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Join our mailing list to receive weekly “Upcoming Events” emails and other alerts. To actually join ROC DSA, visit the DSA website.


Did you know that ROC DSA has its own Slack Workspace? We have channels for general announcements and various Organizing Groups, as well as comradely channels for discussing food and media. If you’d like to be added, click the button below – all we ask is that you’re a full DSA member in good standing.

Join ROC DSA on Slack [Airtable]


Bylaws of the Rochester, New York, Local Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America [Dropbox]

Code of Conduct

ROC DSA is committed to building a democratic socialist society. Toward that end, we are committed to fostering a culture of solidarity within our chapter. It is only through recognition that we share the same struggle with each other that we can strengthen our bonds and build our power together. Our Code of Conduct [Dropbox] asserts the conditions of our culture of solidarity.

Harassment Grievance Policy

ROC DSA is committed to creating a space that is welcoming and inclusive to members of all genders, races, and classes. A harassment grievance policy provides guidelines to ensure that everyone is able to organize without fear of harassment, abuse, or harm. See the policy in the chapter bylaws, Amendment II.

If you believe a ROC DSA member is engaging in any of the prohibited behaviors listed under Section 1 of ROC DSA’s Harassment Grievance Policy, you may file a complaint using the Harassment Grievance Form. You may also contact ROC DSA’s Harassment Grievance Officers with questions at

ROC DSA Campaign Endorsements

ROC DSA members who wish to propose a chapter organizing campaign should follow the Campaign Endorsement process detailed on the first page of this document and return the Campaign Endorsement form to no less than 30 days before a general meeting.

General Meeting Minutes

2024 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

2023 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

2022 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

2021 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

2020 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

2019 Meeting Minutes [Dropbox]

Working Group Updates

Visit the Submit WG Update [Airtable] to update ROC DSA’s Steering Committee on your working group’s project(s).

ROC DSA Email Request Form

Please complete the Chapter Email Request Form [Airtable] to ask for an email to be sent to ROC DSA members.

ROC DSA Chapter Funds Requisition Form

Members can use the Chapter Funds Requisition Form [Airtable] form to request funds from the chapter treasury to support their campaigns.