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New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 10:53 PM

Our October General Meeting is This Saturday!

Hi everyone, This Saturday at noon will be our Monthly General Meeting! These meetings are the most important meetings in the chapter. This is where we convene the full membership to make decisions for the chapter. These are meetings where we take up campaigns, approve…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 7:19 PM

New Orleans DSA Weekly Update

Hello, Happy Striketober! At our last General Meeting, our chapter voted to stand in solidarity with IATSE (the union behind film and television workers) in their current negotiations and potential strike. Unless an Agreement is Reached, IATSE Members Will Begin A Natio…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
October 7, 2021 at 10:03 PM

New Orleans DSA Chapter Updates

Hello! We wanted to update you on some ongoing chapter work and let you know about a variety of ways to get involved. DSA mutual aid work continues, and we met for a debrief this past Tuesday with members of other chapters in the state and will be reconvening again soon…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 9:09 PM

How You Can Support IATSE Workers

IATSE workers are mobilizing to win a union contract, and you can help! Dear Comrades, Members of IATSE — the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees — who are the working-class backbone of the TV programs, films, and streaming content that provide entertai…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 9:18 PM

🚩 DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates for 9/29/21 🚩

Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: Hey yall! Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Ida, our membership worked across the area to distribute food and supplies, share resources, and help …
New Orleans DSA · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 6:14 PM

Our Monthly General Meeting is Saturday!

Hello, After weeks of mutual aid and disaster relief efforts while members began to return home, we will have our September General Meeting on Saturday, September 25th at noon! These meetings are essential to the work that we do and our membership is our highest govern…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 1:36 PM

New Orleans DSA Mutual Aid and Hurricane Ida Response

Hello, It has been two weeks since Hurricane Ida made landfall and we would like to update you on what's been going on in the chapter and ways you can connect. You can also join us in our members-only Slack workspace or email us directly at [email protected] Befor…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · hello[email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 3:38 PM

August General Meeting

Hello, This Saturday August 28th at 12 pm we will be having our Monthly General Meeting! Our members are our highest governing body and so these meetings are a crucial component of our organizing. We’ll hear updates from our various campaigns and projects, take up forma…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 2:11 PM

🚩 DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates 🚩

Hi Everyone! Here's some of what's been going on with the Chapter and upcoming events: Hurricane Season is here and we are getting ready! Join us for a meeting this evening at 5:30 to discuss storm preparedness and how we can support each other in the coming months. You…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 7, 2021 at 12:30 PM

🚩 DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates for 8/6/21 🚩

Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: Hi Everyone! Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: Building working class power begins at home! Adopted at our annual Convention, the Deep Canvass Campaign is centered on listening and growi…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 2:52 PM

New Orleans DSA Weekly Update!

Hi Everyone! Thank you all who attended our July General meeting last Saturday. We voted to implement a new endorsement questionnaire from our electoral working group, heard an amazing presentation by Megan R. of SWLA DSA on Cuba and got an update on the potential PUA la…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 19, 2021 at 4:19 PM

🚩 DSA New Orleans July General Meeting - this Saturday at noon! 🚩

Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: Hi Everyone! Here's some of what's going on with the Chapter this week: Our July General Meeting will be this Saturday at noon! This month we'll be electing a new Local Council representative for Comms, discus…
New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 4:59 PM

Multi-racial Organizing is Crucial

Hi Everyone, This Saturday our Labor Committee is hosting a panel discussion on the role of unions in the movement for Black lives, as part of our Racial Justice Speaker Series. This panel brings together local labor and social justice leaders to contribute the…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 7, 2021 at 4:16 PM

Convention Season and the Year Ahead

Hi Everyone, Last month we had our Annual Chapter Convention where we voted on a slew of resolutions and proposals to shape our work for the year ahead. This included the formation of an Internationalist Working Group, a Resolution to Formalize Chapter Endorsements Proce…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 21, 2021 at 8:56 PM

This Saturday is the 2021 Chapter Convention!

Hi Everyone,  This Saturday, June 26th @ 12pm is our chapter’s convention! We will be debating and voting on a variety of bylaw amendments and political resolutions that will shape our work in the year to come. You can find the agenda, with all the current…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 8, 2021 at 2:01 PM

2021 Chapter Convention Candidate Forum: This Saturday!

Hi everyone,   As many of y'all know, our Chapter Convention is coming up very soon. And the National DSA Convention will be coming up in August. This Saturday at 12 PM, we will be holding our annual 'Candidate Forum' where our candidates for chapter leader…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 1:41 PM

Support the #HelpNotHandcuffs Campaign and Submit Public Comment NOW!

  Hi everyone,   In April, New Orleans DSA voted to join the #HelpNotHandcuffs campaign, a campaign to take $10 million dollars out of the New Orleans Police Department budget and direct those funds to a non-police crisis response program. …
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 1, 2021 at 11:20 PM

We Are Once Again Reminding You About Convention

Hi everyone,   We are once again reminding you that our 2021 Local Convention is approaching! This is the meeting where we elect new chapter leaders, make key decisions about the political direction we want to go in, and amend our bylaws. The year since our last conventio…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 24, 2021 at 2:34 PM

May General Meeting - This Thursday @ 6:30 PM!

