Weekly Roundup, Vol. 11

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
July 10, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

It’s that time again! Pull up a seat and dig in to our Weekly Roundup.

Call to Action

Tell Congress to Pass H.R. 6515

Save Nevada’s Desert National Wildlife Refuge

COVID-19

The Meltdown Crisis [6 min]

Colleges Face Rising Revolt by Professors [7 min]

No ID, No Job: How Coronavirus Left Parolees in Excruciating Limbo After Leaving Prison [7 min]

Black Lives Matter / Abolition

How I Became a Police Abolitionist [11 min]

History Shows That Sustained, Disruptive Protests Work [5 min]

Faces From the Black Lives Matter Protests

Healthy, Safe Black Families Begin With Defunding the Police [4 min]

Local Issues

CCSD police feeding school to prison pipeline, critics warn [7 min]

After years of incremental health care reform, more than $200 million in budget cuts threaten to turn back time [9 min]

Nevada’s Covid contact tracing misses the mark [6 min]

Upcoming Events

LVDSA Socialist Feminist Committee Meeting

July 12th @ 12pm → register

LVDSA Labor Committee Meeting

July 12th @ 2pm → register

LVDSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting

July 12th @ 6pm → register

LVDSA Poolside Chat

July 13th @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Ecosocialism Committee Meeting

July 15th @ 6pm → register

LVDSA July Regular Monthly Meeting

July 16th @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Mutual Aid Committee Meeting

July 18th @ 6:30pm → register

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September 25, 2020 | Call to Action

🚨 URGENT: LVDSA is looking for testimonials from working families 🗣

Las Vegas DSA has obtained a meeting with Councilwoman Michelle Fiore on Tuesday to discuss how to support working families during this time.
September 25, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

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