March General Chapter Meeting: Zoom Edition
Our monthly meeting for March will take place on a Zoom conference, and we are so excited to connect with you face to face!
We have some admin items to briefly cover regarding some proposed amendments to our by-laws. Then expect:
-Report-backs from Working Groups
-A presentation by Mutual Aid on best practices in North Jersey during COVID-19. This document has been put together as a resource by DSA National: https://tinyurl.com/rnohk78
-Discuss the DSA-NNJ COVID-19 Response. Please check out the response from DSA National, in their COVID-19 Bulletin #1 (and be sure to sign up for more): https://tinyurl.com/rj9watw
Bulletin #2 here: https://tinyurl.com/wkx86gc
Bulletin #3 here: https://tinyurl.com/rkvy9y5
-A political education session where we will discuss the question, “What does it mean to be a Democratic Socialist?” Hosted by our newly formed Poli-Ed Committee. We ask that you prepare with this reading by our comrade in NYC Neal Meyer: https://tinyurl.com/tm63p9x
Jacob: How do we apply our socialist analysis into our actions? (Praxis)
Karl & Sofia: What’s the role of socialists and DSA in the current electoral system?
Eric: How do we deal with society’s misconceptions about socialism?
Scott: How can the DSA make alliances with other groups without losing sight of our beliefs?
Additional readings here: Ramsin Canon, “What It Means to Be a Marxist” http://midwestsocialist.com/2018/11/29/what-it-means-to-be-a-marxist/
Nivedita Majumdar, “Why We’re Marxists” https://jacobinmag.com/2014/07/why-were-marxists
Various Authors, “The ABCs of Socialism” https://s3.jacobinmag.com/issues/jacobin-abcs.pdf
Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/109502651 Meeting ID: 109 02 651 Dial in: +1 646 558 8656
Date & Time
March 26th, 2020
Meeting ID: 109 02 651
Dial in: +1 646 558 8656