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  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM

BBQ THIS SATURDAY and LOCAL COUNCIL NOMINATIONS DUE 5/30! 🌹

Happy start to the summer, comrades! To celebrate, this weekend's general meeting will be a BBQ at the Lakeshore Park -- read on for more info! Happy start to the summer, comrades! To celebrate, this weekend's general meeting will be a BBQ at the Lakeshore Park — read o…
  New Orleans DSA · [email protected]
April 19, 2024 at 2:30 PM

General Meeting this Sat & March on the Capitol Monday! 🚨

Hey comrades! Hope y'all have had a wonderful start to your April. Our April General Meeting will be this Saturday (yay!) To ensure we're able to make democratic decisions, please come by or request a proxy to vote on your behalf. Also, come out to the State Capitol on …
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 29, 2024 at 6:03 PM

THIS WEEKEND! 🌹 General Meeting 🌹 AND Rallies for Palestine 🇵🇸 & 🏳️‍⚧️ Trans Liberation

Saturday! Join us at Nora Navra Library at noon for our monthly chapter-wide meeting, where we’ll discuss our organizing efforts and make collective decisions about the political work we are doing. Did you hear the big news? Congratulations to our DSCC victors!! Endorse…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
March 21, 2024 at 8:53 PM

DEFEND GROW DAT TONIGHT & VOTE THIS SATURDAY!

Happy Thursday, comrades! Here's some upcoming community events and needs. TONIGHT: Save Grow Dat! The City Park Conservancy began a master planning process for all of City Park which will alter transportation, infrastructure, and access in the park. They propose buildin…
  New Orleans DSA · [email protected]
March 16, 2024 at 12:24 AM

Whoops! Election day is MARCH 23rd

Did you catch our mistake? Our previous email had the wrong date. Election Day is SATURDAY, MARCH 23rd! Read our Voter Guide here and reach out with any questions (or if you're interested in helping with comms!) New to DSA? Check out our chapter's ne…
  New Orleans DSA · [email protected]
March 16, 2024 at 12:13 AM

MARCH UPDATES -- Elections, Upcoming Events, and More!

Hey comrades! Read on for updates, important info, and calls to action. Hey comrades! Read on for updates, important info, and calls to actions. Election Day for party offices is March 24th, and early voting ends this Saturday. Check out the fully released Voter Guide a…
  New Orleans DSA · [email protected]
March 7, 2024 at 4:10 AM

Housing Updates and Urgent Calls to Action!

Hey comrades! Here's some updates on city housing shenanigans, urgent calls to action, and upcoming events (late, oops). THURS, 3/7 @ 1PM: City Council will be voting on an ordinance that would ask voters to amend the city charter to mandate that at least 2% of City ge…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
February 26, 2024 at 6:30 PM

UPDATES AND UPCOMING EVENTS -- Week of February 26th

Hey comrades! At the General Meeting this past Saturday, we had great breakout discussions about our different projects, upgraded Poli Ed from a working group to a committee, and passed a resolution recommending DSCC candidates (besides those we already directly endorse…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
February 24, 2024 at 2:22 AM

TOMORROW: Monthly General Meeting!

Hey comrades! Tomorrow is the most anticipated holiday of February: General Meeting day! Join us at Nora Navra Library (1902 St. Bernard Ave) at noon for our monthly chapter-wide meeting, where we’ll discuss our organizing efforts and make collective decisions about t…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
February 14, 2024 at 3:01 PM

DSCC Updates, Brake Lights, and Palestine Solidarity / Weekly Updates 2.14.24

Hope you had a festive & safe Mardi Gras, comrades! Here's some chapter updates and upcoming events. DSCC Electoral Working Group Update Our chapter’s membership has voted to endorse all six of the DSA New Orleans candidates for DSCC! Here are the results, along wit…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
February 12, 2024 at 12:50 PM

Palestine Solidarity CALLS TO ACTION and UPDATES!

