News and Updates

Are You a Teacher or Parent in a K-12 Public School?

August 26, 2018

The fight for public education is ramping up here in the East Bay, as Oakland teachers are waging a contract campaign to fight for better working conditions at school, which are also better learning conditions for their students. Are you a teacher or parent in Oakland Unified School District (OUS...
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Join the Labor Support Rapid Response

July 30, 2018

Inspired by teacher, nurse, and city worker strikes? Excited to support rank-and-file workers on the picket line in the East Bay?Join the Labor Support Rapid Response system!You'll be notified by the East Bay DSA Labor Committee via text message about East Bay worker strikes and public actions an...
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Join Actions at the "Global Climate Summit" in September

July 18, 2018

East Bay DSA has endorsed actions at the "Global Climate Action Summit" September 8–14, 2018 in San Francisco.The world will be watching Jerry Brown host an invitation-only, 5,000-participant summit to discuss climate action by states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens.Brown will...
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Sunday in the Park with East Bay DSA

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July 13, 2018

Following Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surprise victory, over 85 members and prospective members come out for “Intro to DSA” at Bushrod ParkLast Sunday was a beautiful day in Oakland, and a beautiful day for democratic socialism. Over 85 current and prospective East Bay DSA members turned out to Bu...
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Elect democratic socialists and win socialism in our lifetime!

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June 18, 2018

Written by Matt StoneI’ve had a great time in East Bay DSA, but canvassing for Gayle McLaughlin and Jovanka Beckles has been one of the most rewarding experiences I've had since joining.My last time out canvassing, I knocked on a door and wound up having a 15-minute conversation with two Oakland ...
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RELEASE: Jovanka Beckles Wins State Assembly Primary

June 14, 2018

For Immediate Release, Thursday, June 14, 2018Contact: Zach McDonald, East Bay DSA Co-Chair, elections@eastbaydsa.orgEast Bay DSA member becomes the latest winner in socialist election waveOakland, Calif.—East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is celebrating the primary victory of DSA me...
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Lessons Learned from the AFSCME Strike

June 04, 2018

Written by Hannah EhrlinspielA year of contract negotiations between the University of California (UC) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299, which represents 24,000 of UC's lowest-paid workers, came to a head in late April of this year, when 97 ...
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Bay Area Fundraising Party for Teamsters for a Democratic Union

June 04, 2018

Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) is the longest-standing union reform caucus in the U.S., and they are on a path to victory to reform and radicalize the largest logistics union in the country.In the Teamsters' 2016 election, the TDU candidate for Teamster general president won 49 percent of...
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