Current Activities

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As of August 2016 the Chicago Socialist Party is actively involved in several organizing campaigns in our communities. The primary SPUSA national campaign the Chicago local has adopted has been the Housing/Gentrification campaign, however we continue to organize around any and all relevant injustices the people currently face.

  1. Anti-Gentrification – Tenant Union Organization and Community Land Trust organization.
  • We are currently in the process of organizing in Pilsen to create a community center run by the people and also intend to raise funds for clothing/supply donation to the local homeless for winter.

2. People’s Defense Program

  • We are planning to ensure the safety of the working class against armed right-wing fanatics by developing a cohesive and comprehensive program revolving around 4 principle areas:
  1. Weapon safety/Self-Defense programs
  2. First aid
  3. Legal aid
  4. Community organizing