Hi everyone,   Our chapter's monthly General Meeting is THIS THURSDAY//JUEVES at 6:30 PM! You can find the agenda with the Zoom link to register here. Una decisión reciente que estamos entusiasmados con era contratar un servicio de traducción para estas reuniones para que…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 17, 2021 at 10:18 PM

Help Not Handcuffs Canvassing Training This Tuesday!

Hi everyone,   At our March General Meeting, we voted to join a campaign to reallocate funds from NOPD toward the creation of a Non Police Crisis Response Team. This campaign is now named Help Not Handcuffs! Our first major event in this campaign will be a campaign specif…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 4, 2021 at 9:40 PM

We, The Workers, Have The Power!

Hi everyone,   Seizing state power, abolishing the capitalist mode of production, and creating a society where the control and distribution of resources are equitably and democratically run are, admittedly lofty goals. DSA works to be a vehicle for that type of transforma…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
April 26, 2021 at 11:33 PM

Fighting for #DeepSouthDecrim and the PRO Act - Campaign Updates!

Hi everyone,   This weekend, we held our monthly General Meeting! General Meetings are the most important meeting we hold each month - this is where we make decisions as a chapter and hear updates on important campaigns! Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed …
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 2:33 PM

Stop the $25 Million Tax Giveaway to Folgers Coffee!

  Hi everyone,   Would you like a $25 million dollar tax break? Sorry, it’s only available to corporations.   New Orleans City Council is poised to approve a multimillion dollar corporate tax cut if we don’t stand up and fight for our community. On Thursda…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
December 7, 2020 at 11:42 PM

A Victory For The Coaltion- A Victory For New Orleans

Hi Everyone,     It is with great pleasure that we are lucky enough to amplify the following statement from the Save Your NOLA Library Coalition:   "Thank you to the citizens of New Orleans for voting NO on Proposition #2! Now’s the time to get a better de…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 10:06 PM

Save Our Nola Libraries- Vote No On 2

Hi Everyone,   This week is our final big push to save our public libraries from a 40% budget cut that would lead to branch closures and layoffs of public library workers. New Orleans DSA has been fighting hard alongside a massive coalition of organized …
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 5:13 PM

Early Voting Starts Today!

  Hi Everyone,   We have two quick and friendly reminders for you. Today, 11/20, is the first day of early voting for the December 5th runoff election in Orleans Parish. Libraries and library workers’ jobs are on the ballot. We’re working hard with our Sav…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 16, 2020 at 11:51 PM

The November General Meeting is This Saturday!

Hi Everyone,   This Saturday, we will be holding our November General Meeting. The General Meeting is the most important meeting we hold each month - it's the highest decision making body in the whole chapter. This is where we all come together to make co…
New Orleans DSA Local Council via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
November 11, 2020 at 8:09 PM

Tell City Council: Defund NOPD and Invest in the People!

Hi everyone, During this year's summer of uprisings, a rallying cry rang out across the country: Defund the Police! As a city and a society, we spend so much money on the police while underfunding our important social services (like the library!).  Right now, the City Council is…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 12:50 AM

Save Our Libraries: Vote NO on #2

Hi everyone,   On December 5th, New Orleans will vote on a number of millages (fancy word for dedicated taxes) that will determine how different parts of the city's government and services are funded. One of those proposals would drastically decrease fund…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 10:43 PM

We Demand: Count Every Vote!

Hi everyone,   Well, it's here - Election Day! We don't know what will happen this week, but there are some things we do know. We know that thousands of people have already stood in line for hours and hours waiting to vote, which is the direct result of p…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
October 19, 2020 at 11:24 PM

The October General Meeting is This Saturday!

Hi everyone,   This Saturday, we will be holding our October General Meeting. The General Meeting is the most important meeting we hold each month - it's the highest decision making body in the whole chapter. This is where we all come together to make col…
DSA New Orleans Local Council via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 2:35 PM

The New Orleans DSA 2020 Voter Guide is Live!

Hi everyone, The 2020 DSA New Orleans Voter Guide is live! Check it out here, and join the authors of the guide -- our Municipal Action Committee -- for a Voter Guide Release Party on Zoom tonight at 7:30 PM. Register for the call here! While the news is often focused on statew…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
October 12, 2020 at 10:15 PM

The 2020 New Orleans DSA Voter Guide is Almost Here!

Hi everyone,   Lots of folks have been asking, and the answer is YES! We will be releasing a voter guide for the upcoming election this week! This year's voter guide will be one of the most expansive voter guides we've released to date. Our Municipal Acti…
DSA New Orleans Local Council via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Some Questions for Ya!

