As the 2020 state races take shape, the local DSA chapters are seeking to expand their influence — and taking on an even wider range of entrenched politicians.
At a time when establishment politicians are working only for corporations and the rich, democratic socialist across the country are taking on the corrupting influence of obscene wealth in politics and returning power to the people.
The 31-year-old candidate for New York State Assembly wants to be part of a working-class revolution to ensure just housing, health care, and labor conditions for all.
Phara Souffrant Forrest, a nurse and Brooklyn state Assembly candidate, calls for immediate action to undo decades of neglect.
Phara Souffrant Forrest is running against incumbent Walter Mosley to represent the 57th State Assembly District
Oh what a night. After last night’s Democratic Party debacle in Iowa, today we’re joined by NYC-DSA endorsed candidate Phara Souffrant Forrest to discuss her grassroots campaign to represent the 57th Assembly District.
Phara Souffrant Forrest is a registered nurse and a tenant activist who is currently running as the Democratic Socialists of America-endorsed candidate for the 57th Assembly seat in Crown Heights against incumbent Rep. Walter Mosley.
Dan interviews NYC DSA down-ballot candidates. Samelys López is running for a US House seat in the Bronx. Jabari Brisport, Marcela Mitaynes, and Phara Souffrant Forrest are running for seats in the state legislature. All four are campaigning on a platform of housing justice.
In New York City, the Democratic Socialists of America are running a six-candidate socialist slate aiming for state and national office. It will serve as a test run for socialist organizing in the age of coronavirus.
In the newest installment in our ongoing series Working-Class Politics, we talk with Phara Souffrant Forrest, a union nurse, tenant activist, and democratic socialist running for Assembly in New York’s 57th District.
Phara Souffrant Forrest dedicated her life to advocating for working-class residents in her Brooklyn neighborhood. Now, the 31-year-old nurse is running for New York State Assembly to continue the fight for just housing, healthcare and labor conditions for all.
Meet Phara Souffrant Forrest, the Haitian-American Union Nurse and Tenant Activist Running for NY State Assembly
Crown Heights native Phara Souffrant Forrest is not only joining the thousands gathered on the streets of New York protesting the latest injustices around police brutality and caring for her community in the middle of a pandemic — she’s also running to represent the 57th Assembly District in the New York Assembly.
Nurses have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. But what would it be like to have one on the frontlines of state government? New Yorkers could soon find out if Phara Souffrant Forrest wins a hotly contested Democratic primary for Assembly District 57 in Brooklyn.
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