Food For Solidarity

Updated Food For Solidarity Platform & Proposal - Voting Is Now Open!

The feedback period for the Food 4 Solidarity Campaign Working Group (CWG) proposal is now closed—thanks to all involved for providing thoughtful feedback, support, and critiques of this proposal. Click through to read the updated proposal, learn about the voting process, and re-read the proposed CWG's platform! Continue reading

Beyond the Red Service Clinic

Statement by René Christian MoyaPosition: Opposed Food 4 Solidarity is flawed, inefficient and divisive—it must be opposed. Continue reading

Mutual Aid Committee Minority Opinion

Statement by Mutual Aid Committee (Minority)Position: Support The committee has decided, democratically, to oppose the proposal and issue a statement in opposition along with a minority statement in support. Continue reading

Mutual Aid Committee Majority Opinion: Mutual Aid Opposes the “Food For Solidarity” Proposal

Statement by Mutual Aid Committee (Majority)Position: Opposed The committee has decided, democratically, to oppose the proposal and issue a statement in opposition along with a minority statement in support. Continue reading

This proposal misunderstands solidarity

Statement by Peishi Cheng, Caltech YDSA co-chair; Vasilije Dobrosavljevic, Caltech YDSA co-chair; Charles Xu; Roman Corfas; Kate Leitch; Francesca Ponce; Jane Panangaden; Sean Pike. All the above are Caltech YDSA membersPosition: Opposed We hope to portray what solidarity looks like in a very concrete way to convince you that this proposal misunderstands the term. Continue reading

On Food 4 Solidarity's Contradictions

Statement by Mar Loutre, Immigration Justice Committee CoordinatorPosition: Opposed As someone who was involved in the initial stages of this proposal, I have real concerns about its contradictions and cannot endorse it. Continue reading

A Poor Proposal in Good Faith

Statement by Brandon Rey RamirezPosition: Opposed While the goal of F4S is well-meaning, it is patronizing to Latinx communities and inconsistent with DSA's mission as a political organization. Continue reading

Statement in support of F4S

Statement by Kirsten Lynch, HnH and SW memberPosition: Support F4S is an opportunity to learn from and struggle with communities across LA Continue reading

Against Socialist Missionaries

Statement by Alyssa EmikoPosition: Opposed We don't need a food bank, we need Socialism. Continue reading

Submit An Endorsement Statement

Do you think DSA-LA should endorse the Food For Solidarity proposal? Let us know what you think. Continue reading