While we celebrate this Carnival season, we must not forget that bombs we fund continue to decimate the land and people of Palestine undeterred. Israel has stated clearly their intentions to ethnically cleanse and occupy the whole of the Gaza Strip and are assaulting the…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
January 27, 2024 at 4:12 AM

Palestine Solidarity & Louisiana Democratic State Party Election Updates

Palestine Solidarity Updates: At the January General Meeting last Saturday, we voted on two Palestine Solidarity Resolutions. These resolutions both passed unanimously, reaffirming New Orleans DSA’s commitment to Palestinian liberation, anti-racism, anti-colonialism, ref…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
January 24, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Weekly Updates & Events – January 24, 2024

Palestine Solidarity, Make Entergy Pay, and more Hey comrades, there’s a lot going on! Here’s a list of local events happening soon. Show up in solidarity! We’ll follow up later this week with full news updates on the Palestine Solidarity and Louisiana Democratic Party e…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 5:20 PM

General Meeting TOMORROW // New Orleans DSA Weekly Updates 1/19/24

Hello comrades, here's what's happening this weekend — General Meeting: This Saturday, January 20th at 12pm (same old time) join our monthly chapter-wide General Membership meeting, where we’ll hear updates on organizing efforts, take up formal business, and make collect…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
December 8, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Weekly Updates Dec 8 / Brakelights, All out for Palestine, Sweep LO Training, Run for DSCC

Peace comrades — Here’s what’s going on this weekend: SATURDAY 12/9: Join us at the Brake Light Clinic and Health Fair this from 11 am-2 pm at AL Davis Park (2600 Lasalle St). Mutual aid volunteers are aiming to beat the previous record by changing brake lights in 20+ ca…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
November 14, 2023 at 8:26 PM

General Meeting this Saturday! + Take action for Gaza, Big Easy Deal, and Elections

Peace Comrades — Here’s what’s going on this week: General Meeting: This Saturday, November 18th at 11 AM (note new time!) — join our monthly chapter-wide General Membership meeting, where we’ll hear updates on organizing efforts, take up formal business, and make collec…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
October 11, 2023 at 5:36 PM

THE FALL VOTER GUIDE IS HERE + More / Weekly Updates 10/11

Hey comrades! Our Fall 2023 Voter Guide is officially out! Take a read-through before you head to the polls this Saturday, October 14th! Thanks to all of our member-writers who contributed to this incredible effort. We’re proud to provide this guide as a free public serv…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 20, 2023 at 2:30 PM

DSA New Orleans Updates / September 20th, 2023

Hey Comrades! We’re midway through the month and have made meaningful progress on our initiatives. Many of us have been out canvassing for our voter registration committee and for our endorsed candidates, Mandie Landry and Lauren Jewitt. Others joined us at the Brake Lig…
  DSA New Orleans · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 3:10 PM

Let's get our endorsees elected! (and have a special meeting)

It’s the height of election season, and opportunities abound to support our endorsed members... Hello Comrades!   It’s the height of election season, and opportunities abound to support our endorsed members Rep. Mandie Landry for House District 91 and Lauren…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
September 5, 2023 at 2:00 PM

DSA New Orleans Updates / September 5th, 2023

Hey comrades! September is shaping up to be quite an exciting month for our chapter. This weekend, we completed our rigorous endorsement process with a memberwide vote and have now formally endorsed Mandie Landry for House Representative for District 91 and Lauren Jewitt…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
August 20, 2023 at 4:59 PM

DSA New Orleans Updates / August 20th, 2023

Hey comrades! Yesterday, we had a Voter Registration drive where a dozen comrades came together to canvass in the Westbank. We knocked over 150 doors and talked to neighbors about the Voter Guide, got them excited about the October 14th election, recruited people for th…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 26, 2023 at 2:01 PM

DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates / July 25th, 2023

Hello Comrades! We have a lot of awesome organizing going on in our chapter and in our city right now – join us at our General Meeting this Saturday at noon in Parish Hall (or on Zoom here) to hear more and get involved! A quick reminder from our Membership Chair Andy …
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
July 12, 2023 at 7:43 PM

DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates / July 12th, 2023

Hello comrades! Thank you to all those who were able to participate in this year's Local Convention and welcome our new Local Council! You can find a full summary of this year's convention at this link. Please fill out our National Convention Priority Survey! Our Chapte…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 21, 2023 at 9:20 PM

Call to Action: Support the Right to Bargain Ordinance!

City Council will be voting on an important ordinance related City Workers' right to organize on Thursday (6/22). The Right to Bargain Ordinance was authored by Councilmembers Moreno and Morrell, and will make sure that the City is forced to bargain with unions in a time…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 21, 2023 at 6:02 PM

THIS SATURDAY — DSA New Orleans Local Convention 2023

This Saturday, June 24th at 12pm, please join us at the John Thompson Legacy Center at 1212 St. Bernard Avenue for our Annual Local Convention! We'll hear from organizers on where we've been, and lay out the year ahead for socialist organizing with DSA. Please be sure t…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 11, 2023 at 11:18 PM

Saturday, June 24th: Mark your calendar for our Local Convention!

