East Phillips Urban Farm Update

Rally and Make Art!  Join East Phillips organizers and community on October 9, 1PM, at the Roof Depot intersection. This will be a community rally and art-making event! The city recently tore down all the signs there, so folks will be making more to put up.  Update: On Thursday, September 22, 2022, amid ongoing protests… Read more »

Labor Rebellion

The outlines and depth of a labor uprising are becoming clearer with everyday. The rail workers group, Rail Workers United (RWU), issued a statement in support of striking Minnesota Nurses explaining that rail workers face the same conditions and problems as nurses; speed up, lack of staffing, more dangerous conditions and an attempt by bosses,… Read more »

2022 TCDSA Convention Voting Results

Bylaws and resolutions results: Bylaws Change 1: Operations Coordinator – passes. 66% required to pass. 93% in favor, 7% opposed or abstained. Bylaws Change 2: Sortition Officers – fails. 66% required to pass. 39% in favor, 61% opposed or abstained. Resolution 1: Minnesota Health Plan – passes. 50% + 1 to pass. 75% in favor,… Read more »

Get on the picket line: MN Nurses Strike!

TIME SENSITIVE: Twin Cities DSA invites you September 12-14 to join the 15,000 nurses making history with their largest ever private sector strike! Ways to get involved below. This strike comes after months of failed negotiations with various hospital systems across Minnesota, with pickets happening at the following campuses:  * Abbot Northwestern (Minneapolis) * Children’s… Read more »

2022 Chapter Leadership Candidates

The following candidates are running for various positions in the Twin Cities DSA 2022 Convention this September. Descriptions for each of the positions can be found here. Co-chairRecording SecretaryTechnology CoordinatorTreasurerPolitical Action CoordinatorOperations CoordinatorPolitical Education CoordinatorMembers At-Large Co-chairs (2, at least one may not be a cis male) Arianna F. she/herHi, I’m Arianna (she/her). I have been… Read more »

Brake Light Clinic Recap

On July 31st, 8 comrades including myself led a Brake Light Clinic in the parking lot of the Black Hart of Saint Paul. This has been the first clinic hosted by the chapter in a little over 2 years, and after a little over a month of planning, we managed to assist over a dozen… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Comrades in Cars Getting Coffee Solidarity Sip-In Success!

Video by Carlos Broun. On Saturday June 4th TCDSA performed the first local Sip-In for organizing Starbucks workers. A Sip-In (adapted from “sit-in”) is an event that has been organized across the country by DSA chapters to support locations organizing with Starbucks Workers United. Comrades visit a location and hold space, rally, and encourage workers… Read more »

Logo Redesign / T-shirt Design Contest

Twin Cities DSA is seeking submissions for a redesigned logo as well as a new t-shirt design. The contest will run from now until July 8th. Submissions can be emailed to chairs@twincitiesdsa.org in any image format. There’s no limit to the number of submissions one person can make, and you certainly don’t need to enter… Read more »

Upcoming events 1.10.2022-1.17.2022

The days are getting longer, and there is plenty to do over the next week! For all TCDSA events and meetings, check out our calendar. Rally for Strong Rent Control in Mpls! Monday, 1.10.2022, 10:45am Join our coalition partners at MURC as we show the new City Council that we demand a strong rent control… Read more »