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About the Boston DSA Wiki

Welcome to Boston DSA's wiki! A wiki is an editable website and any member of Boston DSA can view and edit this website. It's here to serve as a reference for how our chapter works, how to organize, and how to get involved in our work. If you would like to view and contribute to this wiki, please read the How to contribute to this wiki section below.

Chapter Resources

Chapter Structure


Working Groups

Working groups carry out our political work. A list of current WGs is below; if you have an idea for a new one, check out: How to start a new working group


Committees help the chapter function.

Identity Caucuses

Political Caucuses

Informal Groups

Sister City Program

How to contribute to this wiki

  1. If you're a member of Boston DSA in good standing, you can request an account here. Make sure to use the email address you used to join DSA. If you're not a member of DSA, join here!. If you can't afford dues, email and request a hardship waiver. If you're in another DSA chapter and would like access, contact the admins at
  2. Abide by these rules:
    1. Don't write other people's personal information besides first names (and last initials; think Rosa L) and non-personal email addresses (like or other emails they made for this purpose). No home addresses, workplace information, last names, personal email addresses, or work email addresses without explicit consent.
    2. Don't write anything about sensitive direct actions.
    3. Don't write anything that might compromise coalition partners or their members, or other vulnerable people.
    4. Get consent when taking notes at a meeting; people may want to use an alias or go off the record.
    5. These rules apply to Google Docs that you link to in the wiki as well. If a Google Doc has sensitive information in it, it should not have link sharing on (so that when people click on the link, they will only see the content if they have been granted permission to see it).
  3. Pitch in!
    1. If you see something incorrect or out of date, don't hesitate to fix it.
    2. If you have extra information that abides by our rules, add it!
    3. If an edit is getting changed back and forth multiple times, there's an edit war, and we like no war but class war. If you see an edit war, try resolving it through communication or tell the admins at and we will take care of it.
    4. If you see information that violates our rules or is clearly inappropriate, undo the edit AND tell the admins at As always, our code of conduct applies.

Example wiki page has basic instructions on how to create and edit new wiki pages.

Why use a Boston DSA wiki? and Wikifaq cover the answers to some basic questions regarding wiki use.

If editing a working group resource, consult Standards & Practices for a template and general guidelines.

Here is a comprehensive guide to editing existing pages, adding new pages, and viewing revision history.

Here is a cheat sheet to formatting edits to pages.

Contribution Wish List - check out what people want to see or add something you want to know about!