News and updates

DSA shows up to #LegalizePizza and fight the criminalization of the homeless

On June 13, DSA SF joined the Coalition on Homelessness to rally in support of Daniel, a homeless senior who was fined $234 simply for eating pizza at a bus stop. The COH organized a Pizza Party to Stop Unfair...

June 21, 2017

DSA SF campaigns to end anti-homeless encampment sweeps

On Sunday, seventeen members of DSA SF’s Homelessness Working Group gathered at UN Plaza to disseminate an educational pamphlet to fellow San Franciscans as they browsed the weekly Farmer’s Market. The pamphlet provided information about the realities of homelessness in...

June 21, 2017
Panel discussion

Creating Solidarity with Immigrants and Refugees

How are cities being fearless when it comes to its immigrant and undocumented citizens? Is San Francisco calling itself a Sanctuary City enough, or how can we change our city to be fearless in the face of xenophobia? A policy...

June 12, 2017

The Feminization of Politics

Fearless Cities opened on Saturday with a plenary session of leaders from Barcelona en Comú. It was held in the basilica of the Universitat de Barcelona, with the speakers taking their place far from the pews, behind a table that...

June 11, 2017

Stop the deportation of Rodrigo and Hugo

Hugo and Rodrigo are beloved fathers, workers, and community volunteers. Their families and communities are suffering without them. Rodrigo and Hugo both have deep roots in the Bay Area and have lived in the US for over 15 years. Rodrigo...

June 8, 2017

DSA and Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge

Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge is a community-based non-profit that organizes with encampment residents, neighbors, volunteers, and city services. When City of San Francisco told residents they needed to move their belongings for a scheduled deep cleaning of the encampment DSA...

June 1, 2017

DSA SF stands with CWA

Tens of thousands of CWA members at AT&T have been working without a contract for months. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson didn’t settle by Friday, and the workers went on strike. We stood for worker’s rights and joined to support CWA...

May 21, 2017

Socialist feminism panel

Socialism and Feminism…you can’t have one without the other. DSA SF and Northern California ISO, with a guest speaker from Socialist Alternative, talked about the role of women in revolution and how we can work to fight sexism today. We...

May 10, 2017

May Day

On May 1st DSA joined with thousands of other immigrants, activists, socialists and workers for a march on Market Street to celebrate International Workers Day and A Day Without Immigrants. …and there were good dogs.

May 1, 2017

Save Midtown Rally

139 Fillmore families are fighting displacement. Midtown tenants have been on rent strike since August 2015, protesting the demolition of their homes, rent hikes 102% on average, and draconian new lease that’s streamlined for eviction, abuse and negligence by Mercy...

March 1, 2017