FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5th, 2018 Centennial Commemoration of Eugene Debs’ Canton Speech Local organizations to commemorate 100-year anniversary on June 16th Canton, OH: The Akron chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, along with local partner and allied organizations, will be commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Eugene V. Debs’ famous Canton speech on June […]
Eugene V. Debs was a labor organizer and the Socialist Party’s candidate for U.S. president five times between 1900 and 1920. In 1918, he made his famous anti-war speech in Canton, Ohio, protesting World War I which was raging in Europe. For this speech he was arrested and convicted in federal court in Cleveland, Ohio […]
On May 26th, the Akron DSA will be having the first of it’s canvassing events in support of Medicare for All. We believe that healthcare is a human right, and that everyone should be afforded the same access to healthcare and medical treatment. We invite you to join us this Saturday at the Highland Square […]
Our March Regular Meeting took place on March 21st. It was great to get together! We voted on bylaws, learned about upcoming projects and learned a little about our ongoing Medicare for All campaign. Check out the meeting notes here. Be sure to join us for our April Regular Meeting or any of our other upcoming events!