Asli Bashir is a Connecticut activist.
New Haven’s activist community expanded March 2017 2017, when the Central Connecticut Democratic Socialists of America held its first open member meeting.
Nearly 70 New Haven community members and Yale affiliates filled the Bradley Room of the United Church on the Green to discuss organizing strategies and visions for the group. The idea for the group originated in November after the presidential election, according to Will Bloom LAW ’17, one of the group’s six lead organizers.
Organizer Asli Bashir LAW ’17 said the chapter is not currently taking membership dues, but that dues are required to join the national organization.
- [http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2017/03/06/elm-city-socialists-form-chapter/Yale News, Elm City socialists form chapter SARA TABIN MAR 06, 2017]