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Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 22, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Knock-knock. Who's there? You! This weekend in Seattle DSA

We're going to the mattresses! We're hitting the canvas(s)! It's all happening! Seattle Democratic Socialists of America We've got a lot of good stuff this weekend, comrades, but first, let's talk about getting out the vote. Building working-class power takes a lot of work fro…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 2:51 PM

Double Feature: Canvasses at University Playground and Roxhill Park Thursday

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Double Feature: Twice-the-Canvasses Thursday Night for Nikkita Oliver We've leading not one but two canvasses Thursday night (10/21) at 5:30 PM: University Playground and Roxhill Park. Canvass Captains just need you to show up: no expe…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 15, 2021 at 2:50 PM

The Stranger Endorsement of Nikkita Oliver and NTK was good. Wait, what?

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Did you read The Stranger's lengthy endorsement of Nikkita Oliver and Nicole Thomas-Kennedy? It was good. Seattle DSA endorsed the two most experienced candidates running for Seattle City Council Position 9 and Seattle City Attorney and…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 11, 2021 at 2:51 PM

Canvass THU + Solidarity Budget TUE + Late Night Canvass FRI!

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Knock, knock. A specter is haunting northwest Seattle. Seattle DSA is hitting the streets and canvassing District 6 (Northwest Seattle) on Thursday, October 14 at 5:30 PM to help elect Nikkita Oliver. Training and materials provided.…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 8, 2021 at 2:50 PM

Think of five people in Seattle before you open this.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America This election isn't about a single person. We endorsed Nikkita Oliver for Seattle City Council Position 9 and Nicole Thomas-Kennedy for Seattle City Attorney -- and this election is about so much more than them. They've said this thems…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 3:01 PM

People are struggling. Our fights are won by people. Join the fight.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Seattle DSA, It's been a rough year on levels: internally, a global pandemic, a coast on fire. We've been through a lot and we haven't even experienced evenly. Race and gender have been the medium we've experienced the pains our class …
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Live in North Seattle? We need you to canvass this week!

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America District 5: "We're only happy when it rains." Here are three ways to get involved to help elect Nikkita Oliver for Seattle City Council Position 9: phone-bank Wednesday at 6 PM, canvass District 5 in North Seattle Thursday at 5:30 PM,…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 3:39 PM

There’s a lot worth fighting for this weekend.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Oh no! Seattle DSA endorsed the most experienced and qualified candidates based on that debate. Nikkita Oliver delivered a knock-out. The opposition are falling back to the same law-and-order rhetoric without really digging into root c…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Your Weekend, Organized: Nikkita4Nine Canvasses and More!

Come on, babe, why don't we paint the town...(get it? "canvass" and "paint?" ah...) Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Did we mention Seattle DSA endorses Nikkita Oliver for Seattle City Council Position 9 (city-wide)? And that we are hoping to put the full force of ou…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Want Housing for All? Let's canvass District 7 Thursday!

Phonebank on Wednesday, Canvass Thursday, Feed people Friday, and Save Abortion Rights Saturday. Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Thursday Night and the Feeling's All Right Want housing for all, workplace rights, and police off our backs? Want to make sure we elect Nik…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 2:21 PM

Abortion is healthcare. We believe in healthcare for all.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Defund & House & Protect &... DSA members have made over 750 calls so far. Together, we've been talking about defunding the police so we can invest in community: housing for all, healthcare for all, eviction and rent protec…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 12:25 AM

Carpenters are on strike. Hear why at tomorrow's rally.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Thursday at 7 am at the corner of Westlake Avenue N and 9th Ave N (across from Art Marble 21) in Seattle there's a rally to support rank-and-file carpenters who are challenging the no-strike clauses in Project Labor Agreements, their sa…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 22, 2021 at 2:21 PM

This Weekend, it's Nikkita4Nine and NTK all day! Let's Canvass Together :)

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Want housing for all, workers rights, and less police on the streets? Want to make sure we elect Nikkita Oliver, who is a socialist abolitionist, instead of a right-wing business owner? Here's 3 handy ways to do it: 1) Phone Bank for …
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 2:51 PM

