News and updates

2017: A Year In Review

Our chapter was started by a group of friends in the fall of 2016. They imagined they’d have a small discussion group that met once a month. Then the general election happened. The Democratic Socialists of America San Francisco chapter...

December 27, 2017

Stop the #GOPTaxScam March

Trump and the GOP’s tax bill is the latest and most brutal attack on working people and the middle class. Bernie Sanders rightly characterized it as an act of ‘class war’. The plan will cut the corporate tax rate from...

December 20, 2017

DSA SF Calls for Day of Action Against GOP Tax Scam

Comrades, Last week, at the end of the disastrous first year of the Trump presidency, the GOP’s long-waged war on the poor reached its most egregious stage yet, exposing their ruthless agenda to millions of Americans. Capitalism, and the violence...

December 10, 2017

SF Right To Counsel Ballot Measure Kickoff

A coalition of tenant groups, neighborhood leaders, and senior advocates gathered on December 2nd  at the San Francisco Tenants Union to kick off the SF Right To Counsel Ballot Measure signature gathering. We’re working towards putting an historic initiative on...

December 3, 2017

DSA SF makes early endorsements for June 2018 elections

  On November 18, 2017, the San Francisco Democratic Socialists of America (DSA SF) gathered in a special meeting to consider early electoral endorsements for the June 5, 2018 elections. The chapter voted overwhelmingly to endorse the No Eviction Without...

November 21, 2017

DSA SF Stands With Save Midtown

Midtown should have been a triumph. In its heyday, the unique community homeownership cooperative was a model for how cities and their less advantaged citizens could work together to find creative solutions to housing challenges. It was supposed to offer...

November 11, 2017

#NoTasersSF – Police Commission Vote

Friday, November 3 marked the fifth vote on “conducted energy devices” in the last decade and a half, and perhaps the most contentious — met with large-scale protests from our chapter, the Frisco 500, Coalition on Homelessness, Do No Harm Coalition, and many...

November 11, 2017

North Bay Fire Donation Drive

Starting October 8th, 15 wildfires broke out in the North Bay forcing 20,000 people to evacuate. We responded with a donation drive to bring material aid to evacuation shelters in Sonoma County. What started as a one day drop-off turned...

October 15, 2017

Fighting the pointless “chop shop” bill.

We showed up to oppose the “chop shop” ordinance, introduced earlier this year. This bill authorizes the arbitrary confiscation of property from our most vulnerable citizens, those living on the city streets, and does nothing to stem bike theft. The...

October 11, 2017

SFPD Does Not Need Tasers

DSA SF has joined a coalition of community groups in standing up and fighting back against a push from the right-wing San Francisco Police Officer’s Association to equip the San Francisco Police Department with deadly Taser weapons, and we need...

October 9, 2017