🌹Tuesday, April 30 (1:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.): Ecosociolists at SFMTA Hearing – Stop the MUNI Fare Increase(In person at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Floor 4, Room 400)

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

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

🌹Thursday, May 2 (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.): Palestine Solidarity Working Group (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 (Meet at Precita Park)

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

🌹Sunday, May 5 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.): Extreme Dean Door Knock Mobilization (Meet at Jefferson Square Park, corner of Turk & Laguna)

🌹Monday, May 6 (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.): Ecosocialist Monthly Meeting (In person at 1916 McAllister St and on Zoom)

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

🌹Wednesday, May 8 (6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.): May Chapter Meeting (In person location TBD and on Zoom)

🌹Saturday, May 11 (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.): Tenant Organizing Movie Night: “Boom: The Sound of Eviction” (In person at 1916 McAllister)

🌹Monday, May 13 (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.): Environmentalism From Below: How Global People’s Movements Are Leading the Fight for Our Planet (Zoom)

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

Digital flyer for International Worker's Day. Flyer features Palestinian colors, the DSA SF logo, and a red, upraised fist

🇵🇸 May Day Action! 🇵🇸

Wednesday, May 1 is International Workers’ Day, and this year the workers will answer the call of Palestinian labor unions to stand in international solidarity against genocide.

An injury to one is an injury to all! No business as usual!

Join your DSA comrades at any or all of these events

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: SF Daytime March & Rally at the (24th St BART, SF)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Oakland Sin Fronteras March & Rally (1301 Clay St, Oakland)
  • 4:00 p.m.: Port of Oakland Shutdown (Meet at West Oakland BART)
  • 6:30 p.m.: SF Evening Panel: The Past & Present of Labor in SF with SF Berniecrats (1916 McAllister, SF)

Cute digital flyer picturing Sasha and Jackie with the text "Birthday Mob! Walk 4 Sasha May 4th, 10am, Precita Park"

Birthday Mob! Walk 4 Sasha (Jackie Fielder Campaign Mobilization) at Precita Park!

Come walk a door knocking turf for CM Sasha’s birthday 🎂🎈🥳 on Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at Precita Park!! The gift that keeps on giving is securing District 9 votes for Jackie Fielder 📣📣📣🙌🙌🙌

Can’t do it Saturday?
Text (502) 930-9500 to get a turf to knock any day of the week!

Homelessness Working Group Sock Distro!

Come join the Homelessness Working Group on Saturday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m. for our sock distro mutual aid project! We’ll be meeting at 1916 McAllister St before heading out to different neighborhoods to pass out socks, sandwiches and hygiene products. Feel free to show up an hour early if you’re able to help prep sandwiches!

🇵🇸 Solidarity with Pro-Palestine Student Protesters for BDS 🍉

DSA SF stands in solidarity with university student protesters across the country occupying their campuses to demand their administration divest from companies complicit in the apartheid state of Israel.

Israel and the United States continue to perpetrate genocide and enforce apartheid upon the people of Palestine. Universities that use their endowment to invest in and support military contractors and Israeli companies are also complicit.

In response to these protests, universities have called on law enforcement to begin the forcible removal and arrest of students. DSA SF strongly condemns the arrest, suspension, or expulsion of any participating students.

Universities must meet the demands of their students – fully divest from the companies profiting from genocide, apartheid, and occupation in Palestine; institute academic boycotts and sever ties with Israeli universities; and drop all charges against student activists.

Universities and police have allied to support the US’s imperialist ambitions and Zionist settler colonialism. We must all play our part in fighting for a free Palestine.

To support our local student protests, check dsasf.org/events for ongoing mobilizations, and follow your local universities for turnout and donation asks!

Mark your calendars for DSA SF Spring Socials! 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 picnic 🧺 at Dolores Park on Sunday, May 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 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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