midnight Sunday for Tuesday's webinar.

NOTE: This training is scheduled for 9:00pm Eastern Time (8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific, 5pm Alaska, 3 pm Hawaii).

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DSA New Member Orientation Call

October 19, 2016 · 17 rsvps
DSA New Member Orientation

You've joined DSA - Great. Now register for this New Member Orientation call and find out more about our politics and our vision.  And, most importantly, how you can become involved.  8 PM ET; 7 PM CT; 6 PM MT; 5 PM PT.

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