Birmingham DSA Resources

Active Interest Forms

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Interest Form: Palestine Solidarity

Interest Form: Electoral Working Group

Interest Form: Free Alabama Movement/Prison Strike Solidarity

Interest Form: Green New Deal/Ecosocialism Organizing

Interest Form: “No Sweeps” Protection of the Tenuously Housed Program

Interest Form: Rural Organizing Working Group

For New Members: The Basics

What is DSA? An Introduction.

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For New Members: Conduct

DSA Code of Conduct for Members (adopted as Birmingham DSA’s Code of Conduct by resolution in May 2022)

DSA Meeting Code of Conduct (adopted as Birmingham DSA’s Meeting Code of Conduct by resolution in May 2022)

Harassment Grievance Disclosure: If you experience or witness harassment in any DSA space, you may report it to our chapter’s harassment grievance officers (HGOs) at grievance [a] bhamdsa {dot} org. All reports will remain confidential with our HGOs. The full text of our Harassment and Grievance Policy can be found in Section 11 of our current bylaws. (Our chapter’s current HGOs are Melissa D. and Matthew H.)

For New Members: WhatsApp Community

Members in good standing have access to our WhatsApp Community, our central digital platform for our day-to-day organizing activities. If you’re a member that would like to be added to or WhatsApp Community, email steering {a} bhamdsa (dot) org.

For New Members: Additional Resources

Birmingham DSA monthly local dues (these dues are currently optional for members)

Frequently Asked Questions (coming soon)

Labor Working Group Resources

Scottsboro Starbucks Partners relief fund

Mutual Aid Working Group Resources

‘Know Your Rights If Police Pull You Over’ printable cards

Housing Justice Working Group: Resources for Tenants/Renters in Birmingham

City of Birmingham Rental Assistance

Jefferson County Emergency Rental Assistance

Statewide Rental Assistance (outside Jefferson)

Utility Assistance in Jefferson County

Alabama Tenants’ Handbook

Miscellaneous Resources

Birmingham DSA Bylaws

Check your DSA membership status

DSA Political Education Resources

Reimbursement Request Form

Tutorial for Digitally Setting Up Chapter Events