The People's Summit is a unique opportunity for DSA members to join allies in building social movement infrastructure for the long-term. We'll be joining National Nurses United, United Students Association, Food and Water Watch, People's Action, People for Bernie, and many more in Chicago from June 9th - 11th. Check out the event on Facebook, too.
We'll have a DSA Pre-Conference and Training on Friday June 9th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to improve your organizing skills and to meet other DSA members from across the country!
Friday, June 9th, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, June 9th (evening)
People's Summit begins with workshops and entertainment
Saturday, June 10th
People's Summit workshops, plenaries and entertainment
Sunday, June 11th
People's Summit events in the morning, DSA members travel home in the evening
Registration - Deadline May 1
The registration form has four parts:
- the registration for attending the People's Summit as a DSA member,
- the registration for attending the DSA Member Pre-Conference and Training during the day on Friday June 9th,
- the housing application, and
- the application to be on the DSA Host Committee for the Event.
The People's Summit will also send you a separate registration form later this month. Their registration fee for the event will be sliding scale between $20 - $45, but no DSA member will be turned away for lack of funds.
If you plan to attend, please sign up by May 1st.
Housing Subsidy Application
Please note, we have very limited free housing and can subsidize some dorm rooms.
Childcare Subsidy Application
We do not provide on-site care. This is a limited scholarship to cover childcare back home.
Getting to the People's Summit Site
McCormick Place, which is located on 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616, is the site of the People's Summit.
McCormick Place provides excellent directions on how to get there by motor vehicle and public transportation.
The venue is 1.25 hrs from Chicago O'Hare International Airport either by driving or public transportation. The closest L lines (the subway system) are the Green line's Cermak McCormick Place station and the the Red Lines's Cermak Chinatown station. Check out the Chicago Transit Authority's website to helpful tips on getting around.