Birmingham DSA Resources

Active Interest Forms

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Interest Form: Palestine Solidarity

Interest Form: Narcan Organizing

Interest Form: Reading Group for Dean Spade’s “Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During this Crisis (and the Next)”

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 HGO is Brit B. One HGO seat is currently vacant.)

For New Members: Slack

Members in good standing have access to a Slack workspace for managing our day-to-day activity. If you’re a member that would like to be added to our Slack, email steering {a} bhamdsa (dot) org.

Guide for Using Slack (from DSA New Orleans)

For New Members: Additional Resources

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

Frequently Asked Questions (coming soon)

Housing Justice Committee: 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

Labor Committee Resources

UMWA Warrior Met Coal Strike Fund donation page

Scottsboro Starbucks Partners relief fund

Mutual Aid Committee Resources

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

Red Rag Zine submission info

Miscellaneous Resources

Birmingham DSA Bylaws

Reimbursement Request Form

Check your DSA membership status

Tutorial for Digitally Setting Up Chapter Events