Join us — next canvass for Prop 10 is Sunday October 21 @ 11am

No canvassing experience necessary! Just show up with your walking shoes on — also useful: a hat, water, sunglasses, extra pen and a friend who wants to do something about the housing crisis!

Join us as we go door to door talking to our communities about why supporting Prop 10 this November is so important for renters, and anyone concerned about the housing crisis in California. The opposition is dumping an enormous amount of money into stopping this effort to help make housing more affordable, and face to face conversations are the best way to spread the word on a very popular proposition (once folks learn about it). Questions? housing@dsasb.org

Scroll down to view the full form. Or, click here to open the sign up form in a separate window.

Chapter Calendar

october

tue16oct5:30 pm7:00 pmProp 10 Street Canvass @ Downtown Farmer's Market5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Solidarity Calendar

november

thu15nov12:45 am2:00 pmPATRISSE CULLORS @SBCC - A BLACK LIVES MATTER MEMOIR12:45 am - 2:00 pm

thu15nov6:00 pm7:30 pmPatrisse Cullors @UCSB - A Black Lives Matter Memoir6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Submit New Event

Only events that align with DSA SB’s forthcoming bylaws and community standards will be promoted. 

Ways You Can Act — Right Now

You can do it on your own, or get together with some friends and help text 1,000,000 Californians about Prop 10! To get started, follow the instructions here.

Get Connected

There are many ways to get involved and / or support the work of our chapter and DSA, both regionally and nationally. Don’t miss out on important opportunities and announcements.

Become a DSA Member
Getting Involved in DSA
Medicare For All Working Group
Housing Justice Working Group
Elections 2018 Group (Coming Soon)

Facebook  Twitter

Get Email Newsletter

* indicates required
Are you registered as DSA member?

Donations Welcome

    • Fall Chapter Fundraising

      We welcome small donations to help us donate funds to our generous hosts at the Quaker Meeting House, and help us cover costs of printing and campaign work. For now, we accept PAYPAL digitally, and take up a cash collection at monthly chapter events. Thanks for your generosity.
      0
      $0.00 donated of $500.00 goal

Active organizing for democracy is needed now more than ever. For this to succeed, both working and poor people—who are the majority—have to have a voice. DSA is one of those voices.” —Dolores Huerta

What is DSA?

Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet human needs, not to make profits for a few. We are a political and activist organization, not a party; through campus and community-based chapters DSA members use a variety of tactics, from legislative to direct action, to fight for reforms that empower working people.

Read More | PDF

From the Blog:

Chapter members invited to help develop our platform

An aspirational, living document we can grow and amend over time. Click here to comment or make suggestions. You can also send us an email: dsasantabarbara@gmail.com

Read more

Candidate Statements for Sept 12 Convention

On September 12 we will have our first annual DSA Santa Barbara chapter convention! At the convention, one of the things we will be doing is casting votes on chapter…

Read more

Rent control is on the ballot in November

Supporters of squashing Costa-Hawkins Act say they have enough signatures to make the vote “The People of the State of California hereby declare the following intent in enacting this Act:…

Read more

“History has shown time and time again that societies fall short of their full potential for human emancipation without radical trailblazers working ceaselessly to pull mainstream political discourse to the Left and thereby expand the “politics of the possible…