Asheville DSA

Democratic Socialists of America

Asheville DSA is the Western North Carolina chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, a political, activist organization that seeks to empower working people and marginalized groups and build a more equitable society for all of us.

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We strive to practice our principles in every aspect of our work; more information about those principles and how we act on them can be found in our bylaws.

About DSA

The Democratic Socialists of America is the largest socialist organization in the United States. Our members are building progressive movements for social change in communities throughout the nation.

The ABCs of Socialism

Jacobin Magazine / Verso Books

This series of answers to an array of common questions about socialism today is available as either a free book or a series of podcasts: (1), (2), (3), (4).


We believe that politics isn't just about elections. We work with like-minded groups and movements to advance our common goals. Come work with us for the good of all.

Regular meetings are the first Thursday of the month, 6:30pm, at The BLOCK Off Biltmore.

Medicare For All Canvassing

Standard Pizza

755 Biltmore Ave., Asheville

Join us in canvassing for Medicare For All! A 1-hour training session starts at noon, followed by an afternoon of canvassing with a debriefing session at the end.

This event recurs every Saturday until and including November 10th.

Bi-weekly Social Hour

Banks Ave. Bar

32 Banks Ave., Asheville

A relaxing, low-pressure social event - bring friends, or don't! Discuss political theory, or cats! This is just a chance to get to know some of our members outside of more formal events or actions.

Join Us

DSA is a dues-paying membership organization, not a political party. All local events are open to the public and, whenever possible, child care will be available.