News and updates

DSA SF’s Justice Committee Distributes Hand Sanitizer to SF Jails In Response to City’s Inaction

On Saturday, March 28, members of DSA SF’s Justice Committee dropped off 900 bottles of hand sanitizer for people being held in San Francisco’s jails in an effort to address the city’s failure to release more people amid the COVID-19...

April 3, 2020

DSA Demands COVID-19 Response That Places People Over Profit

The Democratic Socialists of America and its chapters are demanding a people-centered response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed many flaws in the United States’ emergency response systems and the healthcare industry at large.  As noted by our local...

March 18, 2020

Elections Are Only the Start— Join DSA SF Today!

Yesterday’s primary confirms that San Francisco’s working-class and young voters are ready to embrace the bold democratic socialist vision that candidates like Bernie Sanders, Shahid Buttar, and Jackie Fielder are putting forward. But the primaries are only one part of...

March 4, 2020

VOTE on TUESDAY: Why it matters

Trump may not be on the ballot for removal this Tuesday, but that does not make the election any less important. Primaries matter for national offices, such as the President, and other state and federal races as well. The positions...

March 1, 2020

DSA SF Endorses Jackie Fielder for State Senate

On Wednesday, January 22nd, DSA SF voted to endorse Jackie Fielder for State Senate. Jackie is a longtime DSA SF member and managed our chapter-endorsed and successful No on H campaign, which defeated a dangerous use-of-force policy by the Police...

January 29, 2020

DSA SF Urges Comrades To Support Police Shooting Victim Jamaica Hampton at 12/17 Town Hall

DSA SF is calling all comrades and community partners to attend the Tuesday, December 17 town hall being held by the San Francisco Police Department. Comrades should arrive by 6PM at César Chávez Elementary School (825 Shotwell St.) in order...

December 13, 2019

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