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.

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An Update from the Community Safety Priority

An Update from the Community Safety Priority

Greetings from the Community Safety Priority Implementation Team. We are nearly halfway through the year, and we would like to send an update to the chapter about what we’ve been up to and what we have coming up. First of all, we are pleased to announce Digital...

An Update from the Community Safety Priority

March Resolution Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the discussion and voting process for the three policy resolutions presented at the March General Meeting. All three resolutions passed; see below for the full results and next steps for all three resolutions. As a reminder,...

Upcoming Events

  • December 2023 Chapter Orientation

    December 10, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    New to Boston DSA? Not sure how to get started? Not a member yet, but looking to dip your toe in? Or maybe you're a not-so-new member, but haven't been active in a while? Welcome! Join us via Zoom for a Chapter Orientation.

    Comrades from our Membership Committee will walk you through the chapter's structure, answer questions, facilitate discussion about socialist organizing in Boston, discuss our Chapter's current priorities and projects, and help you get plugged in and involved in fighting back locally against capitalism.

    *Link to RSVP on ActionNetwork:* https://actionnetwork.org/events/december-2023-chapter-orientation-2

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  • Capital Reading Group

    December 10, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Come read Capital with comrades! Boston DSA's Political Education Working Group is hosting a Capital Reading Group, open to all DSA members. We will be meeting monthly on Zoom and reading Ben Fowkes' translation (please reach out for an e-copy!).

    If you are interested in attending, please reach out to education@bostondsa.org

    The dates for the reading group are:
    5/21/23 - 1-3pm
    6/11/23 - 1-3pm
    7/16/23 - 1-3pm
    8/13/23 - 1-3pm
    9/17/23 - 1-3pm
    10/1/23 - 1-3pm
    11/5/23 - 1-3pm
    12/10/23 - 1-3pm
    1/14/24 - 1-3pm
    2/11/24 - 1-3pm
    3/17/24 - 1-3pm
    4/14/24 - 1-3pm


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