Central Arkansas Democratic Socialists of America

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Central Arkansas Democratic Socialists of America is the Little Rock based affiliate of Democratic Socialists of America.

1993 activism

Arkansas Democratic Socialists of America held a retreat at Meadow Creek the weekend of August 28 and 29, 1993. The seventeen participants helped to plan the local's work for the coming months, which will include single-payer advocacy and support for an AFLCIO campaign to reform the state's worker-compensation system.[1]

New beginnings

Ben Pope, was in 2017, contact for Central Arkansas Democratic Socialists of America Organizing Committee.[2] Lives in Little Rock, Arkansas. From Memphis, Tennessee.

First CADSA meeting


CADSA Meeting Hosted by Brittany Nichols, Ben Pope, Jonathan Carraway, Jonathan Clark, Kristen Alexander.

Saturday, March 18 at 2 PM - 5 PM CDT

Cregeen's Irish Pub, 301 Main St, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114

Join us as we discuss the defintion of "socialism" and "democratic socialism" and practical applications in Central Arkansas. We will be starting an enrollment of all dues-paying DSA members so that we can finalize formation of a recognized Chapter of the National DSA.

Invited on Facebook



Facebook group

Central Arkansas DSA joins other chapters around the US to reject an economic order based on private profit, alienated labor, gross inequalities of wealth and power, discrimination based on race and sex, and brutality and violence in defense of the status quo. We share a vision of a humane social order based on popular control of resources and production, economic planning, equitable distribution, feminism, reproductive justice, racial equality and non-oppressive relationships.

Central Arkansas Democratic Socialists of America public Facebook group, as of March 18, 2017;[3]



More members were added by October 7, 2017.

More names had been added by June 1, 2018.




  1. Dem. Left, Sept./Oct. 1993, page 26
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