Boise DSA

Democratic Socialists of America

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Steering Committee Meeting (Updated)

Steering Committee Meeting When: 7:00 pm Where: Flying M Coffee Wise Guys Pizza, Boise What: Planning March/April Events Minutes: Boise DSA Steering Committee Ashley, Kenneth, Alex, Kent, Millie, Andrew, Chris, Sammi Facilitator: Andrew Secretary: Chris Special Election next Tuesday Room is scheduled at Xanadu Andrew is configuring the Schulze method for easy use with Python app; he is working on a web site that anyone could use One types in a password and votes into the app For next week’s election, Andrew will input the votes, We will need to use blank paper, since people are being proposed at the meeting Sammi has been drafting best practices, and is willing to document our process Andrew suggested we have one line for each, indicating priority or preferences Ashley volunteered to draft the ballot Other business Andrew wants to reflect on the invasion of Iraq He would like to do media critique, discussing a New York Times opinion Robert suggested critiquing Judith Miller The beginning of the meeting could be devoted to working groups presenting work accomplished and propose ideas Ashley & Alex will collaborate on the agenda and Alex will print Steering Committee meeting should be at beginning of month, since events have been at end of month.
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DSA Special Election (Updated)

Date March 20th Location: Xanadu, Idaho Burners Alliance Time: 7 PM Boise DSA is holding its first election! We are electing 4 positions: 2 Spokespersons Primary contacts for media Treasurer Responsible for tracking chapter finances Chair of the Finance Committee Secretary Responsible for archiving committee minutes and other important records Chair of Records Committee All elected members must participate in the Steering Committee
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Comedy Night Featuring: Arish Singh

Boise DSA Comedy Night and Potluck Featuring: Arish Singh When: March 21st, 2018 – Doors 7pm - Show starts at 7:30 Where: Xanadu, Idaho Burners Alliance (5015 Bond St.) Join Boise DSA for a night of laughs, food, and comradeship. Arish Singh is in town for Treefort Music Festival and has generously offered to perform for our chapter. Bring some food to share! Suggested donation of $5. Also, check out Arish’s Treefort Schedule and catch him again!
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Movie Social: Trumpland

Date March 31st Movie + Social Location Xanadu, Idaho Burners Alliance Time 8-11 PM We will be watching the movie Trumpland: Kill All Normies based on the book Kill All Normies by Angela Nagle. Bring drinks, snacks, and friends to watch and discuss the movie. How culturally and politically powerful is the Alt-Right? How accurate is Nagle’s analysis of the left’s role in fueling the Alt-Right? How can the left create a rival movement?
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