Standing in Solidarity with UPS Teamsters

Every Friday morning for four months, rank-and-file UPS Teamsters have been meeting. They talk about their struggles and why their demands are necessary. Their struggle is ours. We as workers must stand with them in their fight for a better wages, better conditions, and a better life. If their demands aren't met, they're ready to strike on August 1, and ALL workers will stand with them. This is what democracy looks like. We were honored… Read More

DSA San Diego Calls on San Diego City Council to Reject Amendments to the Surveillance Ordinance

As a member of the Transparent and Responsible Use of Surveillance Technology (TRUST) Coalition, DSA San Diego members have worked to pass a series of reform ordinances through the San Diego City Council.  After 2 years of diligent work involving community input and legal review, the City Council was cowed by the Police Officers Association to insert amendments which severely weaken this ordinance.  These amendments allow blanket-exemptions in oversight for technologies introduced to the city… Read More

Roe is gone – come together and fight

The Supreme Court just overturned Roe v. Wade, and while abortion currently remains legal in California, this cannot stand. The time to hit the streets is now. Even worse, Justices Thomas and Kavanaugh stated in their concurring decisions that federal protections for same-sex relationships and marriage and contraception may also be subject to reversal. Members of DSA San Diego must mobilize against this violent attack on abortion and reproductive rights, queer rights, trans care, and so… Read More

Weekly Update 1/9/22-1/15/22

Housing Justice Priority Campaign Announcement Have issues with your landlord? Living with cockroaches or repairs that never get done? Is management raising the rent? The Housing Justice Working Group is organizing tenants in San Diego! Come to our next meeting on February 13th, or reach out to get involved! Reach out to dsa.sd.housingjusticewg@gmail.com Newsletter Survey Psst. Hey you. Are you reading this? Do you read the weekly update? If so, please fill out this survey,… Read More

Weekly Update

Stand with fast food workers on strike - 11/9 Show up to to stand with fast food workers on strike next Tuesday, November 9 from 10 am to noon. California fast-food workers are going on strike on November 9 - one of over 300 strikes for safety and justice on the job since the pandemic began. DSA San Diego is supporting Fight for 15 and workers across the state who are organizing for AB 257,… Read More

Weekly Update and Election Results

Fourth quarter chapter general meeting - voting results We endorsed the Housing Justice Working Group's Major Campaign proposal - 96% yes, 4% no. We approved the Housing Justice Working Group's quarterly budget - 92% yes, 8% no. During the meeting, members of the Metro Branch moved for Jacob V. to be selected Metro Branch Chair / Chapter Co-Chair by acclamation, as Jacob was the only member who submitted a self-nomination for the position. Congrats and… Read More

Weekly Update and Election Update

Hello Comrades! Quarterly Membership Meeting and Endorsements VoteIt's the most exciting time of the year! It's time for our Quarterly Member Meeting and Endorsements. This is when we get to put democracy into action, and actually decide whether to marshal the chapter's time and resources to strategically win Socialism. You can register for this meeting here. Remember, only members who are up-to-date with their dues as of the 24th of October can vote. You'll be… Read More

NCSD Movie Night and Potluck

Unplug, recharge, and fight fascism with a screening of "The Trial of the Chicago 7." (TW/Rated R: Explicit language, Some violence, Bloody images, Drug use) Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 Vista, CA (Chill 4:00pm; Screening 6pmish-9:00pm PST) Take a breather and watch a movie in your neighbors’ backyard. Kickback with folx who share your progressive values. Bring blankets, chairs, and snacks to share, if you're able. If you're feeling ill, we strongly recommend please staying home.… Read More

HGO Member Accountability Case Ends

In January a process was created to deal with a case of harassment and manipulative behavior from former Co-chair Nate R.  Nate was a member of DSA SD (co-chair until October 2020) and a member of the Revolutionary Marxist Caucus (RMC) within DSA SD.  The subject of his harassment (hereafter called the ORP, short for “original reporting person”) confronted Nate about his actions and shortly after he resigned from DSA. Soon after this, his actions… Read More

Pass the PRO Act campaign launch!

Join us Sunday, March 7th at 2 pm PST to kick off DSA's "Pass the PRO Act" campaign, along with Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything, Jamaal Bowman, squad member and US Rep for NY-16, and Sara Nelson, president of AFA-CWA, and other special guests. RSVP: bit.ly/dsaproactlaunch The "Protecting the Right to Organize" (PRO) Act  reverses decades of corporate assaults on our labor rights, like so-called "right to work" laws, clearing the way to an expanded… Read More