Top Issues

19May

Good Morning Chicago DSA, Folks, there's been some real shit happening in Alabama this week. Fascist politicians are trying to take away our abortion rights. Fuck that. Everybody has benefited from an abortion. We need them and we need to fight for them. Abortion must be free, on-demand, and without apology. It's news like this that

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18May

April Chicago DSA Executive Committee Meeting April 6, 2019 UE Hall Approved May 11, 2019 Chairing: Lucie M & Leonard P Minutes: Joe A Committee Members in Attendance: Joe A, Melinda B, Waleeta C, Spencer C, Zoe C, Ed C, Sean D, Sean E, Anna F, Isa J, JP K, Ryan L, Lucie M, Heather M, Lillian O, Robin P, Leonard P, Simon S, John

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12May

Good Morning Chicago DSA, Before we get into the events for this week, I have a quick call to action from members of the Labor and Environmental Working Groups: We are asking all Chicago area DSA members to register your opposition to a bill -- HB 1633 -- now moving swiftly through the Illinois legislature which seeks to put new

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05May

Good Morning Chicago DSA, I want to dedicate this week's opening section to the Bowletariat, CDSA's abortion bowl-a-thon team. They've been fundraising for the Chicago Abortion Fund for a number of years now but this year they took it up a notch, raising $12,880. They were the highest raising team from Chicago. The second place team came in

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28Apr

Good Morning Chicago DSA, It's officially over! Deb Mell has conceded the 33rd Ward election to Rossana Rodriguez! That means that there are now 6 Democratic Socialists in city council. Huge congratulations to Rossana and everybody who worked on her campaign and everybody who lives in the 33rd Ward and now has a kick ass new alderman. It

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21Apr

Good Morning Chicago DSA, Happy holidays to all those who celebrated this weekend, whether it was Passover, Easter, 4/20, or any combination thereof. There are plenty of great events on the schedule this week but one to definitely be aware of is that next weekend marks the kickoff for this year’s M4A canvassing. That’s right, we’ve

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14Apr

Good Morning Chicago DSA, I want to extend a huge thank you to everybody involved in putting on the Chicago regional DSA conference that's wrapping up today. We had a ton of people in this chapter who stepped up in a big way and made this a successful weekend. Whether you hosted someone on your couch for a couple of nights, or if you helped

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12Apr

March Chicago DSA Executive Committee Meeting March 9, 2019 Manning Library Approved April 6, 2019 Chairing: Lucie M & Leonard P Minutes: Joe A Committee Members in Attendance: Joe A, Will B, Melinda B, Ramsin C, Spencer C, Zoe C, Ed C, Sean D, Sean E, Anna F, Isa J, JP K, Ryan L, Lucie M, Heather M, Lillian O, Robin P, Leonard P, Amy

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07Apr

Good Morning Chicago DSA, Wow. What a week. I'm so proud of us. I would write more about how great it was but that op-ed in the Tribune by our illustrious co-chairs says it all. Let's keep the momentum going. There are a lot of great events on the calendar for this upcoming week. Time to build on last week's victories and keep moving

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