Cornel West, DSA Honorary Chair

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DSA is the major organization on the American left with an all embracing moral vision, systematic social analysis, and political praxis rooted in the quest for radical democracy, social freedom, and individual liberties.

—Cornel West

Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual, author of Race Matters, Democracy Matters, and his new memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, as well as numerous other books he has written or edited. He has taught at Princeton University, Union Theological seminary, Yale University, Harvard University, and the University of Paris. He appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show, Colbert Report, CNN and C-Span as well as on Tavis Smiley’s PBS TV Show. He can be heard weekly on Tavis Smiley’s PRI radio program.


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commented 2016-07-16 20:55:41 -0400 · Flag
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commented 2015-11-02 19:00:56 -0500 · Flag
A very well respected man. Cornel West is a person of vision. Willing to reach out to any person who is willing to work for revolutionary change in this country and around the world.
commented 2015-11-02 18:58:50 -0500 · Flag
Really do respect this brother. Very broad minded. Willing to reach to anybody who is willing to offer revolutionary change in this country and the world.

Starting a Local Chapter from Scratch (9pm Eastern)

October 04, 2016 · 11 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 · 25 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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