Supporting Migrants and Refugees

At our November 18 chapter meeting, DSA San Diego endorsed our participation in a robust coalition of San Diego grassroots organizations who are united in our solidarity with members of the Central American Exodus. (Text of the original resolution here.) Since inception, the San Diego Coalition for Migrant and Refugee Solidarity has organized a high-profile international day of action and strengthened the ongoing humanitarian relief effort in Tijuana. Thousands of asylum seekers continue to await… Read More

Statement from Direct Action Working Group on Timken Action

On October 15, 2018, the Direct Action Working Group (DAWG) of the San Diego DSA, a local chapter of Democratic Socialists of America, conducted an action of protest at the Timken Museum of Art in solidarity with Portland DSA and the Holgate Manor Tenant Union. We conducted the action to bring the public’s attention and scrutiny to the damage Fred Kleinbub, treasurer of the Timken Museum, has wrought at Holgate Manor, an 81-unit apartment complex… Read More

2018 General Election Voter Guide

The DSA San Diego Voter Guide for the November General Election is available here, with near-comprehensive recommendations made by our Electoral Committee on federal, state, city, county, and other regional offices, as well as a spate of city, county, and state propositions. The guide includes two official endorsements: Monica Montgomery, City Council District 4 California Proposition 10, repealing Costa Hawkins (and thereby clearing the way legally for municipally determined rent control) Many thanks to members… Read More

Steering Committee Statement on Abuse Incidents

Due to the sensitive nature of this incident, We, the Steering Committee, felt it important to release a statement to our membership, for transparency, and accountability. We would like to alert those reading this document, and those linked therein, that they contain mentions of assault and abuse. We would also like to remind our membership that our Harassment Grievance Officers (HGOs) are available, should you need them; you may email them at sandiegohgo@gmail.com. (more…)

DSA San Diego joins Rise for Climate Day of Action – 9/8

SAVE THE DATE – On September 8 DSA San Diego will join thousands of people marching locally and around the world in the Rise for Climate day of action, demanding immediate action on climate change. As proponents of ecosocialism, we hold there is no such thing as a capitalist solution to a crisis caused by the most world’s most affluent economies, and that real action means dismantling the global capitalist order and promoting just, ecologically… Read More

Medicare for All with Tim Faust July 5

DSA San Diego is thrilled to welcome Tim Faust, nationally recognized health care advocate, to preside over a Medicare for All Town Hall on Thursday, July 5 at 6:30 p.m. You might have heard Tim during DSA's national Medicare for All webcasts, on Chapo Trap House, or his Heavy Medical Podcast. (We promise only ergonomically sound headbanging this occasion.) Join us at the Unite Here union hall, 2436 Market Street - a truly unique opportunity!

Families Belong Together Protest June 23

Join other San Diego DSAers this Saturday June 23, 10am at the Civic Center to protest the unspeakably cruel and inhuman persecution of refugees seeking asylum in the U.S. San Diego Civic Center• 202 C St., San Diego, CA 92101 Stand up with us to demand better treatment for immigrant children and their families. Endorsed by San Diego ACLU, who will be speaking, as well as the California Teachers Association, local border organizations, and local unions.

San Diego DSA Recommendations for the June 5 Primary Election

To San Diego DSA members and friends, Here is a link to our recommendations for the June 5 Primary Election. The recommendations in this document were chosen at a special San Diego DSA meeting on April 29, where the candidates and issues were discussed and voted on. The pdf file can be printed as a single double sided sheet, and can be copied, emailed or distributed. The format is useful in filling out a mail… Read More

HGO appointment meeting

DSA San Diego chapter members in good standing are encouraged to participate in a special meeting convened by the Socialist Feminist Working Group on Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brown Building (4133 Poplar Street). The meeting’s focus will be appointment of two Harassment Grievance Officers, key positions required by DSA national and defined by our imminent DSA San Diego Grievance Procedure. Deciding votes will be cast by a majority woman-identifying/non-cisgender body, with… Read More

Seeking Harassment Grievance Officers

DSA San Diego is seeking two members in good standing to serve one-year terms as Harassment Grievance Officers (HGOs). HGOs will take responsibility for facilitating grievances filed by DSA San Diego members related to all forms of identity-based oppression perpetrated by fellow members, a process crafted with the intent of preserving our chapter as a safe, fair space modeling the world we’re trying to build through socialism. Further, HGOs will survey members and document their… Read More