Branch Vote Results – Education Topics for Early 2021


This past November, all five of DSA-LA’s branches held votes to determine areas of Political Education for study. In accordance with the “In Response to Crisis” resolution passed at DSA-LA’s annual convention, the top two highest ranked proposals will be studied by branches in the first part of 2021.

Below are the results for each branch:


Central Branch – 184 ballots submitted


  • Racial Capitalism and Exploitation Meets Immigrant Working Class Solidarity: The Resistance in the Streets, Workplaces and Housing of LA
  • Black Marxism and the Black Radical Tradition

San Fernando Valley Branch – 100 ballots submitted


  • Class Struggle and Socialist Strategy
  • Community and Trust Building

Westside Branch – 91 ballots submitted


  • Class Struggle and Socialist Strategy
  • Homelessness, Socialist Study with Solutions Models

Eastside + San Gabriel Valley Branch – 163 ballots submitted


  • Class Struggle and Socialist Strategy
  • Racial Capitalism and Exploitation Meets Immigrant Working Class Solidarity: The  Resistance in the Streets, Workplaces and Housing of LA

South Central + Inglewood Branch -28 ballots submitted


  • South LA Political History 101
  • The Causes, Failed Approaches, and Potential Solutions to the Housing Crisis in South Los Angeles

To view the proposals for each topic, click here.

For detailed vote breakdowns, click here.


We are looking forward to a new year of solidarity and study in our branches!