Chapter Committee Statement on Assemblymember Alex Lee and SB403

The Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America Chapter Committee condemns the amendments proposed by SV-DSA member and District 24 State Assemblymember Alex Lee to SB 403, the anti-caste-discrimination bill endorsed by SV-DSA. While Lee’s proposed amendments were not all adopted as such, they added to a chorus of voices that unacceptably weakened the bill as… Read more »

Chapter Committee Statement on Assemblymember Alex Lee and AB642

Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America Chapter Committee condemns the recent introduction of Assembly Bill 642, legalizing law enforcement use of facial recognition technology (FRT) in California. We further condemn the recent co-sponsorship of AB642 by SV-DSA member and District 25 State Assemblymember Alex Lee. Only determined and militant social movements can chart a safe… Read more »

Statement on the assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh

Supporters of Palestinian rights around the world are taking action to prevent the imminent displacement of at least 1,000 Palestinians, including 500 children from the Masafer Yatta region of the occupied West Bank, an area Israel has declared a military firing zone. On May 4th, 2022, the Israeli High Court issued its final decision in… Read more »

Silicon Valley DSA Stands in Solidarity with Palestinians

In the past week, the state of Israel has escalated its violence against Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Israel is expelling Palestinian families in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan neighborhoods to make way for more Jewish settlers. When Palestinians protested these expulsions, Israeli police responded with violent repression, including attacks on… Read more »

Newsletter – 2021-04-25

DSA wants to get the PRO (Protect the Right to Organize) Act passed, and we need your help! The PRO Act is the most comprehensive update to labor law since the passage of the National Labor Relations Act nearly a century ago. The PRO Act closes the contractor loophole created by Prop 22, ends right-to-work… Read more »

Newsletter – 2021-04-12

Voting for our officer election has concluded. Results are in, and we’re pleased to announce nine new officers for the Silicon Valley chapter of DSA! Join our first chapter meeting with them this Sunday, April 18th at 2pm. All are welcome to come meet the officers and ask questions! Now is a great time to… Read more »

Special Newsletter: Election Update

We are so proud of all of our candidates and the many SV DSA members who organized for one of our endorsed campaigns. Two of our endorsed candidates won: In an upset, Lissette Espinoza-Garnica has won election to City Council in Redwood City! Read our press release. After a landslide win, Alex Lee is heading… Read more »

November 14, 2020 – Weekend Events

We have another weekend full of events leading us toward a socialist future! 🌹 We hope to see our comrades at the Chapter Meeting this Sunday at 2pm. New to DSA? Our Chapter Meeting is a great place to start. SV DSA November Chapter Meeting Sun, Nov 15. 2-4pm. Register here to join the call.… Read more »