Lincoln DSA — a refreshed chapter

It’s been a while since we posted on this website!

The Lincoln DSA chapter held a May business meeting on May 21. Members spoke about forming a Labor Committee, mutual aid efforts, tabling at upcoming events, and upcoming nominations and elections for the chapter steering committee. The chapter book club also will meet on Saturday, May 29, at 2pm on the 4th floor of Bennett Martin Public Library. We will discuss Eric Olin Wright’s How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the Twenty-First Century, which is available online here. Even if you’ve only read part of the book, we hope to see you there!

Our annual meeting will be held Sunday, June 26 at 3pm. Save the date and look for more information by email, social media, and here!

In solidarity—Lincoln DSA

May Day Coalition Cookout

Sunday, April 30, 4:30pm – 7pm
Trago Park, 22nd & U, Lincoln
Facebook event here:

May 1st is International Workers Day. The workers of Lincoln will take this day back, because it belongs to us and not the boss!

Celebrate workers. We make the world!

Eat food and nurture community. Bring something to share:
food or ideas or both.

Brainstorm with like minds who aim to
around rights for all workers this year.

A lot more if we work together!

Rain location will be at The Black Cat House

We are also encouraging people to head up to Omaha on Monday to show solidarity with their demonstration. (


Socialist Reading Group – April 26

April 26 – 6:30pm
The Black Cat House, 1601 B st, Lincoln
Really excited to kick off our first socialist reader’s group. We’re going to start slow and with lots of mixed media (books, songs, videos, memes), so it should be more or less appropriate for all education levels.

We will be reading this short article together and discussing it. You can read in advance if you would like, but don’t feel like its necessary.

We will also watch the reader’s choice film before the event and discuss it during the meeting.

DSA Lincoln May Meeting and Potluck

May 9, 7pm
The Commons, 14th & B, Lincoln

Hello Comrades! Our next meeting will be held on May 9th at The Commons, starting at 7 P.M. We will be continuing our discussion of Democratic Socialism, community involvement and activism. This will also be a potluck. So, if you can, bring food.

As part of the potluck, we will be accepting donations to benefit DSA Lincoln. Current members are encouraged to give $5-$10, but it’s definitely not required!

This event is open to the public, so bring a friend!

Phone Bank for Lou

Phone Bank for Lou
Bring your cell for a last minute push to help Lou win the City Council Primary
Monday, April 3rd 5-7pm
The Commons, 14th & B st – Lincoln

Lincoln Meeting April 9

DSA Lincoln Meeting
Sunday, April 9th — 2pm
The Commons (14th & B st) Lincoln

Meeting Agenda – April 9 – 2pm

  1. Intro
  2. Legislative Update
  3. Local Update
    1. City Council Election
    2. Climate march – April 29
    3. Temp Committees
    4. Phone Tree
    5. DSA Potluck Fundraiser
    6. Omaha DSA help
    7. Banner
  4. National Org Updates
    1. National Convention Aug. 3-6
    2. Chapter paperwork due April 17
    3. Need bylaws & signatures of 15 paid members
    4. Need list of zipcodes for our local chapter
    5. Phone banking for Khalid Kamau in Georgia City Council
  5. Next Time
    1. Next meeting – May 9th, 7pm

DSA Lincoln Meeting – Feb. 12 at the Commons

DSA Lincoln Meeting
Sunday, Feb. 12 — 2pm
The Commons (14th & B st)Lincoln

Want to help spread the word? Download fliers (PDF) to print & distro on your own.

Meeting Agenda – February 12 – 2pm

  1. Intro
    1. Intro from Meeting Organizers
    2. Go around the room
    3. January minutes are online at
  2. Legislative Update
  3. Self-care/ engagement level
    1. This is a marathon, not a sprint
    2. Avoiding burn out
    3. Don’t over commit
  4. Rapid Response Team
    1. Explanation and Structure
    2. Sign up
  5. Committees
    1. Purpose
    2. Sign Up
  6. Volunteers: We need people to
    1. Liason with other groups (Indivisible, ACLU, LDP, etc.)
    2. Manage social media presence
    3. Street teams for signs / flyers
    4. Bring friends to the Happy Hour and Meetings!
  7. Constitution
    1. Moving debate online – draft at “About” section
    2. with your comments
    3. We are voting on constitution at March 8 meeting
    4. We need to be a chapter by April so we can send more delegates to DSA National Convention
    5. National Convention is August 3-6 at the University of Chicago – Illinois
  8. Other local events
    1. Blue Bench Project
    2. Nebraska Dems doing free training
    3. for more
  9. Next Time
    1. Happy Hour: Friday, March 3rd, 5 – 8pm, Cottonwood Cafe, 440 South 11th
    2. Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 8, 7pm @ The Commons
    3. Direct Action TODOs:
    4. Take & distribute flyers for Happy Hour and Meeting
    5. Join the National Org. More members = more delegates at convention.
    6. Join our RRT.