Austin Democratic Socialists of America

Matthew Chovanec

As a teacher of freshman classes at UT Austin, and also as someone who has used membership databases extensively in my former professional life, I understand that growing our DSA chapter requires both friendly human outreach and ruthless digital efficiency. Connecting with new and potential members requires a mix of congenial persuasion, patient instruction, and […]

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Broad Base of Community Organizations Announce Support for $300 Million Housing Bond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE austindsa.org/contact-us/ May 8, 2018 Austin, Texas — In response to Austin’s housing crisis, fourteen local community organizations announced today their support of a $300 million housing bond for the City of Austin this fall. The endorsing organizations include the following: AURA Austin Democratic Socialists of America Austin Justice Coalition ADAPT of Texas […]

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2018 Affordable Housing Bond Demands

Endorsed by Austin DSA at the January 2018 General Meeting Amended for Presentation at the March 2018 General Meeting Note: Initial demands were approved at the January 2018 General Body Meeting (GBM) with an amendment that by the March GBM the housing committee would present an addendum specifying what type of housing the committee recommends […]

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Austin DSA Endorses Boost to $300 Million for November 2018 Affordable Housing Bond

For immediate release AustinDSA.org/contact-us/ Austin is in the middle of a housing affordability crisis for low and moderate income families. Our city needs at least 48,000 additional affordable housing units to make sufficient progress to address this crisis. The current proposal of $161 million will not get the job done. To address the displacement of […]

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