Wilmington, NC

Democratic Socialists of America

Wilmington DSA is a chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America organizing in the Cape Fear area. Our members are residents of Wilmington, North Carolina who believe that socialist policies can transform our city, our state, and our country into one that is built for, instead of just by, working people.

We fight for socialism because we believe that everyone deserves a democratic economy and government. We seek to transform our society in ways that meet the needs of all people, instead of just creating profits for the wealthy few.

Stand up for Abortion Rights

What do we support as socialists? Roe v. Wade has been the law of the land for the last 50 years. Throughout that time, working people mostly working through the Democratic Party, have been defending it from the reactionary conservative political powers.  Over this past 50 years, American’s opinion has…
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Stand up for Abortion Rights

Join the Tenant Organizing Kickoff on April 28, sponsored by the Housing Working Group

The Wilmington DSA Housing Working Group has been working since late 2021 to prepare for a housing campaign to address what is arguably the largest single issue affecting working class Wilmingtonians. The group has consulted with a DSA-affiliated group in Winston-Salem that shared their organizational history and some of their…
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Join the Tenant Organizing Kickoff on April 28, sponsored by the Housing Working Group

Celebration of Progress So Far and Direction for 2022 and Beyond at April 2 General Meeting

On April 2, 2022, our chapter met in Long Leaf Park to celebrate the work that the organization has done and to look forward to a new set of elected officers and build on our existing work to create a campaign focused on tackling the housing affordability issues that are…
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Celebration of Progress So Far and Direction for 2022 and Beyond at April 2 General Meeting

February Cleanup Helps Houseless Residents Avoid City Scrutiny

On February 19, the monthly river cleanup was held in the Greenfield neighborhood and was focused on an area that is frequented by houseless people and low income individuals. Our last visit to this particular location drew the attention of two police officers, who watched DSA clean up trash from…
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February Cleanup Helps Houseless Residents Avoid City Scrutiny

First New Member Orientation Scheduled for February 24th

Do you have questions about DSA? Want to get involved but don’t know how? Good news! The Wilmington DSA Political Education Committee has assembled a one-hour introductory session to show you what DSA is, what we’re fighting for, and how to get started. The first session will be held by…
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First New Member Orientation Scheduled for February 24th

November Brake Light Clinic a Success

Wilmington DSA once again partnered with Sokoto House to host a brake light clinic in downtown Wilmington. Our comrades at Liberate ILM brought food for all and we had a number of interactions with members of the community who had been involved in personal interactions with local police. One of…
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November Brake Light Clinic a Success

News and Updates

Our newsletter will keep you up-to-date on events, resources, education, and news.

How do I join?

Ready to join? We have regular onboarding sessions for new and prospective members where we answer questions and help you get started with DSA.