Garden Giveway

Our Garden Giveaway was a great success! On Saturday October 10, we enjoyed the public park and community while learning more about our neighbors’ shared struggles and desires for a better future.

10/3 Newburgh Brakelight Clinic

Another successful brakelight clinic helping people reduce their interactions with police. Police responses to traffic violations like broken brake lights demonstrate one way that working class people are criminalized in our society. There are plenty of reasons why people don’t fix their brake lights: they may work a lot, be busy caring for family or… Read more »

9/27 Kingston Brakelight Clinic

In Kingston we were out checking and fixing brakelights. We had good conversations about policing and community safety. When we discussed the economic and political system that allows those interactions to be acceptable and commonplace we found people agreeing with us that they wanted a more kind, democratic society that works for the people.

MHVDSA August Newsletter

The Mid-Hudson Valley DSA has been quite busy with many recent developments and a jam packed schedule for the days ahead. We wanted to update our members with some of what the chapter has been working on. Updates from the August 8th General Assembly The chapter recently conducted our first online General Assembly. In this… Read more »

Mid-Hudson Valley DSA Stands With Sarah Salem

The Mid-Hudson Valley Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with our member, City of Poughkeepsie Common Council Chairperson Sarah Salem, and against attacks on them by the city’s Police Benevolent Association. We support the efforts of Salem, along with colleagues such as Council Member Evan Menist, to make much needed changes to policing in… Read more »

New biweekly chapter meeting schedule

Mid Hudson Valley DSA is now holding regular chapter meetings online using Zoom due to the coronavirus pandemic. Meetings will be held every two weeks at 7 PM, and alternate between Tuesday and Saturday evenings to accomodate different schedules. Come discuss DSA’s organizing, our socialist vision, and learn about how you can get involved with… Read more »

2019 DSA Convention Report

From August 1-4, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, the Democratic Socialists of America held our bi-annual national convention, gathering 1000 elected delegates from chapters in all 50 states. It was by far the largest DSA convention ever, and the largest socialist gathering of its kind in generations. Although DSA has existed since 1982, the 2017 convention… Read more »

2019 DSA National Convention Delegates Nominations

To submit a nomination, email organize@mhvdsa.org. Nominations are currently open, and will remain open through Sunday, June 9th. Voting will take place from June 10-16. For further questions and discussion about the nomination process or the nominees, please join the #nominations channel of the MHV DSA Slack; email organize@mhvdsa.org if you need help accessing Slack.… Read more »