Democratic Socialists to Host Action-Packed Weekend in Newark

Insider NJ July 8, 2021, 2:01 pm NEWARK — This weekend in Newark, the North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) will be kicking off a very socialist summer. Local DSA members and their comrades will be leading a host of events across the city on Saturday, July 10th, and Sunday, July 11th. Between […]

BLM Paterson Joint Statement (6/30/2021)

NNJDSA’s Executive Committee voted to sign the Joint Statement put together by the BLM Paterson Chapter regarding another abuse of force by Ofc. Spencer Finch. The North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America join with BLM Patterson and the rest of the coalition in demanding justice for all those who have been harmed and otherwise […]

NNJ DSA Statement on Passage of AB 5207 / SB 3361 (6/28/2021)

Today, following years of struggle by North Jersey DSA and many other organizations, the state of New Jersey has taken an important first step towards abolishing ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) in New Jersey. Governor Murphy signing AB 5207 / SB 3361 into law means that local governments can no longer enter into contracts that […]

Free Them All: A North New Jersey Immigration Justice Update

May 21, 2021 Dear immigrant justice supporter, Thank you for supporting immigrant justice in your community! We are organizers with the North Jersey Democratic Socialists of America, and we wanted to share with you what’s happening with immigrant justice in the area.   All across the country, states and counties are rethinking their relationship with […]

Updated Statement on International Solidarity with Palestine

May 12th, 2021 The North New Jersey chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America whole-heartedly condemns the crimes of apartheid and ethnic cleansing perpetrated by Israel against Palestinians. While violence has escalated recently, these crimes are longstanding and endemic to the settler-colonial project of Israel. Our chapter stands firmly in solidarity with Palestinians struggling for freedom. […]

North Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Condemns Tom DeGise’s Fascist Repression in Hudson County

December 9, 2020 JERSEY CITY, NJ — North Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) condemns the heavy-handed fascist repression of Hudson County executive Tom DeGise, who responded to peaceful legal protests on public space with an unconstitutional restraining order, heavy police presence, and ultimately arrests of peaceful protestors standing legally on the sidewalk. This all […]

Fund People NOT Police

On Election Day, the state of New Jersey overwhelmingly voted “yes” on Public Question 1. This public question sought to legalize the possession and use of marijuana for persons age 21 and older, and legalize the cultivation, processing, and sale of retail marijuana. We at the North New Jersey Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of […]

North NJ Democratic Socialists Join Historic Public Outcry Against ICE

The North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (NNJ DSA) condemns the Hudson County Board of Freeholders for its callous indifference and dismissal of public outrage against the county’s relationship with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Following almost twelve hours of public testimony to close the Hudson County ICE Detention Center, the Hudson County Freeholders voted to renew the 10-year contract with ICE, putting profit over the value of human lives. Former ICE detainees, immigration lawyers, doctors and healthcare workers, community organizers, and faith leaders expressed absolute opposition to the renewal. This renewal is a total reversal of a 2018 commitment by County Executive Tom DeGise and other Freeholders to pull out of the contract by the end of this year.