Register for the Convention

Register here for the DSA 2013 convention. Need more information? Click here.

Use the registration information below to determine your registration rate. Registration covers all materials as well as coffee breaks and a Saturday banquet dinner. All delegates (but not alternate delegates nor observers) will also responsible for paying a travel share to help equalize the cost of attendance. Travel share is calculated during the convention.

Delegate, Alternate Delegate, or Observer Registration Fee: $195

Registration Fee + DSA T-Shirt: $215 (see tshirts)

Each person must purchase a ticket separately. DO NOT purchase two tickets at once or the second person will not appear in our records.

You will receive an RSVP email shortly after you pay here, with a link to fill out the rest of your registration information. Your registration will not be complete until you fill out the second form. Email info (at) dsausa.org if you do not receive a follow-up email immediately.

If you must pay by check, it must arrive by October 10th at 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 702, New York, NY 10038, with "convention registration" in the memo line and your address, phone and email enclosed in a note or on the check.

WHEN
October 25, 2013 at 9am - October 28, 2013
WHERE
Hilton Garden Inn
1800 Powell St
Emeryville, CA 94608
United States
Google map and directions

Will you come?

$215.00 Delegate, Alternate Delegate, or Observer WITH TSHIRT
Registration plus a DSA tshirt.

$195.00 Delegate, Alternate Delegate, or Observer (no t-shirt)
Basic registration (same price for 1, 2 or 3 days of convention).

Introduction to Democratic Socialism

February 27, 2017
· 8 rsvps

Join Rahel Biru, NYC DSA co-chair, and Sean Monahan, Providence DSA and National Political Committee member, on this webinar for an overview of what we in Democratic Socialists of America mean when we talk about "socialism," "capitalism" and the goals of the socialist movement.  9 PM ET; 8 PM CT; 7 PM MT; 6 PM PT.

  1. This webinar is free for any DSA member in good standing.
  2. You need a computer with good internet access.
  3. Your computer must have headphones (preferred) or speakers; you can speak thru a mic or use chat to "speak".
  4. If you have questions, contact Sean Monahan, sean.yds@gmail.com.
  5. If you have technical questions, contact Tony Schmitt, schmittaj@gmail.com, 608-355-6568.

DSA New Member Orientation Call

March 02, 2017
· 28 rsvps

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.

What Is DSA? Training Call

March 07, 2017
· 66 rsvps

If you're a new DSAer, have been on a new member call, but still have questions about DSA's core values/strategy/core work and how to express these ideas in an accessible way to the media, as well as to friends, family and others who might be interested in joining DSA, this call is for you. 

We will talk through the basics of DSA's political orientation and strategy for moving toward democratic socialism, and also have call participants practice discussing these issues with each other. By the end of the call you should feel much more comfortable thinking about and expressing what DSA does and what makes our organization/strategy unique. 8 pm ET; 7 pm CT; 6 pm MT; 5 pm PT. 70 minutes.

Feminist Working Group

March 07, 2017
· 41 rsvps

People of all genders are welcome to join this call to discuss DSA's work on women's and LGBTQ issues, especially in light of the new political reality that we face after the elections.  9 pm ET; 8 pm CT; 7 pm MT; 6 pm PT.

LGBT Activism: A Brief History with Thoughts about the Future

April 01, 2017
· 20 rsvps

Historian John D'Emilio's presentation will do 3 things: Provide a brief explanation of how sexual and gender identities have emerged; provide an overview of the progression of LGBT activism since its origins in the 1950s, highlighting key moments of change; and, finally, suggest what issues, from a democratic socialist perspective, deserve prioritizing now. John co-authored Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America, which was quoted by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in the 2003 Lawrence v. Texas decision that ruled state sodomy laws unconstitutional. 1 pm ET; 12 pm CT; 11 am MT; 10 am PT.

  1. This webinar is free for any DSA member in good standing.
  2. You need a computer with good internet access.
  3. Your computer must have headphones (preferred) or speakers; you can speak thru a mic or use chat to "speak".
  4. If you have questions, contact Peg Strobel, peg.strobel@sbcglobal.net.
  5. If you have technical questions, contact Tony Schmitt, schmittaj@gmail.com, 608-355-6568.