Central Iowa DSA

We are the Central Iowa chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Promoting the concept of democratic socialism through political action, direct service, and education. We are building for the future beyond resistance.

6 protests

January 7, 2018, 4:00 pm

Des Moines, IA

DSA Reading Group: The Wretched of The Earth

This month in our reading group we'll be discussing Frantz Fanon's landmark text on colonialism, The Wretched of The Earth. Fanon was a psychiatrist, philosopher, and Algerian revolutionary whose writings have inspired anti-colonialist and anti...

December 11, 2017, 5:30 pm

Des Moines, IA

Housing Justice Working Group Meeting

Come to talk about the continued fight for housing justice in Des Moines. We'll spend this meeting focusing on homelessness in our community, as well as how we can work together as renters under capitalism to make sure that we all have fair,...

December 5, 2017, 5:30 pm

Des Moines, IA

Endorsement Process Working Group Meeting

Come to talk about what our chapter's endorsement process for electoral politics should look like. We'll be discussing a couple "tiers" of support that we can offer candidates for local, state, and national elections, as well as developing...

December 3, 2017, 4:00 pm

Des Moines, IA

DSA Reading Group: The New Jim Crow

This month our group will be reading The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. The New Jim Crow traces the history of our current criminal justice system back to its roots in slavery and the post-...

November 21, 2017, 6:30 pm

Des Moines, IA

Socialist Feminist Meet-Up

Join Des Moines-area socialist feminists for a night of solidarity and leftist conversation before we all head into the (potentially scarring) holiday weekend. You don't need to be an active DSA member to attend. Come make friends!


November 18, 2017, 5:30 pm

Urbandale, IA

Central IA DSA November Meeting

We'll hear reports from our Housing Working Group, our Endorsement Process Working Group, and our Socialist Feminist Working Group, as well as discuss other general chapter business.