Austin Democratic Socialists of America

Who We Are

Democratic Socialists of America is the largest socialist organization in the United States and we are in the midst of explosive growth nationally and locally. We are not a political party; we are an activist organization. Our vision is of a democratically run economy and society that gives power to the people rather than the privileged elites. Learn more about us.

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Simply put, we fight for a better world. Join us in our mission to build a democratically run economy and society that serves the needs of all.

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The next general body meeting will be 6:45PM-8:30PM at the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. See our calendar for more events!

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2019
  • General Meeting - Open to All!

    October 15, 2019  6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
    Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 2200 Justin Ln, Austin, TX 78757, USA

    Agenda Forthcoming! Come socialize with a hundred friendly socialist organizers!

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October 18, 2019
  • Friday Night Speed Canvas

    October 18, 2019  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Join us while we block walk District 25 every Friday evening until the March Primary. We're talking people about our working-class candidate, and we're doing it fast! We'll be clearing out some high-density voter areas, these canvasses are short, but high impact. We'll bring the sign-up sheets, you bring your feet!

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  • Karaoke Caucus

    October 18, 2019  10:00 pm - 2:00 am
    The Hole In the Wall, 2538 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

    Meet at the back bar at HITW.

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October 19, 2019
  • Saturday Morning Canvass

    October 19, 2019  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans

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  • Saturday Afternoon Canvass

    October 19, 2019  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans.

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October 20, 2019
  • Canvass: Green New Deal

    October 20, 2019  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Genuine Joe Coffeehouse, 2001 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757, USA

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October 21, 2019
  • Housing Committee Meeting

    October 21, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Cepeda Branch, Austin Public Library, 651 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702, USA

    We will be discussing our ongoing campaigns including socialist housing education, the Eviction Solidarity Network and Homes Not Handcuffs. The agenda will be posted on the Austin DSA calendar before the event. There will be baked treats.

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October 22, 2019
  • DSA Reading Group

    October 22, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA

    Meet in the coffee shop!

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October 25, 2019
  • Friday Night Speed Canvas

    October 25, 2019  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Join us while we block walk District 25 every Friday evening until the March Primary. We're talking people about our working-class candidate, and we're doing it fast! We'll be clearing out some high-density voter areas, these canvasses are short, but high impact. We'll bring the sign-up sheets, you bring your feet!

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  • Spooky Spanish: IRC’s Spanish Lesson + Spanish Horror Movie Night @ IBEW!

    October 25, 2019  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    IBEW Local Union 520, 4818 E Ben White Blvd #300, Austin, TX 78741, USA

    Want to learn how to communicate more effectively with our neighbors who speak only Spanish? Join your comrades from Austin DSA’s Immigrant Rights Committee for a short Spanish lesson, plus a screening of one of our favorite “spooktacular” films en español: The Devil’s Backbone! We will have some snacks and drinks on hand, but feel free to bring something tasty to share!

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October 26, 2019
  • Saturday Morning Canvass

    October 26, 2019  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans

    See more details

  • Saturday Afternoon Canvass

    October 26, 2019  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans.

    See more details

October 28, 2019
  • Immigrant Rights Committee Monthly Meeting

    October 28, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wildflower Church, 1314 E Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704, USA

    Monthly meeting. Agenda TBA.

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October 30, 2019
  • Health Justice Meeting

    October 30, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Windsor Park Branch, Austin Public Library, 5833 Westminster Dr, Austin, TX 78723, USA

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November 1, 2019
  • Friday Night Speed Canvas

    November 1, 2019  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Join us while we block walk District 25 every Friday evening until the March Primary. We're talking people about our working-class candidate, and we're doing it fast! We'll be clearing out some high-density voter areas, these canvasses are short, but high impact. We'll bring the sign-up sheets, you bring your feet!

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  • DSA Socialist Hour!

    November 1, 2019  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Black Star Co-op, 7020 Easy Wind Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA

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November 2, 2019
  • Saturday Morning Canvass

    November 2, 2019  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans

    See more details

  • Saturday Afternoon Canvass

    November 2, 2019  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    TBA

    Our campaign is ran and operated by working class folks, so we know how hard it is to make time to get involved in organizing. We are ramping up our block walking to give everyone a chance to be a part of our movement. Before the primary, we'll be door knocking on Saturday mornings and evenings. Join us in this fight for a better life for all Texans.

    See more details

November 7, 2019
  • Ecosocialist Working Group

    November 7, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Willie Mae Kirk Branch, Austin Public Library, 3101 Oak Springs Dr, Austin, TX 78702, USA

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