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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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

  • SoliComm Phone Banking - DSA Union Members

    February 28, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Democracy Center, 45 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge MA, 02138

    Join BDSA Labor Working Group's Solidarity Committee this Wednesday, 7:30PM at the Democracy Center for a phone bank of union members in DSA.

    As BDSA's Strike Ready Team, we mobilized DSA members for national strike waves (UPS Teamsters, UAW Big 3 Strike). Now, we've shifted towards deepening our understanding of Boston's labor scene, and creating a network of DSA union members who are committed to building militancy in their locals. We hope that our conversations with rank-and-file union members will not
    only give us a sense of how active and militant our local unions are,
    but also help us build connections and share knowledge with fellow socialist union organizers.

    During our phone bank, we'll be asking our union DSA members to fill out this survey: link . Please join us if you can! Get in touch by emailing the Labor Working Group at labor@bostondsa.org.

    *Link to RSVP on ActionNetwork:* https://actionnetwork.org/events/solicomm-phone-banking-dsa-union-members

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  • Green New Deal for Schools campaign meeting

    February 29, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Online

    This is the meeting for planning our campaign for a Green New Deal for Somerville Public Schools. We meet on zoom every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 7 pm.

    *Link to RSVP on ActionNetwork:* https://actionnetwork.org/events/green-new-deal-for-schools-campaign-meeting-7

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