Please browse the National Political Education Committee’s collection of lesson plans and reading materials from various chapters in Democratic Socialist of America. We are always looking to add to our repository to help chapters grow and develop their political education programs, if you would like to add something from your chapter or can’t find a subject you would like to use please let us know and will look to add it.

DSA Political Education Curriculum

NPEC’s very first curriculum guide filled with how-to information and lesson plans to help your chapter launch a Socialist Night School. 3 foundational modules included and facilitation guide within! See the guide here

Modules from participating DSA chapters

Austin DSA 

Socialist Night School Readings, Lectures, Lesson Plans, etc

What is Democratic Socialism?

Chicago DSA

Bargaining for the Common Good

Commodification and Healthcare

Ecosocialism and the Green New Deal 

Elections, Electoralism, and Reform

Globalization and Neoliberalism 


Marx, Labor, and the Working Class

Socialism and Housing 

Socialism and Social Reproduction 

East Bay DSA

What is Democratic Socialism 

Olympia DSA  

Socialist Night School Course Outline 

Philly DSA 

Socialist Night School: Bernie

Socialist Night School: Capitalism

Socialist Night School: Democratic Socialism

Socialist Night School: Electoral Politics

Socialist Night School: Green New Deal

Socialist Night School: Healthcare & COVID-19

Socialist Night School: Labor

Socialist Night School: Nordic Social Democracy

Socialist Night School: Russian Revolution

Socialist Night School: What is Class

Seattle DSA

Political Education Outline 

Socialist Night School Modules