Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America

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Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America Organizing Committee Organizing Committee is a Pennsylvania affiliate of Democratic Socialists of America.


David Schlitt, Daniel Moraff and Dan Hanson were listed as contacts for Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America Organizing Committee in 2016.[1]

In July 2017 Adam Shuck & Arielle Cohen were contacts for Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America.[2]

2018 endorsements

The Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America have chosen two candidates to endorse for the 2018 election cycle.


Summer Lee is running for Pennsylvania’s 34th Legislative District and Sara Innamorato is up for District 21. Both Lee and Innamorato were endorsed by Pittsburgh DSA, both identify as democratic socialists, and both are dues-paying members of the DSA.

Summer Lee is a graduate of Howard University School of Law and has been an organizer in the Woodland Hills School District area. She is a vocal opponent of armed police presence in schools and currently serves on the Woodland Hills Commission on Youth Development and Learning. She has advocated tirelessly for area juvenile and criminal justice reform, education funding, workers' rights, and creating decent jobs that pay a living wage.

Sara Innamorato is a graduate of Coro Pittsburgh's Center for Civic Leadership's Women in Leadership Program, and co-founder of She Runs, a nonprofit to encourage and empower women to run for government office. She is devoted to pursing healthcare for all, housing as a human right, and reforming Pennsylvania politics.[3]

Pappas endorsement


Mik Pappas was endorsed by Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America, in his 2017 District Justice run.

Pittsburgh DSA Founding Convention


Pittsburgh DSA Founding Convention Public · Hosted by Pittsburgh DSA.

Saturday, June 3 at 11 AM - 5 PM EDT

National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 84, 841 California Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212.

Electing officers (two co-chairs, a secretary, and a treasurer) 🎉 Electing delegate to the national DSA convention 🎉 Voting on and adopting chapter bylaws[4]

Invited on Facebook



General meeting


Pittsburgh DSA General Meeting - April 2017, Public · Hosted by Pittsburgh DSA

Monday, April 3 at 7 PM - 9 PM EDT

Barco Law Building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At this meeting, we will:

  • Discuss the DSA and our socialism
  • Ways to get involved in May Day Un Dia Sin Inmigrantes on May 1st
  • Other coalition building events throughout the city
  • Plug into the fight to win single-payer healthcare right here in Pennsylvania
  • Update on our committee work and local engagement

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