December 26, 2020 | In the News
In the News: A Democratic Socialist Will Soon Be Sworn in as Judge in Las Vegas
Public defender and racial justice organizer Erika Ballou won a Las Vegas judgeship with the backing of the Democratic Socialists of America. Next month, she’ll take the bench with the aim of upending the criminal justice status quo.
December 9, 2020 | Local Issues
A Commitment to Extortion: With the Raiders, Clark County Prioritizes Football Above the Needs of its Community
Even before the pandemic, it was absurd to divert resources that could be allocated to help the community.
Black public defenders elected to the bench in Clark County this year represent an important step toward improving our criminal legal system — we denounce Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson’s misguided criticism of the voters’ decision to elect them.
December 4, 2020 | Local Issues
We celebrate the decisive victory of DSA member, public defender, and District Judge-Elect Erika Ballou, one of seven female public defenders elected as judges in Clark County
After a historic year for racial justice, electing Erika Ballou was an expression of our collective will for a fresh perspective on the bench.
November 30, 2020 | Events
Socialist Night School: Socialists & the Fight for Sex Worker Rights
December 10th @ 7pm PT: LVDSA's Socialist Feminist committee is taking over this month's Socialist Night School with a look at sex worker's rights and a discussion of how socialists should get involved in the fight.
November 17, 2020 | Local Issues
Protecting the Right to Vote and Combating Bad Faith Attacks on Nevada Elections
Expanding voting rights to all and protecting the integrity of a democratic process are essential to building socialism in this country.
October 23, 2020 | Press Release
Community Advocates Call for Community to Help Families Affected by COVID-19 Housing Crisis
We call on the Las Vegas community to support families affected by COVID-related evictions and housing instability.
Socialist Spotlight: Fred Hampton
The quintessential coalition-builder, Fred Hampton advocated on behalf of the working class as a revolutionary socialist. His fight against racial capitalist structures remains relevant today, as does his murder at the hands of the state.
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.