Hi everyone, Our chapter has a few exciting new projects that are in the works, and the organizers of these projects would like your feedback and perspective in shaping that work! First, several members in our chapter have been coming together to talk about how our chapter can a…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
October 5, 2020 at 9:37 PM

2000 New Members in A Week?! #DSA100K

Hi everyone,   Last week, the Democratic Socialists of America launched the DSA100K recruitment drive - an ambitious attempt to recruit 5000 new members in the next 5 weeks. This is the first major recruitment drive our organization has ever run, and it's…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 21, 2020 at 9:11 PM

September General Meeting - This Saturday!

Hi everyone,   This Saturday, September 26th, we will be holding our monthly General Meeting. This is the most important meeting our chapter holds each month. It's our opportunity each month to come together as the assembled membership of New Orleans DSA …
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 14, 2020 at 3:59 PM

Stay Safe - Fill Out Our DSA Hurricane Preparedness Survey!

Stay Safe - Fill Out Our DSA Hurricane Preparedness Survey!   Hi everyone, This week, our chapter calendar is fairly quiet, as we all gear up for the upcoming storm. Our chapter's Direct Service Committee has put together a 2020 Hurricane S…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 8, 2020 at 3:59 PM

Join OPPRC's Defund NOPD: Our Stories, Our Power Organizing Crash Course!

Join OPPRC's Defund NOPD: Our Stories, Our Power Organizing Crash Course! Hi everyone, This week, our comrades at Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition are launching a five-week Defund NOPD organizing and story telling workshop. The first session will be th…
New Orleans DSA Local Council via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
August 19, 2020 at 5:30 PM

URGENT: Save the New Orleans Public Libraries!

Hi everyone, The New Orleans Public Libraries could soon face huge budget cuts. Act NOW to stop this! We need folks to: Email and call your City Council person’s office TODAY and tell them you OPPOSE "Agenda Item 61" on the "Regular Agenda" of Thursday's Council meeting - the s…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 2:24 PM

The August General Meeting is This Saturday!

The August General Meeting is This Saturday!   Hi everyone, Our August General Meeting is this Saturday at 2 PM! This is the most important meeting of each month - the meeting where we put the small 'd' in democratic socialism. This is when…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 10, 2020 at 4:57 PM

DSA is Seeking Delegates to the Green New Deal Strategy Summit!

DSA is Seeking Delegates to the Green New Deal Strategy Summit!   Hi everyone, There are several exciting opportunities to get involved with our chapter's work coming up!  First, the National DSA Ecosocialists Working Group is holding a (V…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 3, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Say No to the Hiring of Peter Bowen!

Say No to the Hiring of Peter Bowen! We Oppose the Hiring of Peter Bowen! Hi everyone, Last week, City Hall announced plans to hire Peter Bowen as a new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (DCAO) in charge of the city's land use. They will …
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 27, 2020 at 5:48 PM

2020 Local Convention Results + Upcoming Events

2020 Local Convention Results + Upcoming Events This Weekend, We Finished Our 2020 Local Convention!  Hi everyone, This weekend, our chapter wrapped up our 2020 Local Convention. This year's Convention was split into two meetings, one for e…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 6:22 PM

New Orleans DSA's Annual Convention is This Saturday!

New Orleans DSA's Annual Convention is This Saturday! New Orleans DSA's Annual Convention is This Saturday!   Hi everyone! Mark your calendar - Part II of our 2020 Local Convention is this Saturday, July 25 at 2 PM. The Convention is an impo…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 13, 2020 at 1:32 AM

2020 Chapter Convention: Deadline to Submit Proposals Extended!

2020 Chapter Convention: Deadline to Submit Proposals Extended! Hi everyone,  We're writing with some important information about our the second half of our annual local chapter Convention, which is coming up fast on July 25th.  First, we have extended th…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 4, 2020 at 6:53 PM

Announcing the new Local Council!

Announcing the new Local Council! The results of last week's election plus notes from the Convention Election Results After tallying the votes cast online and via mail-in ballot, we are proud to announce the officers of our chapter's Local Council for 2020…
DSA New Orleans · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 9:03 PM

Register for Saturday's Chapter Officer Elections

Register for Saturday's Chapter Officer Elections It's time! Convention is here. Convention & Elections this Saturday! Our chapter is holding its annual Local Council officer elections on Saturday, June 27th at 2 p.m. as part of our Local Convention Pa…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 19, 2020 at 10:54 PM

Attend the 2020 Election Candidate Forum Saturday

Attend the 2020 Election Candidate Forum Saturday Candidate Forum Saturday Our chapter is holding its annual Local Council officer elections on Saturday, June 27th, and we want our members to be informed of each candidate's background, experience, and platf…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Local Convention & Election Announcement

Local Convention & Election Announcement Here are the candidate's for this year's Local Council officers It is almost time for New Orleans DSA's annual Convention, our largest meeting each year. Due to social distancing measures related to the pandemic…
DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 11:04 PM

REMINDER: Special Meeting Saturday + Nominations for Officers

REMINDER: Special Meeting Saturday + Nominations for Officers Special Meeting This Saturday, May 30th, at 2 p.m. we are having a Special Meeting to discuss and vote on three amendments to our Chapter Bylaws. You can read the details of the proposed bylaw am…