Nikkita 4 Nine Phone Bank Thursday + Weekend Canvasses / Doorknocking

Register to vote, canvass or phonebank to elect Nikkita Oliver, and more. Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Rain or Shine: Let's get out the vote for Nikkita Oliver With just over one month left, be sure you're registered to vote. Not sure? Moved? Go to vote.wa.gov/ no…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Nikkita 4 Nine Canvasses This Weekend

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Nikkita Oliver Canvasses Saturday and Sunday (plus texting Tuesday!) The election is heating up. Nikkita Oliver is running on policies drafted with and for community: an Artist and Freelancer's Bill of Rights, union organizing a…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 3:01 PM

1, 2, 3: Elect Nikkita, Green New Deal for Public Schools, and Defend the Defund

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Volunteer with the SDSA for Nikkita 4 Nine Subcommittee Last week at our General Membership meeting, the results were clear. A super-super majority want to prioritize electing Nikkita Oliver to Seattle City Council Position 9. W…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 10, 2021 at 10:01 PM

All-In for Nikkita Oliver. Action this Weekend include Nabisco Strike Flyering.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America All-In for Nikkita Oliver. Seattle DSA members overwhelmingly committed to go all-in for Nikkita Oliver for Seattle City Council Position 9 election (190 ballots: 109 for, 4 against, 4 abstained - see results here). Every member, regar…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 6, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Strikes and Nikkita for Nine. We'll talk building power Tuesday night.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Labor's Day. Given the current strikes at Nabisco (BCTGM Local 364) and Cascade Behavioral Health (SEIU 1199NW), Labor's greatest achievements aren't yet realized -- they're still ahead. At the General Membership Meeting tomorrow (Tues…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 2:34 PM

Actions this Weekend + Agenda for General Membership Meeting

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Strike that... onto the Agenda! Our General Membership Meeting is Tuesday, September 7 @ 7 PM. Be sure to register. Here are current agenda items: Announcements Coordinate w/ coalition to Tax the Rich, GND for Public Schools, Format…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 4:21 PM

CORRECTION: Phone Bank for Nikkita 4 Nine, Thu, 9/2 at 6 PM

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Correction. Phonebank is at 6 PM on Thursday. Seattle DSA's Nikkita 4 Nine Subcommittee welcomes you to phone bank Thursday, September 2 at 6 PM. We'll be calling people to come join us and also volunteer how they can. You can talk to o…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 3:29 PM

Phonebank to get Nikkita Oliver elected + Register for General Membership meeting

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Phone Bank to get Nikkita Oliver elected! Seattle DSA's Nikkita 4 Nine Subcommittee welcomes you to the first phone bank of the general election. Newcomers will be trained on how it works. Simply attend online Thursday, September 2 at…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 2:32 PM

Stop the Sweeps tabling w/ House Our Neighbors

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Capitol Hill Farmer's Market Tabling w/ House Our Neighbors With two months to the General Election, it's a hella good time to table Sunday at 1PM at the Capitol Hill Farmer's Market. Agitate against the anti-unhoused, sweeps-bill by t…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 2:31 PM

Nikkita 4 Nine Relational Organizing + Fix our Schools to Save the Planet

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Chapter Wide Relational Organizing Mobilization Wednesday, August @ 7PM We'll be calling DSA-ers you know to volunteer to get Nikkita Oliver elected for Seattle City Council Position 9. The idea is simple: reaching out to people we kno…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 21, 2021 at 12:22 AM

Building teams to organize for Nikkita4Nine. You in?

