Convention 2015 Scholarships

Redistribute to help youth, student, and low income folks attend the national convention! The economy is worse than ever for young people and the unemployed, and your support can make all the difference in building the future of our movement.

$175 covers one low-income registration YDSinATLsolidarityroadtrip.jpg

$60 covers a bus ticket

$25 adds up so we can offer small scholarships

$400 covers a plane ticket

Please make your contributions to DSA by donating below.  If it’s vital to you that your gift be deductible from your taxes as a charitable contribution (which gifts to DSA are not), then you may make a gift to our sister educational organization, DSA Fund, which will be able to offer partial subsidies to allow people to attend the many educational aspects of the conference.


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Film Discussion: Pride

September 10, 2017
· 20 rsvps

Join DSA members Eric Brasure and Brendan Hamill to discuss the British film Pride (2014). It’s 1984, British coal miners are on strike, and a group of gays and lesbians in London bring the queer community together to support the miners in their fight. Based on the true story of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. The film is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon, and iTunes. 8 ET/7 CT/6 MT/5 PT.

Film Discussion: Union Maids

September 24, 2017
· 21 rsvps

 

Join DSA member and labor historian Susan Hirsch in discussing Union Maids (1976). Nominated for an Academy Award, this documentary follows three Chicago labor organizers (Kate Hyndman, Stella Nowicki, and Sylvia Woods) active beginning in the 1930s. The filmmakers were members of the New American Movement (a precursor of DSA), and the late Vicki Starr (aka Stella Nowicki) was a longtime member of Chicago DSA and the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. It’s available free on YouTube, though sound quality is poor. 8ET/7CT/6MT/5PT.