Education

HVDSA 2019 Summer School

HVDSA Summer School #5 – Friday September 27 at 6 PM – The Local Left

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 6 PM
Journey of Faith Christian Church
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann

Come out to our summer school to learn about left tendencies from local left groups! Facebook event.

HVDSA Summer School #4 – Friday Aug 2 at 5:30 PM – History of U.S. Leftism

Friday, August 2 at 5:30 PM
Canterbury House
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Come join us at Canterbury House on Friday August 2nd for our next summer school session! We will be learning about and discussing experimentation and past successes and what the future holds for U.S. left movements.

Canterbury House has a single-occupancy gender-neutral bathroom, and there is ramp access on the side of the building.

There is some limited parking in the back of the building, and there should be plenty of street parking in the residential area. Facebook event.

Socialist Summer School #3 – Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 2 PM – Ecosocialism

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Ann Arbor District Library,
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
3rd floor Freespace

Join us for our third Socialist Summer School session in the 3rd floor Freespace! This one is about ecosocialism: what it is, why socialism needs ecology, why ecology needs socialism, and how we can save the world and make society better in the process. This will be an interactive presentation with a combination of lecture and discussion. Hope to see you there! Facebook event

Socialist Summer School #2 – June 20 2019 – Socialist Feminism

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Ann Arbor District Library,
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
3rd floor Freespace

Join us for our second summer school session to learn about and discuss socialism and intersectional feminism! Facebook event

Resources from 6/20/19 Session

Socialist Feminism – Seattle DSA

Combahee River Collective Statement

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

Socialist Summer School #1 – May 31 2019 – Intro to Marx

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Ann Arbor District Library,
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
3rd floor Freespace

Join us at our first Socialist Summer School session. As it will be the first session, we will be doing some introductory readings about Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, what were their influences and how their ideas became the foundations of modern socialist, and socialism in the present day. Hope to see you there! Facebook event

Resources from 5/31/19 Session

Slide Deck

The Communist Manifesto

Reform or Revolution by Rosa Luxemburg

Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis

Alive in the Sunshine by Alyssa Battistoni

Collected Readings from Boston DSA

There was some conversation about how to talk to people too, which this training should help with