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Field Organizers needed for Nikkita4Nine Seattle DSA is assembling squads to support Nikkita Oliver for Seattle City Council Position 9. Housing as a human right, rent control, abolishing policing and prison, taxing the rich --- all of…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 5:01 PM

All Hands Meeting: Tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 PM

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Nikkita Oliver can and will win in the General Election -- and you can help make that happen. Tomorrow's a huge night. Thursday at 7 PM: It's time to draw up volunteer plans for the General Election and getting Nikkita Oliver and the m…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Organize for Nikkita for Nine - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Volunteers needed for Nikkita Oliver for District 9 this Thursday at 7PM. This Thursday at 7 PM is a canvassing mobilizer training at Electoral's August Meeting. Nikkita Oliver themself will be speaking. Electoral will be recruiting pe…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Defend the Defund Monday + GMM Tuesday + Electoral Tabling Wednesday and Saturday!

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Defend the Defund: Block SPD's $13-15m Request It's Monday -- and that's a great day to defund SPD! On Tuesday, Aug 10, the Seattle Police Department will ask the Public Safety and Human Services committee for over $13-15m in addition…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 4, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Nikkita Oliver heads to the General! Join the Electoral Committee - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Join the Electoral Committee What We Do The Electoral Committee focuses on recruiting, facilitating member endorsement, and supporting socialist candidates for local office. They also develop educational resources that explain how…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
August 2, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Events this week - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Next Stop: General Election -- and then on to City Hall, Y'All! It's the big week: ballots are due for the 2021 Primary by August 3 at 8 PM. Find a ballot drop-box near you. The Nikkita Oliver Campaign has a Primary Night Party at Eq…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 30, 2021 at 3:26 PM

Get out the vote and canvass for Nikkita Oliver Saturday!

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America CANVASS. SATURDAY. 12 PM. RAINIER PLAYFIELD. Get Directions Defund Police. Housing Justice. Living Wages. Getting out the vote now is critically important. Not only does it mean securing the primary. Nikkita Oliver comes…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM

GOTV Training and Canvassing for Nikkia Oliver + End the Deadly Exchange - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America We're closing in on final week of the 2021 primary -- which means it's hella important to get-out-the-vote for Nikkita Oliver and get our member-endorsed candidate and the wider movement into officer. There is a special DSA training on…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 23, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Canvass for Nikkita Oliver + March for Medicare for All + Capitalism and Mental Health Workshop

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Big Business is scared. Good. Triple-threat to the intolerable status-quo this weekend: Saturday @ 10 AM Canvass for Nikkita Oliver Beacon Hill Playground (1902 13th Ave S) Directions Meet at 10 AM at Beacon Hill Playground for a…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 21, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Let's get the movement into Office! Canvass for Nikkita Oliver for District 9

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Bring the movement into office! There are four opportunities to canvass for Nikkita Oliver for District 9 organized by the Campaign. If you can only make one, be sure to show up Saturday at 10 am at Beacon Hill Playground: Wednesda…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM

March for Medicare 4 All Saturday - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Join the Seattle DSA Healthcare Working Group for a march and rally on Saturday, July 24 from 1-5pm. March begins at Westlake Park (401 Pine St) and will end at Seattle Center. The 2021 Primary ends on August 3. Seattle DSA member en…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 18, 2021 at 9:00 PM

End the Deadly Exchange: Stop SPD from receiving training from the Israeli military!

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America On Monday, July 19th, legislation will be introduced to the Seattle City Council that makes it illegal for the Seattle Police Department to train with any country that violates human rights according to international law. SPD's documen…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 12, 2021 at 12:51 PM

Defend the Defund + Actions this Week - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Defend the Defund's pressure has worked. Amendments have been offered to the Less Lethal Weapons ban which was struck down in court. These "right of Action" amendments remove restrictions on the right of action and have settlements for…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 5, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Defend the Defund + July General Membership Meeting + Canvass for Nikkita Oliver

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America The City Council is poised to pass a (watered-down) less-lethal weapons "ban", after Federal consent decree monitor Judge Robart struck down the original ban. However, this bill also contains language that restricts people who have bee…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
July 3, 2021 at 9:46 PM

SDSA In-Person Fundraiser for the Kshama Solidarity Campaign, feat. Briahna Joy Gray & Meagan Day!

