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Igniting the Socialist Resistance Against Trump

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From February 17-19, members of Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) gathered for “Revolution at the Crossroads: Igniting the Socialist Resistance Against Trump.” The first YDS conference since the post-Bernie/Trump boom, the gathering acted as a rally point for all our new members as well as the staging ground for building and confronting the new far-right administration.

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YDS is Seeking Editors and Writers for The Activist!

The Activist is the official blog of Young Democratic Socialists. Because of the massive growth DSA and YDS have experienced, we’re remaking The Activist as a more organized and active part of YDS. Until now, The Activist has been a great forum for opinion within DSA, and that’s a role we want to preserve, but we also want to focus on expanding our journalistic coverage of DSA and the left more broadly.

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"Revolution at the Crossroads" Full Agenda and Speakers

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Check out "Revolution at the Crossroads: Igniting the Socialist Resistance Against Trump" amazing speakers and agenda here.

 

The event is at the Mayday Community Space in Brooklyn, NY starting at Friday, February 17th at 6 PM and ending Sunday, February 19th at 4 PM. 

 

There is still limited space to attend. Fees start at $25 and you can register here.

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YDS Welcomes Five New Chapters!

This week we are welcoming five new chapters of Young Democratic Socialists that just recently received recognition. We are happy and honored to see such tremendous energy and excitement around Young Democratic Socialists, and are excited to work with our newest chapters to build the democratic socialist movement.

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Welcoming Young Democratic Socialists of Princeton

Image may contain: textYoung Democratic Socialists is happy to welcome our newest Chapter at Princeton University! In their founding statement they highlighted the need on campus for an "organized left" to bring together the variety of progressive campaigns into a cohesive coalition for democratic socialism. They pointed out that "after the election of Donald Trump, a multi-voice, inclusive, and outspokenly left voice on campus" is a necessity to fight back against the right wing and attacks on workers, immigrants, and other vulnerable communities on campus. 

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