Branches are subgroups of the Tampa DSA chapter defined by geography or location. Branches may hold their own meetings, form their own working groups, and organize independently of the chapter’s activities at large. Representatives from each branch report back on branch activities at the chapter general meetings.


Blake High YDSA


Blake High YDS demonstration for higher wages for Hillsborough county teachers

Blake High YDS demonstration at a school board meeting for higher wages for Hillsborough County teachers

Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) is the youth and student section of the Democratic Socialists of America. Howard W. Blake High School in Tampa is a registered campus of YDS and the Blake High YDS organizing committee is an official branch of the Tampa Bay DSA chapter.