Upcoming Events

October
Sunday OCT 21 1:30 PM
Stomp Out Slumlords: Anti-Eviction Canvass
L'enfant Metro Station, 7th Street and Maryland avenue entrance, Washington, DC
Come help us connect tenants facing eviction with legal resources! Tenants we speak to are twice as likely to go to court and fight their eviction, so every volunteer can make a big impact. We’re meeting at the L’Enfant metro — 7th St and Maryland Ave Exit. If you’ve never canvassed before, come for a […]
Sunday OCT 21 2:00 PM
MoCo DSA 🌹General Branch Meeting
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda,
Please join us for our October branch meeting! Help us build our vision for equality, democracy, and socialism in Montgomery County. Afterwards, we’ll adjourn to a socialist social hour at Tyber Bierhaus. See you then! (Directions: The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center is located on the plaza level on Edgemoor Lane, above the street. From […]
Sunday OCT 21 4:00 PM
Socialist Feminism Reading Group 🌹
The Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20009
Please read our Socialist Reading Groups: Participation Guide (https://docs.google.com/document/d/16YKfMQwWe0yvM2i9VlWJRTvH_OGGJD3_3gLc6DYnpoY/edit?usp=sharing) {{under revision}} and join us as we explore and discuss topics within Socialist Feminism 🌹 =========================================================== This month, our readings focus on the topic “Witchcraft from a Socialist Feminism Perspective.” Please click on the links below to access the documents {{.pdfs are in the process of […]
Sunday OCT 21 4:00 PM
Socialist Feminism Reading Group 🌹
The Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20009
Please read our reading group Participation Guide (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L6bDa9rxgCCr5O0QT5dZdKvcSSk8Nwi0B6II5vAvVCQ/edit) and join us as we explore and discuss topics within Socialist Feminism 🌹 This month, our readings focus on the gender spectrum and trans ethics. ===========================================================“The pernicious junk science stalking trans kids,” Zack Ford in Think Progress, 09-05-2017: https://thinkprogress.org/transgender-children-desistance-a5caf61fc5c6/ 🔎 “Desistance-based suggestions like ‘downplay anything feminine’ and […]
Monday OCT 22 7:00 PM
Elect teachers, not bankers: Support Emily Gasoi at candidate forum!
Thurgood Marshall Center, 1618 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
The Coalition for Public Schools and Community is hosting a D.C. State School Board of Education Candidate Forum for Ward 1. Come out to support our chapter’s endorsed candidate–Emily Gasoi–as she and her opponents face questions on education policy. The forum will be moderated by Jenny Abamu of WAMU radio. It’ll take place at the […]
Tuesday OCT 23 7:00 PM
Steering Committee
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
Steering Committee meetings are open to any MDC DSA member who would like to attend. This is a REMOTE ONLY meeting: please RSVP and message the hosts so we can make arrangements to get you the appropriate videoconferencing URL. If you would like to submit an item for the agenda, please create a Red Desk […]
Wednesday OCT 24 6:30 PM
DSA Happy Hour
Franklin Hall, 1348 Florida Avenue Northwest, Washington,
Join us for our monthly happy hour! This is a great chance to meet and mingle with fellow comrades. No agenda, no work, and no politics… well, maybe a little politics. Happy hours, like most MDC DSA events, are open to members and non-members alike! Come join us in an informal setting to learn more […]
Thursday OCT 25 6:30 PM
October Labor Working Group Meeting
Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
We’ll be going over updates to our solidarity campaigns (APWU, Providence Hospital) and have updates on our longer term projects on wage theft and organizing trainings.
Thursday OCT 25 6:30 PM
Introduction to Marxism (MDC DSA Night School)
Petworth Neighborhood Library, 4200 Kansas Ave Nw, Washington,
“Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.” This is how Marx, in one of his more literary moments, described the relation between capital and labor. Marx was predominantly a theorist of how capitalism worked, not what a future socialist society may […]
Friday OCT 26 7:30 PM
MoCo DSA Happy Hour with 🌹Baltimore DSA🌹
Tyber Bierhaus, 7525 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda,
We are being joined by comrades from Baltimore DSA at our monthly social event! Please join us at Tyber Bierhaus in Bethesda, to enjoy some leisure time with your comrades and meet new DSAers from another part of Maryland. Located right around the corner from the Bethesda Metro and the public parking garage on Edgemoor […]