Chance Walker

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Chance Walker

Chance Walker is an Austin Texas activist.

Austin DSA national conference delegate


Chance Walker was chosen as an Austin Democratic Socialists of America delegate to the Democratic Socialists of America National convention in Chicago, August 3-6, 2017.

Endorsing Fetonte

Austin Democratic Socialists of America members who endorsed Danny Fetonte when he ran for DSA NPC in 2017 included Liz Garcia, Chau Ngo, Jim Tourtelott, Bobbie Tsukahara, Nikki Reese, Julie Ann Nitsch, Taylor Jones, Seth Hutchinson, Jacob Aronowitz, James Cole, Gil Starkey, Barbara Fetonte, Mickey Fetonte, Bob Gibbons, Ron Nelson, Ahmed Abdel-Meguid, Yolanda Delgado, Priscilla Echegaray, Sophia Donnelly, Roy Woody, Susanna Woody, Liliana Mendoza, Chris Wang, Colin Gray, Omar Kadir, Molly Middleton, Derek Brozowski, Guilherme Nettesheim, Steve Voytowich, Chance Walker, Mike Gross, Rachel Castignoli, Bob Gibbons, Cynthia Mancha – Austin.[1]

Closed Facebook group

San Antonio Democratic Socialists of America closed Facebook group members, as of April 7, 2017, included Chance Walker.[2]

YDS leaders

Young Democratic Socialists - Leaders is a closed Facebook group for leaders of their Young Democratic Socialists chapters.

As of June 17, 2017, members included Chance Walker.[3]

YDSA UTSA founding

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, the Young Democratic Socialists of America at UTSA (YDSA) held a meeting in Study Room 13 in the John Peace Library where they discussed their goals and how to achieve them.

Chance Walker, a freshman geography major, was one of the few students who helped establish the YDSA at UTSA. “We were a very small group until Bernie Sanders ran for President in 2016; at that time, the DSA went from having 6,000 members at the beginning of 2016 to at the end of 2016 we had 20,000 members.” The DSA is currently gaining on 30,000 members.

Catherine Zavaletta, a freshman art history major, is a new member to UTSA’s chapter of YDSA. “I was really interested in seeing what socialism was really about, hearing it first-hand from a socialist versus hearing it from a capitalistic society,” she said. “I understand and agree with the need to push for socialism.”[4]

Democratic Socialists of America Electoral Committee

In March 2018 Chance Walker was involved with the Democratic Socialists of America Electoral Committee.

DSA At-Large Delegate list

DSA At-Large Delegates, 2019 Convention included Chance Walker Texas.

Austin DSAers


Eric Blanc May 2 2019·

Had a great May Day with Austin DSA. After a big forum on the teachers' revolt (co-sponsored by Education Austin), we went to the state capitol to protest the Republicans' attempts to prevent Texas cities from passing progressive legislation. I'll be back in Austin this weekend for more hang out time with all these lovely comrades... — with Chance Walker, Marcus Denton, Chris Kutalik Cauthern, Tan-dra Louie, Chau Lan Ngo and David Pinkham.