Columbus Democratic Socialists of America
Secretary: George Boas
Treasurer: Rich Hite
Late '90s members
In the late 1990s Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio members included John Wallace, Bob Fitrakis, Simone Morgen, George Boas, Michael Smalz, Reg Dyck, Jim Wiley, Lisa Stephens Lectka, Cheryl Turk Hill, Glenn King was a former DSCO member.
In Columbus, Ohio, DSA members campaigned for both Obama and congressional candidate Mary Jo Kilroy, who, after a suspenseful count of provisional ballots was declared the winner in December, raising the Democrats’ majority in the House to 257. Another candidate supported by a DSA member but not by the national Democratic party lost in a different district.
"The Other America" forum
January 10, 2013, 7:00 PM. Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio held a meeting, at the Northwood Building, Room 100, 2231 N. High St., Columbus.
Central Ohio Workers Center
In 2015 Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio members joined forces with Interfaith Worker Justice to create the Central Ohio Workers Center. Members of DSA were key in doing the paperwork to obtain 501(c)(3) status and bringing in a pro bono lawyer. The center’s focus is on know-your-rights outreach to immigrant workers, especially the large Somali community as well as the growing Latino community.
Columbus Anti-Fascist: Remembering Sam Levinger
Public · Hosted by Columbus DSA
Thursday, August 31 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Communications Worker of America Hall, 27 Euclid Ave., Columbus, OH 43201
80 years ago, OSU student Sam Levinger was killed in the Spanish Civil War. Anti-fascists like Sam are still fighting and dying for a better world. Join us as we discuss anti-fascism in the 1930s and commemorate his life.
Location: Communications Worker of America Hall, 27 Euclid Ave., Columbus, OH 43201
Date/Time: August, 31, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 pm
- Laurie Levinger, Sam’s niece and author of Love and Revolutionary Greetings: An Ohio Boy in the Spanish Civil War.
- Renowned labor activist and historian Staughton Lynd,
Invited on Facebook
- Caidyn Bearfield
- Sean Laughery
- Leila Elaqad
- Coco Smyth
- Brad Gonzalo
- Danica Liu
- Kait Gilioli
- Jeremy Schrader
- Devin Carlos Quinn
- Corey Pech
- Adam Parsons
- Andrew Porter
- Adam Fix
- Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio website
- [http://dsco1.tripod.com/news.htm Archived Articles, Archived Articles from members of DSCO and others regarding various aspects of Socialism. Accessed Dec. 27. 2010
- Democratic Left, Winter 2009
- Next Meeting: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 7:00 PM. Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio Meeting.
- http://www.dsausa.org/dsaers_show_solidarity_dl DL DSAers Show SolidarityPosted by Dsa on 09.16.15By Theresa Alt and Peg Strobel]