EC Resolution Calling on the NPC to Criticize the CPC and DSA Members Within It

Because DSA’s Political Platform calls on members to “work to address, cease, and heal the harm caused by our ruling class;” Because our ruling class has, for decades, stoked tensions against Russia rather than resolve conflict; Because these tensions contributed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; and Whereas Ukrainian officials themselves, leaders from the United States […]

Housing Ordinances: Essex County [Updated: 5/18/2021]

BELLEVILLE TWP. Belleville township municipal code. Chapter 12: Building and Housing BLOOMFIELD TWP. Township of Bloomfield municipal code. Chapter 435: Rent Control CALDWELL BORO TWP. Caldwell township uploads. Municipal code Chapter 182: Rent Control CEDAR GROVE TWP. Cedar Grove Township municipal code, Article I: section 208-1 thru 208-14 EAST ORANGE CITY Ecode 360 website. East […]

NNJDSA Statement on the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

NNJDSA Petition: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/abortion-on-demand-without-apology-to-fight-back-we-need-working-class-organization The leaked draft of the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by the illegitimate Supreme Court paints a bleak picture for the future of reproductive rights in America. As socialists we not only condemn this but are prepared to fight tooth and nail against the upcoming overturn of Roe v. […]

AGAINST TEXAS TRANS-BASHING: TRANSGENDER RIGHTS ARE A SOCIALIST NECESSITY

North New Jersey DSA February 24th, 2022 The North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) condemns Texas governor Greg Abbott’s grotesque attack on transgender children and their access to gender-affirming healthcare. In the days to come, there will be many assertions that trans rights are human rights. We agree with this but want to […]

NNJ DSA 2022 Convention Resolutions

On January 30th, the North New Jersey Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America held its annual convention to decide which Priority and General Resolutions would be the chapter’s focus for the year. After a long day of debate, the chapter voted on resolutions which focused on housing justice, labor power, and building a stronger […]

Statement on the Newark Ordinance Prohibiting Feeding Houseless People

North New Jersey DSA December 14th, 2021 In Newark, New Jersey’s largest city and the location of many of North NJ DSA’s organizing work, enforcing an ordinance that would restrict feeding houseless people who live on the street is being proposed. This rule would require groups servicing the houseless population through food shares, mutual aid […]

NNJ DSA Condemns Acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse

North New Jersey DSA November 22nd, 2021 The Executive Committee of the North New Jersey Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America is disgusted by the acquittal of Rittenhouse. This decision demonstrates how the U.S. government protects white supremacist violence. It demonstrates the political system’s disrespect for and resistance to the Black-led movement for liberation.  […]

Statement on New York City Expanding Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

Monday, December 13, 2021 Contact: Karl Schwartz, EMAIL: thekarlkarlthe@gmail.com  “The North New Jersey chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (NNJDSA) is excited to see New York City come closer to a true democracy by passing a bill to allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections. We call on all municipalities in New Jersey to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Rally for #ReleasesNotTransfers October 7th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2021 Media Contact: Julia Tache, North Jersey DSA Immigrant Justice Working Group communications chair. Email: jat2167@columbia.edu , Phone: 201-707-5203.  Kearny, New Jersey– On October 7th, 2021 at 6 PM, immigrant rights activists from the North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America and the Abolish ICE NY/NJ coalition will be rallying […]

Statement on the Texas Abortion Ban

North New Jersey DSA September 14th, 2021 TW: Brief mention of sexual assault. As most have heard by now, on September 1st, 2021, Senate Bill 8 was passed in Texas, a near total abortion ban which the Supreme Court denied to block. The bill bans abortion after any cardiac activity of the embryo can be […]