Who We Are

Boston DSA is the Eastern MA chapter of Democratic Socialists of America.

 

We are working against the oppressive capitalist system in its many forms. We see these oppressions — economic inequality, patriarchy, white supremacy, to name a few — as interlinked, intersecting, and inseparable.

 

Join us in building mass movements for the world we deserve and growing an openly socialist presence in communities and politics in the Greater Boston Area.

 

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Get Involved

Join a 2023 Chapter Priority Campaign

Boston DSA members vote on organizing campaigns to prioritize and focus on every year. Our 2023 campaigns are “We Keep Us Safe: Growing Direct Action, Safety & Security in Our Community” and “Expanding Socialists in Office Committees.” Learn more about our priorities and get involved today.

Join a BDSA Working Group

Boston DSA’s working groups carry out the external political work of the chapter. Working groups are centered strategies such as labor organizing (supporting striking workers and educators) or socialist electoral politics (challenging the legislative system). Learn about the working groups and find your organizing home within the chapter.

Recent Endorsements

Medicare for All testimony

Boston DSA endorses the Massachusetts Medicare for All bills H.1239 & S.744, and submitted the following written testimony of the bill: Dear Chair Friedman, Chair Lawn, and members of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing, We are the Boston chapter of the...

10/9 Palestine March

10/9 Palestine March

In the wake of the Israeli invasion of Gaza, we are inspired by the courage of the Palestinian people. We call upon everyone in the Boston area to express clear support for the Palestinian resistance, without conditions, and to take action to disrupt support for...

Related News & Updates

Boston DSA Big 3 Strike Ready Resolution

Boston DSA Big 3 Strike Ready Resolution

PASSED by the Boston DSA Coordinating Committee September 13, 2023Whereas, the collective bargaining agreement between the UAW and Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis (collectively known as the Big 3) expires on September 14, covering 150,000 autoworkers around the...

Upcoming Events

  • If We Burn Reading Group Session 2

    March 5, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Online

    Join us Tuesday, March 5th, from 7:30 to 9 PM for Session 2 of our Reading Group on Vincent Bevins "If We Burn," covering chapters 3 - 5.

    Instructions for accessing the discord will be sent in your RSVP confirmation email.

    See you then,

    -Boston DSA Political Education Working Group

    *Link to RSVP on ActionNetwork:* https://actionnetwork.org/events/if-we-burn-reading-group-session-2

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  • March 2024 Boston Neighborhood Working Group Meeting

    March 6, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
    Mezzanine Conference Room 2, 700 Boylston St, Boston MA, 02116

    Attention DSA members in Boston proper — Join us for a neighborhood group meeting on Wednesday, March 6 from 6:00 to 7:45 pm.

    This gathering will be hybrid - we're meeting at the Boston Public Library's Central Library in Copley Square, but a zoom link will also be provided if you RSVP.

    At this meeting, we will discuss recent happenings in Boston politics, potential priorities and campaigns for our neighborhood group, and more. We hope to see you there!

    *Link to RSVP on ActionNetwork:* https://actionnetwork.org/events/march-2024-boston-neighborhood-working-group-meeting

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