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DSA SF Ecosocialist Committee to Pressure SF Board of Supervisors to Phase Out Gas in New Buildings

San Francisco is considering legislation which will disincentivize gas infrastructure in new building developments. At stake are at least 72,000 new residential units and numerous commercial buildings. This legislation follows similar “reach codes” adopted by San Jose and other Bay...

December 7, 2019

DSA SF to Support Bernie Sanders Campaign

During  the General Meeting on November 20th, DSA SF passed the resolution to work on the Bernie 2020 primary campaign. DSA SF will coordinate with the local Bernie 2020 campaign to support him leading up to the March 3, 2020...

November 27, 2019

DSA SF Carries Dean Preston to Victory in D5 Race

After several days of counting votes and waiting for a concession in a close race, DSA SF member Dean Preston will officially become District 5’s next Supervisor.  Preston, nicknamed “Extreme Dean” by his opposition, will join the Board of Supervisors...

November 15, 2019

DSA SF Endorses Shahid Buttar for CA-12 Congressional Seat

On Wednesday, October 23rd, DSA SF voted to endorse Shahid Buttar for Congress. Shahid, an active member of DSA SF, will challenge Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for CA-12 district in the “jungle primary” on March 3, 2020. In...

November 2, 2019

DSASF EcoSocialists Vocal In Call for No PG&E Bailout

On Tuesday, October 22, members of DSASF’s EcoSocialist committee gathered at the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) offices in San Francisco. Members, who were there with the Utility Justice Campaign, rallied not only to criticize PG&E’s shutoffs, but also to...

October 26, 2019

Join DSA SF on 10/18 at the No New SF Jail hearing

As part of the No New SF Jail Coalition, DSA SF will be sending a delegation of members to observe the hearing about the future of the 850 Bryant county jail on Friday, October 18th at City Hall Legislative Chamber,...

October 15, 2019

DSA SF to distribute survival kits to unhoused individuals

Members of the San Francisco chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA-SF) will be doing a survival kit distribution to unhoused neighbors this Sunday, October 6 from 3pm to 6pm, beginning at our headquarters at 350 Alabama St #9,...

October 4, 2019

The Global Climate Strike is upon us!

The Global Climate Strike upon us! Join us on Friday September 20th as a contingent in the Global Youth Climate March. It’s no longer enough to wait for our politicians to act. As Greta Thunberg told Congress on Tuesday: “you’re...

September 18, 2019

Labor Day: A Reminder of Strength in Union

Nothing is more important to the public weal than that the nobility of labor be maintained. -Lawrence McGann (D-IL), who sat on the Committee on Labor, argued for Labor Day in a Congressional report submitted on May 15, 1894 Labor...

September 3, 2019

DSA SF Joins the No New SF Jail Coalition

DSA SF voted unanimously at the August general meeting to join the No New SF Jail Coalition. The coalition is a partnership between a growing number of activist and political organizations to permanently close the jail at 850 Bryant, which...

August 17, 2019