Weekly Roundup, Vol. 8

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
June 19, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

Happy Juneteenth! We stand in solidarity with everyone celebrating and demanding justice today. We encourage our members to learn about the history of Juneteenth and participate in the Juneeteenth events listed in this week’s roundup.

Juneteenth & Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth And National New Beginnings

Remembering Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth?

Why Juneteenth Should Be a National Holiday (Video)

Activists Are Pushing to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday. Here’s the History Behind Their Fight

What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?

Reparations Are a Concrete Way to Address Systemic Racism and Inequality

Comrades & Accomplices

Amid Calls for a General Strike, Labor Will Shut Down 29 Ports on Juneteenth

DSA and Protest Solidarity

Comrades, Not Allies: Raising Voices While Building Worker Power

2020 Has Shown Us the Future of Democratic Socialism

Las Vegas DSA stands in solidarity with Black Americans in celebration of Juneteenth

Resources

Six Nineteen

8 to Abolition

Protesting: Know Your Rights, Risks, and Responsibilities

Abolitionist Policy Changes to Demand from Your City Officials

LVDSA Abolish/Defund Police Resource List

Radical Reading List

Abolition Podcast Playlist

Upcoming Events

Juneteenth: Rally & March For Justice

June 19 @ 4pm → view details

The Fire This Time: We Can’t Breathe

hosted by DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus
June 19 @ 4pm → view details

Sixteen Thousand Dollars: Screening & Discussion

hosted by DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus
June 21 @ 12pm → view details

LVDSA Labor Committee Meeting

June 21 @ 2pm → register

LVDSA Poolside Chat

June 22 @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Agit-Prop Subcommittee Meeting

June 25 @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Socialist Feminist Committee Meeting

June 28 @ 4pm → register

LVDSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting

June 28 @ 6pm → register

LVDSA Ecosocialism Committee Meeting

June 30 @ 6pm → register

Socialism 2020 Virtual Conference

July 4 @ 11am → register

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