Join us for our annual summer retreat for a weekend filled with socializing with other young socialists, participate in theory and skills-based workshops, and determine and vote on our national campaigns!
We’re featuring brand new programming for the Summer Conference for new and veteran YDS’ers, along with some Summer Conference classics:
- Bring Your Own Workshop: That’s right, you can now suggest a workshop for the YDS Summer Conference. Share your knowledge and expertise of Socialist Feminism, History of the Labor Movement, Ecosocialism, Democratic Socialism, Social Media Strategies, and more. Suggest a workshop you’d like to speak on today by clicking here; deadline June 21st!
- Workshopping Chapters: Get individual attention for your chapter to assess its development with advice from seasoned organizers on leadership, recruitment, and campaign planning specific to your chapter and community!
- Anti-Oppression Caucuses & Ally Groups: Share your experiences and strategies for combating oppression; each caucus has a respective ally group; caucuses include Self-identified Women’s Caucus, People of Color Caucus, LGBTQ Caucus, & Working Class Caucus.
- Vote for the next Coordinating Committee & Activist Agenda Item: Participate in our democratic election of new leadership for the Coordinating Committee and determine our next national campaign!
- Free Housing & Travel Scholarship Opportunities: We will provide free housing in DC, and if you're traveling we will have an option on the registration page to apply for a travel scholarship to subsidize your travel costs.
RSVP today to keep updated when the Official Registration Page goes live!
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC 20008
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