We’re the Houston local of the Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the country. We fight for more democracy — in our politics, workplaces, and communities. Our members are building and supporting progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly socialist presence in U.S. communities and politics through activism, political education, and community organization.
1. watch Berta Vive
2. plan Climate Summit direct action
3. brief overview of Truth and Dare, curriculum used by EcoSocialist Horizons and one we’ll be following in the coming months
For the next Houston DSA Reading Group we will be covering the first three chapters of Asad Haider‘s new book Mistaken Identity. The book is available for purchase or download here:
The books is short and we expect to cover it in two reading group sessions (three chapters each).
If you need access to the book and can not purchase it yourself let us know.
For your supplemental enjoyment, there is also an interesting recent episode of The Dig podcast with Haider you can listen to here:
The Houston DSA Reading Group is open to members and non-members alike and aims to be accessible to all attendees regardless of background knowledge or expertise.
We hope to see you there!
Please RSVP to Alison if you’re attending this meeting. We have to know that you’re coming in order to let you in to the WeWork building.
Houston DSA’s Racial Justice Working Group is going strong and you can join us as we fight to strengthen our communities against racist oppression. Come out to our next meeting where we’ll discuss the following:
- The launch of our Migrant Detainee Visitation Program, in partnership with Freedom for Immigrants.
- The upcoming action in support of the National Prison Strike.
- Updates on the 419 Emancipation “baby jail” and the Shut Down Shiloh campaign.
- We’ll talk about more about prison abolition and police abolition as discussed in two articles.
The meeting will be a great opportunity for you to bring up any other racial justice issues you’ve noticed in the community. Come out and organize with a great bunch of comrades!
Houston DSA is firmly committed to organizing to #AbolishICE and #AbolishDHS. We encourage our members and allies to participate in the following actions. Please follow us here on our website, HoustonDSA.org, and on Facebook and Twitter, @HoustonDSA, to be kept up to date as future actions are announced. Community Action No Baby Jails – FIEL …
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