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From a Moment to a Movement


We continued our Bernie campaign this past Sunday with a canvass in the Little River/Gladview area. With a remarkable turnout, we collectively knocked on over doors in 2 hours.  It was evident from the overwhelmingly positive reaction we received that Bernie is gaining momentum among ordinary working class people. 

It was also Miami DSA's first time canvassing with MiniVan, a canvassing app recently rolled out to chapters by DSA’s national body.  Unlike what we saw in Iowa, the app worked wonders and really helped our volunteers effectively navigate unfamiliar turf.

Whether or not Bernie wins, the movement that he has inspired must endure long after his campaign has ended, or else we won’t be able to enact his platform, much less socialism.  We believe DSA is uniquely positioned to absorb much of the energy powering the campaign when that day comes.  Join us as we try to get Bernie elected.  And join us, also, as we build a movement that is bigger than single election– a mass socialist movement that will fight to the end for the many, not the few.
Miami DSA for Bernie Phone Bank
For the last 4 months Miami DSA has been knocking doors and talking to working people about the Bernie Sanders campaign and our vision for a more humane social order. Join us on Wednesday, February 12th as we follow up with these folks to make sure they are registered to vote, know where their polling place is and cast their ballot for Bernie! We will be meeting at the Center for Social Change (2103 Coral Way, 2nd Floor) at 6:30.

Please bring a laptop and phone, and come help us build the movement behind Bernie. Training will be provided at the beginning.
Our comrades on the Bird Road Podcast had a chance to interview Melba Pearson, the progressive candidate running against Katherine Fernandez Rundle for the position of State Attorney. She took some time to talk about how she would do the job, what justice in Miami-Dade should look like, decriminalization of marijuana and other drugs, sex work, houselessness and myriad other issues.  Give it a listen! We'll also get a chance to interview her ourselves at our monthly meeting on February the 23rd.

Want to Join? Renew Your Dues?

If you like to renew your membership dues, or if you would like to become a new member, please click on the following link. Please note that in order to vote on important chapter decisions such as resolutions, endorsements, or steering committee elections, you must be a dues-paying member.   

https://act.dsausa.org/donate/membership/

Donate to Miami DSA!

For nearly the entirety of DSA's history in Miami, we've organized, served our community, offered trainings and educational events with virtually no money. You can help us expand and sustain our work by becoming a monthly sustainer or giving a one-time donation. Thank you so much for your support.

📚 This Week in #PeoplesHistory 📚

📖 2/11: 1937 Flint Sit-Down Strike
📖 2/11: 1978 "Longest Walk" begins

📖 2/11: 1990 Nelson Mandela liberated
📖 2/14: 1818 Frederick Douglass born
📖 2/14: 2011 Wisconsin uprising begins
📖 2/15: 2003 Millions of people protest Iraq War
📖 2/16: 1931 Harlan County War begins

Join a DSA Working Group

The vast majority of Miami DSA's work takes place in our Working Groups. Visit our website or email the links below to find out more about how to get involved:

📢Communication & Outreach📢
☑️ Electoral ☑️
🌍 International Solidarity 🌏
🕘 Labor 🕘
🔧 Mutual Aid 🔧
📚 Political Education 📚

🍲 Miami DSA Mutual Mondays 🛠️
Join Miami DSA's Mutual Aid Working Group at Lot 33 Downtown for Mutual Mondays, a weekly program designed to directly address material distress and build solidarity in our community.  We offer free food, clothing and resources to anyone in need, with the aim of empowering the oppressed to fight for their dignity.

We begin serving at 7 p.m. outside Lot 33 on SW 2nd St., near the cross street with SW 2nd Ave. 

📅 Calendar/Upcoming Events 📅

🌹  2/12: Miami DSA for Bernie Phone Bank
🌹  2/21: Miami DSA Political Education Film Screening
🌹  2/22: Miami DSA for Bernie Canvassing and Training
🌹  2/23: Miami DSA Monthly Meeting
🌹  Every Monday: Mutual Mondays
🌹  Every Tuesday and Thursday: Dream Defenders Phone Bank for Bernie
 

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