Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Socialist Reading Group

Come join us for a discussion about Democratic Socialism! 

We will be in the basement at Watermark Books reading and discussing an article from Jacobin Magazine. Highly encouraged to read the article before the discussion but not required. 
Link to the article below.

What Should Socialists Do?
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/08/socialist-left-democratic-socialists-america-dsa

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Unite for America Rally with Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

Unite for America Rally with Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

We are hosting an after party at Picasso's from 3-7pm! RSVP on Facebook (guest list private) here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1985358698461153/

Update: Due to the volume of interest the event has moved to Century II!

Come out and get ready to flip the 4th district! Primary is August 7th, register by July 17th (BEFORE THIS EVENT) as democrat to vote for him in the primary! It only take about a minute! https://ksvotes.org/registration/

Register for the event here:  www.votejamesthompson.com/unite

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May
18
to May 20

Camping with Comrades

We are planning to go camping with other regional DSA chapters at Eisenhower State Park! Activities will include networking and training from DSA National. More details TBD, start and end times are estimates. If you are interested in attending, email socialists@ictdsa.org

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May
6
2:00 PM14:00

DSA Public Meeting

  • Pilgrim Congregational Church Outbuilding (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our monthly meeting!  We will no longer be discussing tedious business at these meetings, and would instead like to reserve that time for education and new member orientation.  We will also have updates on our regional camping event as well as special guests in to speak about Morena (the National Regeneration Movement) in Mexico.  
For more information on Morena check out this article!  http://www.leftvoice.org/MORENA-A-New-Alternative-in-Mexico
or if you can read spanish this is their official website: https://lopezobrador.org.mx/

Our hosts, Oasis, have moved to a new location in an outbuilding (not the actual church) of Pilgrim Congregational Church.

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Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

March for Science 2018

The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science that serves the common good. National Page: https://www.facebook.com/marchforscience/

We are supporting this event run by Air Capital Skeptics (for 2018). To receive updates and/or find out how you can help: 

Like the page https://www.facebook.com/ICTMarchForScience/

RSVP to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2046585798963939/

Or just join us there! Further details TBA.

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Apr
8
2:00 PM14:00

Annual General Assembly Meeting

Join us for our annual general assembly meeting. We will vote on new bylaws, elect new officers, make plans for camping with comrades, introduce our Medicare-for-All campaign, and plan for upcoming events like Pride and Juneteenth.

To vote or be nominated, you must be a member by this meeting. To become a member, join DSA National here: https://act.dsausa.org/donate/membership/

PLEASE choose monthly dues if possible as this helps with budget planning. All dues go to national.

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Mar
4
9:00 PM21:00

Pride 2018 Unity for Equality March

Event Hosted by Wichita Pride Inc https://www.facebook.com/WichitaPrideInc/

Support queer liberation, not rainbow capitalism!

A weekend event celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community in Wichita. Wichita DSA will be marching in the Unity for Equality March and setting up a booth for the after-parade festivities. If you would like to march with us or volunteer to help with the booth, please email socialists@ictdsa.org

More details TBA.

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Sep
2
5:00 PM17:00

Wichita Labor Day Training

Please come join us after the Labor Day Picnic at the Machinists Hall for some Organizational Training with Hannah Allison from DSA National! We will be focusing on effective organizing training with DSA's Traveling Organizer. All interested parties welcome.

Community Confluence Center, 520 N Commerce Suite 101

https://www.facebook.com/events/146846375905828/

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March for Science - ICT
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

March for Science - ICT

We will have a rally with speakers at the Old County Courthouse starting at 11 am. After the speakers we will march from the Courthouse to the Mid-America All-Indian Center (650 N Seneca) where we will be hosting a teach-in. This is a non-partisan event for all people who support science, scientists, and policy based on scientific data and facts.

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Elections and April Meeting
Apr
1
12:00 PM12:00

Elections and April Meeting

  • Friends University - Davis Bldg. - Room 301 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our monthly meeting as well as elections for the organizing committee. We will be updating members on our progress, planning our April events (including the March for Science on April 22), introducing our reading group, and much more.


Agenda:

  • Greet new people
  • Elections
  • Social media/Outreach update
  • Introduction of reading group - Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? by Mark Fisher
  • Briefing about March For Science
  • Decide when/where to hold sign making party for March for Science
  • Plan May Day activities
  • Training - Fundamentals of Direct Action Organizing
  • Announce next meeting
  • Remind everyone to vote for James Thompson
  • Open discussion
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