James K. Phillips
DSA Conference delegate
- We circulated the Conyers petition, getting about 30 signatures. We did run into one former member of Wichita DSOC who is very interested in getting involved again!
People specifically mentioned in Elliot's report on DSA participation included Louis Goseland, (Sunflower Community Action), and Aaron Rivers, (Young Democratic Socialists), Harold Schlechtweg (SEIU Local 513), Larry Burks, Janice Bradley, and Jim Phillips, (Democratic Socialists of America)
Other speakers included William Rogers, Wichita Labor Federation, Billie Nyden, (Moveon.org), Mike Shatz (Progressivetoo.com), Dustin Bond, Dennis Romero, (Tequila Party), Emira Palacios (Sunflower Community Action).
DSA Workshop: Agenda and Strategies for a Post-Sanders Movement
DSA Workshop: Agenda and Strategies for a Post-Sanders Movement, 3340 W Douglas Ave,Wichita, Saturday 3 December 2016, 12:00 till Saturday 3 December 2016, 14:00. Organized by : Rannfrid Thelle.
- Immigrant's rights, jobs, mass incarceration, minimum wage, education, native rights, environmental justice, health care, reproductive justice, all movements on the frontlines against Trumpism. Everyone is welcome to this workshop to network, and to connect with the groups and people working on the issues you care about. Wichita DSA will lead off with a couple of speakers (including Maxine Phillips, Russell Arben Fox, Jim Phillips, and Rannfrid Thelle), then we will break out into groups according to issues. (After the workshop, DSA members and anyone wanting to join will meet to form a new steering committee in Wichita).
Those indicating attendance on Wherevent included Rannfrid Thelle, Jay Andrew Vehige, Alan Trenary, Wesley F. Alex, April Lemon, Claudia Amaro, Rhonda Cox, Holly Rayl, Chau Truong, Scherzi Ellson, Helen Reicher, Julia Siwierka, Esau Freeman, Adele Falk, Lisa Alldredge Vayda, Shane Schneider, Aaron Horner, Dorothy Billings, Aaron Rivers, Russell Arben Fox, Christopher Rayl, Joanna Jenkins, Jerry Sherwood, Sharon Gordon, Travis Usher, Marco A. Fernandez, Janice Bradley, Vernette Chance, Levi J. Henry, Alexander David Vulgamore, Steve Otto, Axel Chacon, Patrick Ryan Moler, Zachary Brown, Mark Shobe.