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
Google map and directions

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Starting a Local Chapter from Scratch (9pm Eastern)

October 04, 2016 · 6 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 · 14 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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