Saturday, June 24th: Mark your calendar for our Local Convention! RSVP HERE! Our Local Convention is an annual meeting that happens every year in the first six months of the year. Our members vote on chapter leadership, amendments to our bylaws, take up electoral endorse…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 7, 2023 at 9:35 PM

DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates / June 7th, 2023

Hey comrades! Here's what's going on this week in our chapter: TONIGHT! June 7 at 7pm | Our Municipal Action Committee meeting in person at Twelve Mile Limit (500 S Telemachus St)! This will be a discussion-centric meeting about the closing legislative session, preparing…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
June 1, 2023 at 11:28 PM

Summer of Collective Action!

If you’re following the news then you know the state is escalating its attacks on the working class and comrades across the country. Below are some ways you can stand up and fight back with us, with comrades in other organizations, and with your time or your money. NEW …
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 25, 2023 at 10:30 PM

This Weekend! Rally for LGBTQ Youth in BR, General Meeting, and Brrrrlin

Hello comrades! We have a big weekend coming up of active social justice action, important chapter business, and socialist socializing. Here's what's going on in the chapter: THIS SATURDAY, May 27th at 330 PM: Louisiana March for LGBTQ Youth in BATON ROUGE We’re calling …
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 18, 2023 at 9:03 PM

Poli-Ed: Salvage the Bones TONIGHT + Rally in Baton Rouge

Hello comrades, here's what's going on in the chapter: TONIGHT! Come join our Political Education Reading Group at Parish Hall from 7:00-8:30 to discuss Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones.  We will have food and drinks available!  If you can't make it in person, you can …
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
May 11, 2023 at 6:10 PM

Brake Light Clinic & Health Fair This Saturday!

Join us this Saturday, May 13th, at A.L. Davis Park from 12noon to 4pm to help out with this month’s brake light clinic and health fair! Come get a FREE brake light change, blood pressure check, Narcan from TryStereo and other resources. All are welcome!! If you'd li…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
April 19, 2023 at 7:33 PM

General Meeting this Saturday! Plus: Poli-Ed and Make Entergy Pay Thursday

Hey folks! Hope you're doing alright and looking forward to our APRIL GENERAL MEETING this Saturday 4/22 at 12pm noon! Please note! We're changing venue and the meeting will now be at PARISH HALL (2533 Columbus Street). This month, we'll be taking up our Electoral Strate…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 30, 2023 at 4:50 PM

Tomorrow: Trans Day of Visibility! Plus, Make Entergy Pay — Take Action on 4/1

Tomorrow, Friday, March 31st is International Transgender Day of Visibility. At a time when the rights of people in our transgender community are under historic attack, it's more important than ever to stand up, your support, and fight back. Please join us and our comrad…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
March 22, 2023 at 11:08 PM

Tomorrow — Short Term Rentals / Saturday GM

Tomorrow, members of the New Orleans City Council will yet again be determining the future of the city. Will people be allowed to stay here, or will they cave to speculators who want to turn the city into an open air hotel? Make your voice heard — you can email city cou…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 16, 2023 at 9:37 PM

Reading Group TONIGHT! / The South: Jim Crow and its Afterlives

Tonight at 7pm, DSA New Orleans Political Education Working Group is proud to host its first session of the Spring 2023 Reading Series. Join us as we delve into our city's past in order to better change the future. This session, the Reading Group will be discussing The S…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 9, 2023 at 7:02 PM

City Workers WIN! & Make Entergy Pay TONIGHT

Hey y'all — Here's some of what's happening around New Orleans: City workers are winning in the fight for stronger representation and a voice at work! On Tuesday, February 28, workers took their issues to the city council to voice their frustration with the mayor's admi…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 3, 2023 at 8:30 PM

TOMORROW: Solidarity in the Park! Brake Light & Health Fair

Greetings all — Tomorrow, Saturday, March 4th, from 12-4pm, members of DSA New Orleans will host a Health Fair + Brake Light Clinic. We offer free brake light changes, health resources, hot food, cool beverages, assistance with debt disputes, and talking with folks about…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
March 1, 2023 at 6:55 PM

Tell City Council: Ban Short-Term Rentals Now!

Hello all — Starting tomorrow, Thursday March 2nd, at 10am, New Orleans City Council will begin debating and hearing public comment on the upcoming new regulations for short-term rentals, which have devastated New Orleans communities by jacking up the cost of housing and…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
February 24, 2023 at 11:05 PM

General Meeting TOMORROW! 2/25 at Noon!

