Happy start to the summer, comrades! To celebrate, this weekend’s general meeting will be a BBQ at the Lakeshore Park — read on for more info! 

SATURDAY, May 25th, 12-2pm — BBQ GM!: Join us this Saturday at Lakeshore Park (1626 Cloverleaf Rd) for good vibes, food, and conversation! Veggie options will be available and kids are welcome!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: DSA New Orleans Local Convention will be JUNE 29TH!

  • Our Local Convention is an annual meeting where our members vote on chapter leadership, amendments to our bylaws, and take up business related to the political direction of our chapter in the coming year. 
  • We will be holding a hybrid convention, in-person at Broadmoor Community Church (2021 S Dupre St) and on Zoom starting at 12PM NOON.
  • For the first time, we will be using OpenSlides to run the meeting. If you have any interest in assisting with tech, please reach out! No prior experience with OpenSlides required, just willingness to help out.
  • Join the convention-planning channel in Slack to help with planning, discuss bylaw change proposals, and organize cooking!

THURSDAY, MAY 30th — Local Council Nominations DUE!

  • Nominations for 2024-2025 chapter leadership should be emailed to hello@neworleansdsa.org by May 30th! Read more about these positions here. You may nominate as many members as you like, but no one may nominate themselves. If you have any questions or interest, reach out to any current LC member to chat more about it! 


  • The Electoral Working Group is looking to recruit at least one candidate in the 2025 Fall election for municipal offices like City Council. Contact Bob M at 504-417-4121 or on Slack if you’re interested.
  • SIGN CEASEFIRE PETITION: If you have not already, sign the petition demanding City Council call for a ceasefire, stop all support of Israel, and condemn the murder of Tawfic Abdeljabbar. DM the Instagram or respond to this email if interested in getting more involved with this campaign. Follow @nola4palestine on Instagram if you haven’t already, subscribe to this constantly-updated calendar of actions and benefit events in the City, and check out NOSHIP’s fantastic site of resources, petitions, ways to help, and more.
  • Are you a member in good standing but not in our Slack? Email us so we can get you in!
  • Find other upcoming events on the calendar on our website!

Hope to see you this weekend!

Solidarity forever,

New Orleans DSA 🌹