🌹Tuesday, 4/23 (7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.): Mutual Aid Priority Meeting (Zoom)

🌹Wednesday, 4/24 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.): DSA SF Karaoke Night at TaishoSF (In person at TaishoSF, 1161 Post Street)

🌹Thursday, 4/25 (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.): Palestine Solidarity Working Group (Zoom)

🌹Friday, 4/26 (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.): Office Hours (In person at 1916 McAllister)

🌹Saturday, April 27 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.): Extreme Dean Door Knock Mobilization (Meet at Kimbell Playground at the corner of Geary and Steiner St.)

🌹Sunday, April 28 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.): Jackie Fielder Campaign Mobilization (Meet at Coleridge Park)

🌹Sunday, April 28 (1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.): May Day 4 Palestine Art Build (In person at 1916 McAllister)

🌹Tuesday, April 30 (1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.): SFMTA Hearing – Stop the MUNI Fare Increase (In person at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Floor 4)

🌹Wednesday, May 1 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.): International Workers Day March and Rally (Meet at 24th St. BART)

🌹Wednesday, May 1 (6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.): New Member Happy Hour at Zeitgeist (In person at Zeitgeist, 199 Valencia)

🌹Thursday, May 2 (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.): Palestine Solidarity Working Group (Zoom)

🌹Thursday, May 2 (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.): Ecosocialist Monthly Meeting (Zoom)

🌹Thursday, May 2 (7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.): Labor Board Meeting (Zoom)

🌹Friday, May 3 (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.): Office Hours (In person at 1916 McAllister)

🌹Saturday, May 4 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.): Jackie Fielder Campaign Mobilization (Location TBD)

🌹Saturday, May 4 (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.): Homelessness Working Group Sock Distro (Meet in person at 1916 McAllister)

Check out https://dsasf.org/events/ for more events.

An image that shows Jackie Fielder posing in front of murals in the Mission and smiling. The text on the image reads, "DSA SF endorses Jackie Fielder, District 9 Supervisor."

DSA SF Endorses Jackie Fielder for District 9 Supervisor!

We are excited to endorse Jackie Fielder for District 9 Supervisor! A Democratic Socialist, renter, water protector, and climate advocate, Jackie is dedicated to social housing, community safety, and a public bank. Join us to get Jackie to City Hall! We’ll have mobilization events every weekend leading up to election day, so keep an eye out for opportunities to lend a hand.

A digital flyer for the Dean Preston for Supervisor campaign. An image showing Dean Preston surrounded by supporters holding Dean Preston for Supervisor signs sits at the top of the flyer. The text on the flyer reads, "Door Knock with the Dean Team. Raymond Kimbell Playground, April 27th, 10 AM, Geary Ave and Steiner St.

Extreme Dean Door Knock Mobilization on Sunday, 4/27

We’ll be having a mobilization this Saturday, April 27th starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Raymond Kimbell Playground on the corner of Geary and Steiner Street. The voters we’ve talked to love Dean’s record of tenant protections and taxing the wealthy to provide funds for affordable housing, and we’re hoping to reach even more people to get Dean re-elected so he can continue to deliver results for tenants! Join us and show the billionaires that just like Dean, San Francisco is for the people, not the powerful!

A digital flyer that shows Jackie Fielder smiling and posing in front of a crowd of supporters holding Jackie Fielder for Supervisor signs. The flyer says: Jackie Fielder for Supervisor 2024, District 9. Coleridge Park Mobilization! Sunday, April 28th at 10am.

Jackie Fielder Campaign Mobilization at Coleridge Park!

Join us this Sunday, April 28th for a mobilization for Jackie Fielder’s campaign at Coleridge Park at 10:00 a.m.! We’ll be getting the word out for District 9’s future socialist-in-office.

Organizing for Power: Core Fundamentals Training Registration Closes Friday!

Registration for the Organizing for Power: Core Fundamentals training is closing  this Friday, April 26th! This training focuses on how working people can use the strength of our numbers to build majority-led disciplined structures that come together around shared goals and win campaigns in our workplace, including:

  • leader identification: understanding who can move people, and that it’s often not who you first think;
  • semantics: recognizing that the words we use matter – they must center each worker’s active participation as key to winning;
  • structured organizing conversations: preparing what it takes to win over the hardest-to-move leaders;
  • charting: incorporating a simple method to understand human social relationships, and to prioritize and systematize outreach;
  • structure tests: developing mini campaigns to build solidarity and site structure, and to know when you are ready to win.

