John Emery is a founding member and the serving co-chair of the Memphis Democratic Socialists of America, and in addition to the DSA he has also worked with, alongside, or for The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Indivisible Memphis, Memphis For All, MCIL (Memphis Center for Independent Living), ASAN (Autism Self-Advocacy Network), and others dedicated to making Memphis and the world a better place. 
Memphis DSA 2019 endorsements
Memphis-Midsouth DSA September 12 2019 ·
- John Emery | District 2
- John Marek | District 5
- Theryn Bond | District 6
- Michalyn Easter-Thomas | District 7
- Frank W. Johnson | Super Dist. 8 - Pos. 2
- Cat Allen | Super District 8 - Pos. 3
Tennessee DSA closed Facebook group
- This group is for members and activists of DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) in Tennessee, and anyone interested in joining DSA and Democratic Socialism
Members included John Emery.
Memphis Solidarity Brigade
The Memphis district of Freedom Road brought together cadre from around the nation to support a local organizing effort, Memphis For All, to apply our line and strategy to local elections. The Path to Power Memphis for all Solidarity Brigade took place in mid-July 2018 to culminate with an early voting canvassing effort.
Thomas Wayne Walker May 29 2018:
yo!!! i'm excited to invite y'all to sign up for a program focused on learning, on-the-ground, about building political power as leftists, revolutionaries and radicals in working class communities of color that are left out & shut out of politics. the path to power memphis solidarity brigade will combine training & actual field work in support of justice organizations engaging in electoral work to build power, like memphis for all, labor unions, and more. you can sign up at this link https://goo.gl/forms/wemUNfG4SxbusyHo1
it's listed as wednesday 7/18-sunday 7/22, but the real programming is focused on thursday 7/19-saturday 7/21. housing and food are supported, and other support is available. i'm hoping especially to get folks from tennessee to do it, so we can start really thinking about building a #tennesseeforall. hit me up if you're interested, apply now to get in on this.
Thomas Wayne Walker, Jyoti Gupta, Lindsey Glenn Krinks, Whitney Washington, Briana Perry, Anna Carella, Ramon J. Ryan, David Alex Hayes, Elizabeth Stanfield, Dana Smith, Anne Barnett Josh Adams, Ashley Caldwell, Erica Renee, Deja Foster Justin A. Davis Justin Jones, Sj Payne, Salma Mirza, Jasmine Wallace, Nancy Dung Nguyen, Chris Brooks, Haley Greenwell, Odessa Kelly. Aaron Gamal, Cazembe Jackson, Eliott Geary. Frank W. Johnson, John Emery, Allie Cohn, Calvin Cheung-Miaw.