News and Updates

East Bay DSA Local Council Election Results

June 25, 2017

The results are in! East Bay DSA has a new Local Council thanks to the democratic efforts of our general membership and our many event volunteers.Local Council MembersCo-Chairs: Molly Armstrong and Mary Virginia WatsonVice Chair: Frances ReadeSecretary: Ben FifeTreasurer: Jeff LeeInternal Organiz...
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Recap: General Meeting and Bylaws Vote

April 27, 2017

This past Sunday we held our first General Meeting since January (read the full minutes).The afternoon kicked off with speeches from our Local Council members (formally known as Executive Committee chairs). Jeremy Gong made a case for the deliberative work of building a sturdy organization for th...
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Vice-Chair Molly Armstrong Tells Her DSA story

March 02, 2017

At our January new member meeting, Molly told her story of coming to East Bay DSA and how she was empowered to step up and lead.We encourage all new members and curious non-members to come to our next new member meeting on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Libr...
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Single-Payer Campaign Kickoff: Building Power to Win Big

March 01, 2017

Last Saturday, 160 people took part in East Bay DSA's Single-Payer Healthcare Campaign Kickoff event in Oakland. Our goal was to mobilize support for The Healthy California Act, or SB 562, a single-payer healthcare bill that would provide comprehensive medical coverage to all Californians, includ...
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East Bay DSA Gears Up for Big Single-Payer Kickoff

February 14, 2017

Yesterday was the beginning of something big. We at the East Bay DSA were blown away by the success of the soft kick-off for the California Single-Payer Health Care campaign. With our big campaign canvassing event coming up on February 25 (check it out on Facebook!), we took a day to train 35 of ...
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East Bay DSA at SFO Protests

February 07, 2017

Hi everyone, just wanted to tell you a little bit about East Bay DSA's presence at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) protests last weekend.We became aware on Saturday that there were several detainees being held at SFO as a result of Trump's executive order banning immigrants and refu...
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East Bay DSA on Jacobin Panel

February 06, 2017

On Friday, February 3, more than 200 people filled the California Nurses Association headquarters to attend a panel called "Resisting Trump in California." The panelists included our own East Bay DSA co-chair Jeremy Gong, editor and founder of Jacobin Magazine Bhaskar Sunkara, and Stephanie Schwa...
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Join the Fight for Fair Housing!

January 23, 2017

We have a housing crisis in the Bay Area. East Bay DSA is forming a housing committee to fight for housing access! Fill out our East Bay DSA Housing Campaign Interest form for more information on what we're doing and how you can plug in!
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Candidate Statements for January 14 Election

January 10, 2017

We just emailed out the candidate statements for the upcoming election on Saturday. Please check your email for further details! If you didn't receive the email, please get in touch with us at so we can get you a copy of the statements and make sure that you're on our ch...
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