If you’re interested in learning how to become a better organizer, register using the form below!

Mark your calendars for DSA SF Spring Socials! Wednesday, April 24th: Karaoke, 6-9pm @ TaishoSF, 1161 Post Street. Sing your favorite protest song, power ballad, or pop punk classic! Sunday, May 26th: Picnic, 12-4PM @ Dolores Park. Kids and dogs welcome! Wednesday, June 26th: Oakland Ballers Baseball. 6:05PM @ Raimondi Park, 1800 Wood Street, Oakland. The B's take on the Northern Colorado Owlz.

Spring Socials with DSA SF 🌸

Come hang out with your friendly neighborhood socialists this spring! For the next few months we will be having a variety of outings and you are invited – be sure to mark your calendars and watch this space for more details! Our next event is a karaoke night 🎤 at TaishoSF this Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and we can’t wait to see you there!

The 2024 Chapter Convention is Coming Soon!

It’s all hands on deck as we prepare for the 2024 Chapter Convention this June 15th and 16th! Here are some handy reminders for the next few weeks to help you get ready.

  • Nominations for Steering and Grievance Officers are open! Submit your nominations here. Nominations will remain open until the May 8th chapter meeting, and elections will be held at the convention in June.
  • April 24th – Deadline to submit bylaws amendments for voting at Convention
  • April 28th – Deadline to submit priority resolutions for feedback from Steering
  • May 1st – Pre-Convention Info Session and Workshop #2
  • May 8th – May Chapter Meeting
    • This is the deadline to submit priority resolutions to steering
    • Bylaws amendments concerning voting at Convention must be read to the chapter for consideration at this meeting.
    • Annual reportbacks from all chapter bodies
    • Nominations close for Steering Committee and Grievance Officers
    • First reading on proposed bylaws amendments
  • May 16th – Deadline to notify all members of the upcoming convention
DSA SF Chapter Movie Night presents: Boom: The Sound of Eviction. Saturday, May 11th. Starts at 5:00 p.m. 1916 McAllister (at Lyon). Tenant Organizing Movie Night.

Tenant Organizing Movie Night 🎥 Boom: The Sound of Eviction

Join the DSA SF Tenant Organizing Working Group for our next movie night on Saturday, May 11th at 5:00 p.m. at 1916 McAllister! We’ll be watching Boom: The Sound of Eviction. While our city’s rulers and the fawning media celebrated the Dot-Com Boom of the ‘90s, the reality was different for thousands of tenants who were evicted or priced out. From the dot-com party crashing at one end of the economic spectrum to painful moments with evicted families at the other, this documentary features interviews with dot-com workers, real estate developers, and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, as well as those who challenged the new economic order through community organizing, electoral politics, and direct action.

This event is free and open to the public, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Kickball(s) for Abortion Acce$$. Where: SF Parks & Rec (field TBA). When: Saturday, May 18th at 1PM. Friendly fundraising competition, kickball tournament, snack bar, & prizes! dsasf.org/kickballs4abortion. Open to all neighbors who support bodily autonomy. 💚🏳️‍⚧️ DSA membership not required to participate. Sign up because you want to learn more about our org, because you want to support basic human rights for our Texas comrades, or just because you love kicking balls! All proceeds will be donated to Texas grassroots abortion funds Buckle Bunnies and Frontera Fund.

Kickball(s) for Abortion Access on May 18th ⚽

Connect with your neighbors on Saturday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m. while raising money for abortion access! 💚

San Franciscans don’t need to be reminded that the struggle for bodily autonomy is universal.🏳️‍⚧️ 🏳️‍🌈Or, that when someone is denied an abortion it’s more than a hardship for the individual and their family—it’s a test of our community and our commitment to basic human rights. So, let’s put our money where our mouths have been, are, and always will be: BALLS DEEP FOR ABORTION! ⚽

We’ll have a friendly fundraising competition, kickball tournament, snack bar, prizes & more! 100% of proceeds will be donated to Texas grassroots abortion access orgs Frontera Fund and Buckle Bunnies (recommended by our comrades at DSA Austin).

For more information about how to get involved, RSVP below!

The Chapter Coordination Committee (CCC) regularly rotates duties among chapter members. This allows us to train new members in key duties that help keep the chapter running like organizing chapter meetings, keeping records updated, office cleanup, updating the DSA SF website and newsletter, etc. Members can view current CCC rotations.

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