Come out for food, drinks, and music with your comrades and help stop the Right Wing Recall Seattle Democratic Socialists of America John, Seattle DSA is proud to stand with Kshama against the millionaire funded recall campaign, and passed a resolution to endorse her campa…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Events this Week - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America As much as weather is not climate, Saturday's Record June Temperature turned Sunday's All-Time Record temperature to Today's presumptive five degrees higher temperature will be more likely. This decade, odds favorite, will be cooler th…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
June 21, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Reclaiming Pride + Worker Policy Summit moderated by Nikkita Oliver + Drop the Charges! - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Seattle DSA voted to support Capitol Hill Pride with an explicit goal of centering the BIPOC and queer experience at an alternative to the corporate and police-heavy Seattle Pride. Instead our chapter and other organizations were met w…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 7:48 PM

CORRECTION RE: #BlockTheBoat Demands

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Our previous email stated in the second demand that the ILWU asked workers to not unload the ZIM San Diego. We have since been informed that the ILWU does not have the authority to order workers to standby in case of a workplace safet…
Seattle DSA Anti-War Caucus · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 3:00 AM

Stand in Solidarity with the #BlockTheBoat picket line! CALLS TONIGHT + PETITION TOMORROW

The State of Israel is pressuring Seattle public officials to have port workers cross the #BlockTheBoat picket line. Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Our elected officials are attempting to interfere with #BlockTheBoat and SPD is getting ready to mobilize. Here’s you …
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
June 14, 2021 at 8:42 PM

Palestine will be free from the West Bank to the Phone Bank - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Come canvass for Nikkita! Let's continue supporting Seattle DSA member and chapter-endorsed City Council Position 9 candidate Nikkita Oliver by adding to the the literal hundreds of people who have helped knock on doors so far. This we…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Divest SPD Rally + Union Action for Nikkita + BDS Action for Palestine! - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America DIVEST SPD RALLY "NO CHARITY FOR COPS!" - Wednesday, June 9 at 4 PM at Westlake Park. The Seattle Foundation has contributed $870,000 to the Seattle Police Foundation in the past 20 years through community grants and donor-advised fund…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 31, 2021 at 2:30 PM

General Membership Meeting Registration + Events this Week - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Tuesday is Seattle DSA's General Membership Meeting at 7 PM. If you're a member, register here. We'll elect delegates to represent us at the biannual DSA National Convention, the largest democratic forum within DSA. We've got exciting …
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 24, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Defund not refund the police on Monday - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Defend the Defund has a call to action Monday to defund SPD. SPD increased their request to $10.9m, reversing hard fought defunding. The ask is to volunteer to testify, shared the ask with a friend, and be prepared to testify during pu…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 18, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Psst. We missed Medicare 4 All (but we won't miss copays and deductibles!)

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America The algorithm missed a recently rejuvenated Seattle DSA Healthcare Working Group meeting rescheduled to Saturday at 12 noon. Join the Seattle DSA Healthcare Working Group and stand with us in our fight for health justice! 12-1pm this…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 17, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Decolonization isn't a metaphor.

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Israel continues its war to murder and evict households in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem and resumes bombing Gaza to its southwest. This occurs the same week as the anniversary of the 1985 MOVE bombing where Philadel…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 10, 2021 at 7:51 PM

Praxis Makes Perfect: SDSA Stuff To Do This Week

Everything's Coming Up Roses, but not really like that, but sort of, sorry a theatre gay wrote this Seattle Democratic Socialists of America Howdy, neighbor. Lots to do this week, but we'd like to call attention to the following items, if you'll permit-- Stop CB 119981, AKA L…
Seattle DSA · [email protected]
May 3, 2021 at 5:00 PM

May the Fourth is our next general membership meeting - Seattle DSA

Seattle Democratic Socialists of America ¡El pueblo unido, jamás será vencido! Saturday was May Day or International Workers’ Day. Seattle DSA Members engaged in several actions: volunteering in the Nikkita Oliver for D9 Campaign and marching with community organizations in …