Cornel West, DSA Honorary Chair


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.

Talking About Socialism Webinar

March 25, 2018

This training is at 7:00 pm ET, 6:00 pm CT, 5:00 pm MT, 4:00 pm PT

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Join Steve Max, a founder of the legendary community organizing school, the Midwest Academy, to practice talking about socialism in plain language. Create your own short rap. Use your personal experience and story to explain democratic socialism. Prepare for those conversations about socialism that happen when you table or canvass. This workshop is for those who have already had an introduction to democratic socialism, whether from DSA's webinar or from other sources. Questions? Contact Theresa Alt <> 607-280-7649.

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NEC Training on Field Operations

March 28, 2018

8pm ET/7pm CT/ 6pm MT/5pm PST

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DSA NEC Training Committee members Jasmin Oppenheimer and Tootie Welker will discuss how to run field operations over the course of an electoral campaign.

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New Member Call

April 08, 2018

8pm ET/7 CT/6 MT/5 PT

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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.

Questions or Comments? Contact: 
Barbara Joye

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