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~

Catherine_Tactaquin.jpgSTeve_W._(2).jpgjoHN_NICOLS_(2).jpgMaria.jpg

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!

OR

Bacon.jpg  Hayden_2.jpg

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.

DSA Queer Socialists Conference Call

July 27, 2017
· 46 rsvps

Join DSA's Queer Socialists Working Group to discuss possible activities for the group and its proposed structure. 9 pm ET/8 pm CT/7 pm MT/6 pm PT.

 

Film Discussion: Pride

September 10, 2017
· 20 rsvps

Join DSA members Eric Brasure and Brendan Hamill to discuss the British film Pride (2014). It’s 1984, British coal miners are on strike, and a group of gays and lesbians in London bring the queer community together to support the miners in their fight. Based on the true story of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. The film is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon, and iTunes. 8 ET/7 CT/6 MT/5 PT.

Film Discussion: Union Maids

September 24, 2017
· 19 rsvps

 

Join DSA member and labor historian Susan Hirsch in discussing Union Maids (1976). Nominated for an Academy Award, this documentary follows three Chicago labor organizers (Kate Hyndman, Stella Nowicki, and Sylvia Woods) active beginning in the 1930s. The filmmakers were members of the New American Movement (a precursor of DSA), and the late Vicki Starr (aka Stella Nowicki) was a longtime member of Chicago DSA and the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. It’s available free on YouTube, though sound quality is poor. 8ET/7CT/6MT/5PT.