Official Statements

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 »

Letter of Condemnation: Diana Reddy

Silicon Valley DSA condemns the racist, dismissive, and insensitive statements made by Redwood City Councilwoman Diana Reddy in response to widespread public calls to defund the police. Since June, thousands of people around the country and right here in Redwood City have called to defund and descope the police and have asked for concrete action… Read more »

In Support of Juristac and Against Sargent Quarry

Resolution adopted March 24, 2019 by a general membership vote. Declaration Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America (SV DSA) stands together with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in opposition to profit-driven “development” that threatens Amah Mutsun sacred sites and burials. In particular, SV DSA stands in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in its… Read more »

Solidarity with Anchor Steam Workers

At noon on February 7th, 2019, Anchor workers delivered a letter to management requesting that they recognize the Anchor Workers Steam Union. 1 Silicon Valley DSA Labor proudly stands in solidarity with Anchor Steam workers in their fight for livable wages and respect for the dignity of their labor. Local jobs that pay a living… Read more »

Solidarity with Hotel Workers

This summer, union hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE! enter into contract negotiations with Marriott hotels. Marriott is, by far, the largest hotel chain in world. Last year, they spent $3 Billion dollars in share buybacks to return profits to shareholders, rather than justly compensate their 177,000 workers around the world. We of Silicon Valley… Read more »

In Support of Sex Workers

Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America stand with organized sex workers across the country in opposing both the Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act (SESTA) and the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which were signed into law on April 11, 2018. SESTA/FOSTA gives states the power to limit the freedom and safety of sex workers… Read more »

On US-led airstrikes in Syria

As socialists, we fundamentally oppose imperialism and imposed military force around the world. The United States-led coalition has launched over 14,000 missile strikes in Syria since 2014.[1] These indefensible international crimes were punctuated by the recent missile strike in Damascus on April 14th. The U.S. government has claimed to be motivated by humanitarian reasons, but… Read more »