New York Needs Bernie

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Let's celebrate and build the grassroots volunteer campaign bringing the political revolution to New York and the country!

RSVP from this page is required to reserve yourself a spot at the rally.

Special Guest: Jim Hightower

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Jim Hightower, one of the most prominent progressive voices in our country, was twice elected Agriculture Commissioner of Texas; National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, Jim Hightower has spent four decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Other confirmed speakers:

Carmen Hulbert, Co-founder of Latinos for Bernie and a retired member of Communication Workers of America (CWA--Newspaper Guild)

Maria Svart, National Director of Democratic Socialists of America

Jerome Thompson, a Communication Workers of America member fired by Cablevision because of his union activity and who is currently working as a CWA organizer. He is also a member of African-Americans for Bernie.

 

Co-sponsors:

NYC Democratic Socialists of America, The People for Bernie Sanders 2016, New York Labor for Bernie, Brooklyn for Bernie Sanders, The Bronx for Bernie Sanders, Left Labor Project, Manhattan for Bernie Sanders, Queens for Bernie Sanders, Staten Island for Bernie Sanders

Labor donated.

We expect a full house and urge you to RSVP promptly.

Paid for by Democratic Socialists of America (www.dsausa.org) Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. 
WHEN
October 21, 2015 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
SEIU 1199 Auditorium
310 W 43rd St
Auditorium
New York, NY 10036
United States
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Will you come?








Feminist Working Group

December 14, 2016
· 48 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 election.  9 pm ET; 8 pm CT; 7 pm MT; 6 pm PT.

DSA Webinar: Turning Members into Leaders

December 28, 2016
· 17 rsvps

Are you starting a new group? Or have you been doing most of the work for your longtime group? Has it been hard to keep new people involved or get them to take responsibility? But suddenly everybody wants to jump in at the same time! Learn how to mentor new leaders and make sure they have all the information and tools they need to succeed.

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

NOTE: This training is at 9:00pm Eastern (8:00pm Central, 7:00pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific). Please RSVP.

Instructor:

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

In Leadership Development you will learn:

The proven steps to developing the leadership skills and commitment of more members:

  • identifying potential leaders
  • recognizing what each one brings to the group
  • asking people to volunteer
  • giving them specific tasks
  • supporting them in their efforts
  • creating opportunities for new leadership
  • following up.

Training Details

  • This workshop is for local leaders who will lead campaigns in their chapters.
  • If you have a computer with microphone, speakers and good internet access, you can join via internet for free.
  • If you have questions, contact Theresa Alt talt@igc.org 607-280-7649.
  • If you think you can't do it by computer, contact Tony Schmitt schmittaj@gmail.com 608-355-6568.
  • You can participate in every workshop or just attend once in a while.
  • Workshops will generally be on a weekends or evenings.
  • Participation requires that you register at least 45 hours in advance -- by midnight Monday.

DSA New Member Orientation Call

January 19, 2017
· 46 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.  8:30 PM ET; 7:30 PM CT; 6:30 PM MT; 5:30 PM PT.

Film Discussion: The Price We Pay

January 30, 2017
· 10 rsvps
The Price We Pay blows the lid off the dirty world of corporate malfeasance — the dark history and dire present-day reality of big-business tax avoidance, tax havens - and what we need to do to stop this.  DSA member Bill Barclay, who has a cameo role in the film, will facilitate the discussion.

Full film available on Vimeo.