Justin Charles

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Justin Charles is a member of North Brooklyn Democratic Socialists of America. He joined DSA shortly after Trump was inaugurated in 2017. He co-chaired NYC-DSA’s North Brooklyn branch’s inaugural organizing committee and later served two terms on the chapter Steering Committee as a branch representative. He has served as delegate on the Citywide Leadership Committee since its inception in Fall 2017 and helped lead the development of his chapter’s city and state legislative platform. He has worked extensively with the NYC-DSA electoral working group during the 2021 campaign cycle to recruit and interview potential candidates, research districts and races, and develop a candidate questionnaire in consultation with issue-based working groups. Since his 2020 appointment to the NPC, Justin has been involved in the Budget and Finance, Communications, and Growth and Development Committees. He’s a member of the Convention Steering Committee, co-chairing the Platform and Resolutions Subcommittee. He’s also co-chair of the GDC Steering Committee. His interest is in helping DSA level up, particularly in its ability to communicate its vision outwardly and in its ability to recruit, retain, and empower a membership more representative of the entire working class.

Cardinal NPC Slate

The Cardinal National Political Committee Slate for the Democratic Socialists of America 2021 National Conference included Austin Gonzalez, Blanca Estevez, Fern DaSilva, Jen McKinney, Justin Charles, Jennifer Bolen, Kara Hall, Jess Newman, Ryan Mosgrove, Olivia Merril, Sarandon Elliott.[1]

"People Get Ready"

People Get Ready: A One-Day Convening on Beating the Right, Strengthening the Left, and Building Power.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1 PM EST – 7 PM EST Hosted by Center for Political Education and Haymarket Books.


July 2020 Keon Liberato, Justin Charles, and Kevin Richardson joined the National Political Committee as newly appointed members, replacing those who have stepped down in the preceding months. Jen McKinney joind the NPC Steering Committee (SC) as Secretary Treasurer.[2]

Socialists and the Uprising Against Racism!

DSA Emerge July 7 2020.

🖥👀 #ICYMI: DSA Emerge comrades recently participated in this critical discussion on Socialists and the Uprising Against Racism!

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DSA Emerge comrades include Natalia, Cinzia Arruzza, Dan La Botz, Brian B., Walter Daum, Bill, Zach Sutter, Joseph Allen, Linda Loew, Charles Post, Justin Charles, Sam Farber, Vassiki Chauhan, Jason Schulman, Tim Goulet, Joan Parkin, Luis Meiners, Mel Bienenfeld, Haley Pessin, Natalia Tylim, Todd Chretien.

North Brooklyn leadership

North Brooklyn Democratic Socialists of America held elections for Organizing Committee, Steering Committee Rep, and CLC delegates, establishing new leadership branch-wide in 2019. The Organizing Committee is now Rahel Biru, Siobhan Ebert (Co-Chairs), Niall Reddy (Secretary), Abby Sosna (Treasurer), Jordan Leon-Atkins (Working Group Coordinator), Maia Rosenberg (Outreach Coordinator), Isabel Anreus (Spanish-language Outreach Coordinator), and Osman Chaudhary (Membership Coordinator). The Steering Committee Rep is Justin Charles. NBK’s new CLC delegates are Jeremy Cohan, Emmy Hammond, Andrea Guinn, and Brenden O’Connor. [3]

Engage slate


Jamie Peck June 23 2019 ·

Greetings, NBK DSA comrades! I'm stoked to announce that I'm running for CLC (citywide leadership committee) rep with a slate of hard-working and visionary organizers I would trust WITH MY LIFE...and more importantly, the future of NYC-DSA. If you're a member of NBK DSA, I hope you'll consider voting for us! ("us" = Abby Sosna, Jordan Leon-Atkins, Matt Hochler, Matt Rudinski, Rahel Biru, Siobhan Ebert, Brendan O'Connor, Charlotte Albrecht, Emmy Hammond, Michael T. Mordowanec, Byron Solh, Justin Charles and myself!)

NYC DSA Medics public FB group

NYC DSA Medics public FB group June 26, 2019 members included Justin Charles.

DSA AfroSocialist Caucus

In March 2019 Justin Charles was a member of the DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus.

Vote NO on Nixon/Williams

OP-ED: Vote NO on Nixon/Williams was circulated to New York Democratic Socialists of America members in July 2018.

We ask that you vote “no” on endorsing Cynthia Nixon and Williams. If you agree with the case we’ve laid out here, please consider signing on to this letter at bit.ly/no-on-nixon.

Signatories included Justin Charles.

NYC DSA Car Caucus

Members of the New York City Democratic Socialists of America DSA Car Caucus closed Facebook group, as of October 26, 2017 included Justin Charles.[4]

Creative Comrades (NYC-DSA Media)


Creative Comrades (New York City Democratic Socialists of America ) Closed Facebook Group, as of September 1, 2017;.[5]


"Westeros Dank Meme Stash"

Members of the Democratic Socialists of Westeros Dank Meme Stash, accessed November 11,2017 included Justin Charles.

"Wholesome Meme Stash"

Members of the Democratic Socialists of America Wholesome Meme Stash closed Facebook group, accessed November 14, 2017 included Justin Charles.[6]

AfroSoc comrades


DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus September 30, 2018:


First NYC meeting! You're looking at 21 smiles and a baby. Beat that, capitalism. — with Bianca Cunningham, Jad Joseph, Apollon Favio, Jonathan Bailey, Jazz Hooks, Jawanza James Williams, Justin Charles, Jabari Brisport and Jose Sanchez.


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  3. [https://www.socialists.nyc/red-letter Red Letter, Steering Committee July Updates - Convention and Term Calendar JULY 30, 2019]
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  6. [https://www.facebook.com/groups/DSAWholesomeMemes/