Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

LaborNotes Training - Troublemakers School

  • University of Kansas, Wescoe Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kansas union and worker center activists are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement.

This school will be a great opportunity for union members and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times.

Registration is open at https://www.labornotes.org/kansas

$25/$10 - Regular/Low-Income Registration Cost - includes coffee, breakfast, snacks, and workshop materials.

Wichita DSA is traveling to this training in place of their monthly meeting, if you would like to travel with us email socialists@ictdsa.org

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Aug
18
4:00 PM16:00

August Monthly Meeting

NEW! Sign-In/RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/august-monthly-meeting

Our regular monthly meeting, open to all interested parties. We cover upcoming events, various chapter business, and as time allows, educational topics and discussion.

Please email (socialists@ictdsa.org) or Facebook Message us (see event link) with questions or accessibility needs

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/476740366200546

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Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

Socialism 101 Discussion: The Democratic Socialists of America and the Democratic Party

The Democratic Socialists of America and the Democratic Party

Link to suggested reading: https://newrepublic.com/article/153768/inside-democratic-socialists-america-struggle-political-mainstream

Part 3 of a 3 part discussion about socialism. All are welcome, but remember: the purpose of these meetings will be to explore socialist ideas, NOT to fight about them. So come with your questions, your curiosity, and an open mind, and let’s explore!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/431160690998424

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Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

Socialism 101 Discussion Part 2: Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy

Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy

NOTE: Changed from Wednesday to Friday due to the scheduling of the Democratic Primary debate!

Link to suggested reading: https://www.vox.com/2019/6/12/18663217/bernie-sanders-democratic-socialism-speech-transcript

Part 2 of a 3 part discussion about socialism. All are welcome, but remember: the purpose of these meetings will be to explore socialist ideas, NOT to fight about them. So come with your questions, your curiosity, and an open mind, and let’s explore!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/431160684331758

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Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

ICTDSA @ Juneteenth

We encourage you to participate in Wichita’s annual celebration of Juneteenth (see a brief history here) June 14th-23rd. ICTDSA will have a non-selling vendor booth with literature on June 22nd at McAdams park starting at 11am (ending time will depend on volunteer availability and crowd).

Please email socialists@ictdsa.org if you are interested in volunteering at our table.

Full schedule of events: https://www.coreofwichita.org/juneteenth-ict

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JuneteenthICT/

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May
30
6:30 PM18:30

Socialism 101 Discussion Part 1: What “Socialism” Is and What “Socialism” Isn’t

What “Socialism” Is and What “Socialism” Isn’t

Link to suggested reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/24/opinion/sunday/what-socialism-looks-like-in-2018.html

Part 1 of a 3 part discussion about socialism. All are welcome, but remember: the purpose of these meetings will be to explore socialist ideas, NOT to fight about them. So come with your questions, your curiosity, and an open mind, and let’s explore!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/431160687665091

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Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Bread and Roses Potluck

Join us for a potluck where you can enjoy excellent home-cooked food and fellowship with others who share your passion for social and economic justice. Please bring a dish to contribute if you are able.

Please bring canned goods and hygiene products to donate to Oasis's drive, if you are able.

Please be aware that Oasis is in a building behind Pilgrim Congregational Church.

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Dec
9
4:00 PM16:00

Bread and Roses Holiday Potluck

  • Wichita Oasis (Bldg Behind Church) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is taking the place of our monthly meeting. We will have announcements as well as be including local leftist organizations.

Join us for a Holiday potluck where you can enjoy excellent home-cooked food and fellowship with others who share your passion for social and economic justice. Please bring a dish to contribute if you are able.

SPUSA is doing a food drive, so please bring canned goods and hygiene products to donate, if you are able.

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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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