News and updates

Juneteenth 2020: Shut Down the Port for Black Lives!

DSA SF’s Labor Organizing Committee is organizing chapter support for the black leaders of Locals 10, 34, 75, and 91 of the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) and the Movement 4 Black Lives, and their action to shut down...

June 17, 2020

DSA SF Justice Committee: Tell the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to Defund and Disband the Police

George Floyd. Tony McDade. Breonna Taylor. David McAtee. These are only the latest victims of police violence in the United States, where police kill over a thousand people a year and injure tens of thousands more. After decades of austerity...

June 6, 2020

DSA SF Calls Comrades to Action Against San Francisco Curfew

The San Francisco chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America continues calling for justice of victims of unjust systems and state violence, including George Floyd and the victims of the San Francisco Police Department: Alex Nieto, Mario Woods, Amílcar Pérez-López,...

June 3, 2020

DSA SF Steering Committee Statement: Justice for George Floyd and all Victims of Police Murder

George Floyd’s death at the hands of police is yet another in a long series of extrajudicial killings of black people by American law enforcement. Predictably, the justified outrage of the black community is being painted by reactionary media and...

June 1, 2020

DSA SF Announces COVID-19 Platform

DSA San Francisco has released a statement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and attendant economic recession that we believe to be on the horizon. Read our full platform of policy demands and organizational initiatives here. The COVID-19 pandemic is...

April 29, 2020

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 and Jackie Fielder are putting forward. But the primaries are only one part of the movement...

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