Weekly Newsletter – 10/19/20

Hi comrade! The election is approaching (in an already-spooky time of year), but it’s not time to get scared — it’s time to organize. As socialists, we believe our economy and society should be run democratically to meet human needs, not to make profits for a few. And we believe in your ability to help… 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 »

Welcome to the SV DSA Blog!

Welcome to the blog for the Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America! As a part of our ongoing fight for working class power, we recognize that knowledge is key to organizing. Here you’ll find content like: Official statements and press releases from SV DSA Updates on relevant events, projects, and causes Personal reflections from our… 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 »

Statement to Demand the Abolition of ICE

Silicon Valley Democratic Socialists of America joins the call from activist groups and other DSA chapters around the country to demand the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the immediate reunification of detained families, and the halt to all detentions and deportations. We stand in solidarity with asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants, who… 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 »