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 […]

Statement on ICE contract ban going into effect

August 21, 2021 This past Friday, Governor Murphy signed S3361/A5207, which means ICE can no longer enter agreements to incarcerate immigrants in New Jersey. After years of working tirelessly among a broad and diverse coalition of immigrant advocates, the North New Jersey chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is pleased to finally see […]

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 […]

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. […]

Solidarity During a Crisis: An Update on the North NJ DSA Mutual Aid Working Group

Northern New Jersey DSA’s Mutual Aid Working Group (MAWG) is excited about how some of our projects are evolving to meet the needs of our communities, bringing new people into socialist organizing and changing with the constant twist-and-turns of a new pandemic world. Here are some of our on-going projects and if you’re interested in getting involved, please join us in the fight for a fair and equal world.

Feeding New Jersey, Even Through Crisis

By Evan R. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the livelihoods and safety of our communities, New Jersey families have been forced to grapple with the possibility of running out of food. Even in times of relative calm, many New Jerseyans have had to experience the ordeal of food insecurity. According to Feeding […]

NJPAC board member profits from ICE. A coalition of activists did not stand for it.

A coalition of NJ-based community organizations demonstrated in Newark on October 4 in advocacy of freedom for foreign-born people imprisoned by ICE. Activists called the gathering “The People’s Gala” to contrast their advocacy with that of the concurrent annual Spotlight Gala being held inside.   The coalition, made up of American Friends Service Committee, Newark […]