North Jersey is known for our radical art, jazz and visionaries—Walt Whitman, Sarah Vaughn, Philip Roth, Amiri Baraka and many more. But history is made by working people and North NJ DSA wants to reignite our history of rebellion with Socialism for All. From the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 to the Newark Rebellion of 1967, current BLM protests and the fight for lead-free water, North NJ DSA continues to build on the legacy of working-class organizing in our spirited state. The North Jersey Democratic Socialists of America is a group of dedicated organizers working to cultivate a more equal, just and environmentally sustainable future.
Our chapter is working on campaigns in Newark/Essex County and Jersey City/Hudson County to cut police budgets and invest in vital community services and public goods.
The Immigrant Justice Working Group’s main mission is to shut down ICE detention centers in North Jersey and support the empowerment of New Jersey’s immigrant communities.
(MAWG) is a space meant to put principles of collectivism into action. The goal is to organize a resilient network of neighborhoods with community-controlled resources and services.