Austin Democratic Socialists of America

Garrick J

Pronouns: He/him Please describe your organizing experience within Austin DSA For over two years, I have dedicated myself to the work of building Austin DSA’s capacity and making sure our organizers have had the tools we need to win. For example, the chapter’s website and email system were both largely my creation. In late 2018, […]

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Thomas S

Pronouns: He/him Please describe your organizing experience within Austin DSA I have been a member of Austin DSA since May of 2017. In my time with DSA I have helped to organize the karaoke caucus, run a round of new member schools and now serve as secretary for the Immigrant Rights Committee. My contributions have […]

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Madeline D

Pronouns: She/her Please describe your organizing experience within Austin DSA I was a co-chair of the housing committee for the latter half of 2018 and led Prop A (the $250 million housing bond) campaign organizing weekly canvasses and strategy meetings. I have organized with our Medicare for All campaign, hosting and participating in canvasses. What […]

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Sarah Morris

Pronouns: she/her/hers Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? I’m deeply committed to building DSA into the strong, strategic and vast organization it must become to lead (or be a significant leader in) a broad, bold movement to liberate the American working class. I haven’t been an active socialist organizer for very […]

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Tandera Louie

Pronouns: she/her/theirs/them Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? Real life experience of how organizing effects poor and Black communities. Experience with nonviolent communication. My focus on issues and tangible goals outside of just my ideological beliefs. Is there any particular caucus or issue you want to represent at the National Convention? […]

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Trish Neri

Pronouns: She/Her Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? Hi Everyone! I am fortunate to have worked on the Medicare for All and Paid Sick Days campaigns as both a canvasser and a three-time canvass host. I also canvassed in support of our big ol’ Housing Bond and am hoping to host […]

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Kim Varela-Broxson

Pronouns: she/her Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? I’ve been a member of Austin DSA for the last two years, and I’d be a good representative for our chapter. I was co-chair of the feminist action committee before joining the LC, then being elected as a chapter cochair. I think I […]

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Ceci Murray

Pronouns: she/her Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? After attending a few scattered meetings in 2017 and 2018, I officially joined Austin DSA around the start of this year. Since that time I’ve been active with the Feminist Action Committee, particularly in planning and fundraising for abortion equity through Bowl-a-thon. I’m […]

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Laurel Morris

Pronouns: she/her Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? I started getting active in DSA at the start of 2019 and have primarily focused my organizing efforts on Bowlathon. As a member of the Feminist Action Committee, I’m committed to seeing DSA become a more feminist and inclusive space both on a […]

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Kayla Hartman

Pronouns: she/her Why should Austin DSA send you to the National Convention? I’m extremely dedicated to the health of the organization and the culture we create. I’m not a parliamentary procedure expert, nor do I LOVE big meetings, AND I think it’s important for people like me (rank and file, not a professional organizer, typically […]

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