North NJ DSA

NNJDSA Statement on the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

NNJDSA Petition: 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. […]


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:  “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 […]

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 […]