Mutual aid

  • Brake Light Clinics 2023: A Recap & Analysis On TCDSA Mutual Aid

    Brake Light Clinics 2023: A Recap & Analysis On TCDSA Mutual Aid

    Recap: This July, myself and a group of comrades from the chapter’s Street Corps Working Group organized and carried out two Brake Light Clinics. These were hosted outside of the Minnesota Nurses Association and Minneapolis Federation of Teachers union offices who were generous enough to let us use their spaces. Brake Light Clinics are a…

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  • TCDSA Street Corp Practices Democratic Snowcialism

    TCDSA Street Corp Practices Democratic Snowcialism

    Click through a gallery of candid shots of members participating in our Street Corp snow shoveling program. Thank you to all comrades who came out to help shovel! We were able to clear several sections of sidewalk, crossings, and bus stops near a local encampment.

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #97: Winter in the Twin Cities and Kicking off 2023

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #97: Winter in the Twin Cities and Kicking off 2023

    The first newsletter of 2023 has some catching up to do. Though we hope all comrades were able to find time to rest in the interim, late December was not a quiet time.

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  • Democratic Snow-cialism: Report back from Snow Shoveling Program

    Democratic Snow-cialism: Report back from Snow Shoveling Program

    Following large snowfall and arctic temperature drops across Minnesota, several chapter volunteers stopped by a local houseless encampment in South Minneapolis. Coordinated by the chapter’s Street Corps Working Group, this first day of action for the new Snow Shoveling Program had these volunteers shovel around the encampment to ensure it was accessible to its residents,…

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  • Solidarity Fund February 2022 Update

    Solidarity Fund February 2022 Update

    TCDSA’s Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund opened for requests at the end of January. Over the four days the fund was open, TCDSA’s announcement was shared through organizing networks and among families and friends in need. We received 68 requests from at least 24 different ZIP codes across the Twin Cities metro area. We distributed a…

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  • How to roll your own Solidarity Fund

    How to roll your own Solidarity Fund

    Despite what Breitbart News would have you believe, socialists aren’t getting paid to transform America into a fully automated luxury gay space communist paradise. We do this work for free because we know just how high the stakes are. At the same time, many of us work jobs that pay so little we can barely make…

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