Monthly Meeting Time!
Join the Miami Democratic Socialists of America for our body-wide Monthly Meeting where we’ll be talking about our ongoing Bernie campaign, our working groups, and interviewing Melba Pearson, a candidate for Miami Dade State Attorney who is seeking our chapter’s endorsement. Pearson is challenging longtime incumbent Katherine Fernandez Rundle and is running on proposals such as ending cash bail, holding police accountable and winding down War on Drugs policies. Please come with questions about her platform and past experience that will help inform our endorsement process. You can read more about her candidacy here:
The meeting will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 23rd at the Center for Social Change at 2103 Coral Way, 2nd Floor. Location is WC accessible. Food and drinks will be provided. There is paid street parking and a garage connected to the building.
Hope to see you there!
Miami DSA for Bernie Canvassing and Training
Join our local Bernie 2020 campaign!! Meet us at 12:00 noon on Saturday for a detailed training on door-to-door conversations, followed by canvassing at 1 p.m. We’ll be knocking on doors making the case for a Sanders presidency and for deep working-class organizing between elections. Let’s get some wins!! Event starts at the Belafonte TACOLCY Center located at 6161 NW 9th Ave, Miami, FL 33127.
Film Screening This Friday
This month’s film screening will discuss the local history and impacts of gentrification on the Black community in Miami. We will watch two short documentaries: Golden Side of the Tracks and Liberty Square: Power, History, & Race in Miami.
In addition, we will have Ms. Rose Adams, the leader of the Annie Coleman public housing project’s resident council, speak about the displacement of their residents and privatization of public housing in their Brownsville community. We are raising funds to help Annie Coleman residents keep up the fight against displacement and gentrification.
Event starts Friday at 7 PM – 10 PM at Space Mountain, 738 NW 62nd Street, Miami, Florida 33150