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August 11, 2018 Chicago DSA Executive Committee Meeting Crossroads Conference Room Chairing: Leonard Pierce Minutes: Joseph Altura Agenda   Committee Members in Attendance: Joseph Altura Pedro Bortoto Ramsin Canon Ed Corcoran Ryan Lange Robin Peterson Leonard Pierce Lillian Osborne Committee Members Absent with Notice John Aspray John Patrick “JP” Kaderbek Lucie Macías   The regular… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Normally, this is the part of the email where I say that I hope you had a good week and maybe say something inspiring and sweet about socialism before transitioning to the events. Well, guess what, folks – I’m not doing that this week. This week we’re getting stuff done. We’re… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, I hope everybody had an excellent week last week. I know I personally had a great time on Wednesday at the North Side Steering Committee elections. Hopefully, if you’re a member who lives on the North Side you were able to make it out. It was an hour and a half… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, I want to start out by giving some major kudos to everybody who was out in the heat yesterday. Whether it was those who were out at train stops talking to people about Medicare for All and CPAC, or the folks who showed up to march in the Bud Biliken Parade,… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, We had over 100 socialists at the New Member Orientation last week, which, if you’re one of those new member’s and you’re getting this email for the first time: welcome! We’ve grown so much as an organization just in the last couple months and it’s been amazing seeing so many new… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, We just finished up a very busy week of socialism. There were lots of working group meetings throughout the week and then we capped it off yesterday with SocFem 101 and a Lift the Ban canvass. Hopefully you were able to make it out to at least one thing. I know… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, If you’re one of my many loyal (aka somewhat involuntary) readers, you may notice that the TWITCDSA email looks a little different than it normally does.  Not only does it now have some fancy images but the email address is different too. That’s because it’s being sent out with Action Network instead… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Wow, what a week. If you missed it, Cynthia Nixon, progressive candidate for governor in NY and star of Sex and the City, declared that she was a democratic socialist and reached out to NYDSA for endorsement. While this definitely seems a bit opportunistic surrounding the Ocasio-Cortez victory, it’s really good that we’re… Read More