Hey all — We hope y'all are rested up from Mardi Gras! Come join us for a brief but lively General Meeting tomorrow at 12pm noon. This hybrid meeting will be held at the First Unitarian Universalist Church at 2903 Jefferson Avenue. (Enter through the side door on Soniat…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
January 10, 2023 at 7:11 PM

Make Entergy Pay — Volunteer to get the word out on MLK Day!

Friends — We need your help to hit the ground running this year with our first big campaign outreach event! Next Monday, January 16th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) at 12 noon, join us at the neutral ground at Canal St. & Norman C. Francis Pkwy. for an afternoon of can…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
January 4, 2023 at 6:36 PM

NO MORE SHORT TERM RENTALS – Call to ACTION! / Weekly Email for Jan 4, 2023

URGENT CALL TO ACTION TODAY — No More Short Term Rentals! The fight over new Short Term Rental regulation is underway. We need to mobilize if we want to win regulations over AirBnbs and the speculative real estate vultures who are turning our city into an open air hotel,…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
December 29, 2022 at 4:45 PM

Tonight! Post-Solstice Socialist Social

7pm meetup at Velveteen Lounge Tonight at 7pm, come join us for an evening of low-key holiday revelry at our favorite worker-owned bar, Velveteen Lounge! All are welcome! Curious about DSA but haven't had time to make a meeting? Thinking about joining the chapter for th…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
December 16, 2022 at 7:30 PM

🚩 General Meeting! Tomorrow, Saturday 12/17, at 12 Noon 🚩

Greetings friends! Please join us tomorrow Saturday, 12/17 at 12pm for our last General Meeting of 2022. We'll recap where we've been over the past 12 months, and discuss where we'd like to take the chapter in the New Year. We'll also hear from our poli-ed group about t…
  DSA New Orleans · [email protected]
December 9, 2022 at 11:03 PM

Runoff Voter Guide! Election Day Tomorrow!

Greetings all! It's here! The Runoff Election is this Saturday, December 10th! Check your ballot and voting location here! Our runoff update to this election cycle's voter guide is live. Read up on the three state constitutional amendments on your ballot, and the stak…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
December 7, 2022 at 10:07 PM

🚩 DSA New Orleans Weekly Updates for 12/7/22 🚩

THANK YOU to all our volunteer organizers who came out to St. Roch Park this past Saturday for our monthly Brake Light Clinic + Health Fair. We had some great convos with neighbors, changed some lights, and enjoyed some delicious BBQ. Glad to see so many new and familiar…
  DSA New Orleans · [email protected]
December 4, 2022 at 8:18 PM

Tell City Council: No More Shutoffs / Phone Zap and Speak Out!

This upcoming Tuesday, December 6th, the City Council Utility Committee will meet for the first time in months Dear Comrades, This upcoming Tuesday, December 6th, the City Council Utility Committee will meet for the first time in months, where Entergy will speak before t…
  New Orleans DSA Local Council · [email protected]
December 1, 2022 at 12:53 AM

🚩 Health Fair & Brake Clinic THIS WEEKEND! + Chapter Updates 🚩

We hope to see you all at our social this Saturday! Below are some of our upcoming events and updates. Hi Everyone! We hope to see you all at our social this Saturday! Below are some of our upcoming events and updates. We also have an announcement from our chapter co-c…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 23, 2022 at 10:51 PM

Cops Don't Keep Us Safe / November 23, 2022 Weekly Update

Hello Everyone, During the Summer of 2020, "We Protect Us" became a rallying cry at the George Floyd protests and in calls to reallocate funding from NOPD. Our chapter passed this resolution to prioritize organizing towards police abolition. As you've probably heard, on…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 17, 2022 at 6:51 PM

Weekly Updates / November 17, 2022

Make Entergy Pay! – Election Updates – More Winter is the time for comfort, good food, warmth, and, as always, collective action! Here’s what’s going on in the chapter in the days and weeks ahead: MAKE ENTERGY PAY, Join us TODAY! As of November 1st, DSA New Orleans has…
  DSA New Orleans Local Council · [email protected]
November 7, 2022 at 7:04 PM

ELECTION DAY! VOTER GUIDE! GET OUT THE VOTE!

ELECTION DAY IS TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 8th! You can find all of your voter information, including sample ballots and polling locations here! Polls are open from 6am until 8am. If you haven't already seen it yet, the New Orleans DSA Fall 2022 Voter Guide is out! You can learn…