This Saturday morning Los Angeles’s occasional mayor, Eric Garcetti, was rudely awoken by a contingent of DSA Los Angeles members who were — and still are — truly disgusted with his conduct and recent statements. Even though he identifies as the “tip of the spear” of the resistance, Garcetti’s positions on many issues is closer to Trump than it is to his own set of alleged progressive values. Under Eric Garcetti’s leadership, White Supremacy continues to reign in Los Angeles.
Led by members of the Housing and Homelessness Committee and NOlympics LA, the group protested outside the Mayor’s mansion in Windsor Square and called out Garcetti for a litany of toxic policies, statements, and positions he’s recently rolled out regarding housing, homelessness, criminalization, and immigration:Read more
We, the Democratic Socialists of America - Los Angeles (DSA-LA) Chapter, Immigration Justice Committee demand the abolition of ICE, the immediate reunification of detained families, the halt of any detentions or deportations, and for the immediate resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions & Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen. DSA-LA’s participation in today’s “Families Belong Together Mass rally & March,” is intended to show solidarity with undocumented peoples from all across the country. Our participation does not condone the march’s humanization of the police or its attempts to discourage dissent.Read more