Support Nelsie Yang

With the city of St Paul holding city council elections this Tuesday 5 November, Twin Cities DSA would like to strongly recommend volunteer support for Nelsie Yang, candidate for city council in Ward 6. Sign-up Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/p/JjsHsM6BHUqPHxKvqHbOAA2 Decision Process Twin Cities DSA did not host formal endorsement meetings this year available to rank & file… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Supports Aisha Gomez

The following resolution was passed by the Steering Committee on October 30, 2019. WHEREAS, on October 10, 2019, the Minneapolis Police Department used violent, escalatory tactics including indiscriminate spraying of chemical irritants and charging horses into crowds after a rally by Donald Trump, and WHEREAS, the MPD used these tactics in an effort to to… Read more »

Steering Committee Elections!

It’s that time of year again, comrades: the September convention is just under a month away (September 21st!), and that means it’s time to start considering whether you are the right person to run for leadership as co-chair, grievance process advocate(s), political education coordinator, recording secretary, treasurer, or technology coordinator. Don’t forget that in addition… Read more »

Our 2019 National Convention Delegates

Congratulations to the delegates who were selected during the delegate election meeting last month to represent Twin Cities DSA at the upcoming DSA Convention in Atlanta, GA on August 2 through 4. The following is a list of our delegates: Mackenzie B. (she/her) James E. (he/him) Ian R. (he/him) Mandy M. (she/her) Daniel P. (he/him)… Read more »

Updates from the Steering Committee

Per a vote by the Steering Committee, Twin Cities DSA will be electing an interim co-chair at our next General Meeting to serve until our chapter convention in September. Until the election, the Steering Committee has appointed Rita T. to serve as interim interim co-chair. The co-chairs of the chapter are responsible for chairing general… Read more »

An update on the Grievance Process

On September 1st, 2018 a group of TCDSA members got together at the Northeast Library for a session that lasted seven hours and resulted in a first draft. Over the next eight months, a small working group of dedicated individuals revised the document, regularly seeking feedback from membership in the form of online surveys, in-person… Read more »

Run for Delegate to the DSA National Convention!

Democratic Socialists of America is holding its national convention on August 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the highest body of decisionmaking for the national organization, where delegates from the over 150 chapters nationwide will vote on political priorities, changes to our national constitution and bylaws, and electing a new National Political Committee. This will… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Stands With Ilhan Omar

The following resolution was passed by the Steering Committee on March 27, 2019. WHEREAS in the last several weeks, Representative Ilhan Omar has been subjected to attacks for being a Muslim Somali woman in a country where white Christian maleness is the default, and WHEREAS such attacks on Rep. Omar constitute abuse and give credence… Read more »