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    LGBT Caucus Signup

    Democrats Abroad is committed to a world where all persons have access to the same rights and benefits, regardless of sexual identity or gender expression.

    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

    The Democrats Abroad LGBT Caucus is the constituency group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex members and any Democrat abroad who supports them.

    The goals of the LGBT Caucus reflect the mission of Democrats Abroad to:

    • engage and empower LGBTI Americans living abroad to vote in US elections;
    • provide a platform for Democrats Abroad members, country committees and chapters to advance issues at the heart of the LGBTI community;
    • support Democrats Abroad’s members in issues they face living abroad as LGBTI Americans, such as access to government services and benefits for same-sex spouses and family members, the legacy resulting from past discrimination and Defense of Marriage Act.

    The LGBT Caucus: 

    • supports Democrats Abroad’s country committees and local chapters in organizing activities of interest to the LGBTI community, such as participation in pride events and voter outreach; 
    • disseminates information to Democrats Abroad members and promotes action on issues that affect LGBTI Americans and their families;
    • ensures that the LGBTI perspective is effectively incorporated in all the work of Democrats Abroad, including issues advocacy, communication and GOTV strategy, planning and execution; ensures that issues and policies that impact LGBTI Americans are included in the Democrats Abroad and Democratic Party platforms;
    • takes leadership in Democrats Abroad’s issues advocacy initiatives, including “door knock” visits to elected officials in Washington DC, to ensure that issues that impact LGBTI Americans living abroad and their families are included and addressed by elected representatives;
    • encourages LGBTI members to run for elected leadership roles within Democrats Abroad and fulfill Democrats Abroad’s diversity and affirmative action goals;
    • supports community building among Democrats Abroad’s LGBTI members and allies;
    • promotes Democratic Party candidates who demonstrate commitment to policies that positively impact the lives of LGBTI Americans;
    • supports and engages with Democratic Party LGBTI caucuses build capacity and achieve common goals.
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    Women's March on Washington Democrats Abroad Dinner January 21

    Sorry, the Democrats Abroad dinner at the Women's March on Washington is now SOLD OUT. But you can still march with other members of Democrats Abroad. They'll be meeting at Eastern Market between 8-8:30 AM - look for the blue ponchos.

    If you want to support Democrats Abroad advocacy efforts and the Women's Caucus, click here to go to www.democratsabroad.org/donate and select "Support the Women's Caucus" in the Contribution Purpose drop-down menu.

    Any problems, contact Art Schankler at art@democratsabroad.org.

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    USA ELECTION NIGHT EVENTS IN CANADA | STRONGER TOGETHER

    TORONTO - VENUE CHANGE

    MARCHÉ Mövenpick
    Brookfield Place - Street Level
    181 Bay St
    Toronto, ON M5J 2V1

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 07:30 PM - Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at 01:30 AM EST

    A NEW LOCATION for the Toronto Election Night Party! Marché Mövenpick in Brookfield Place Street Level. Update your calendar and see you at Marché Mövenpick!

    Stronger Together: Election Night Party: On Tuesday November 8th 2016, we will make history as we choose to be Stronger Together by electing Hillary Clinton as the first woman President of the United States. She will be the 45th President as well as the most qualified candidate to ever fill the office.

    In Memory of Adrienne Jones: This year's event is dedicated to the memory of Toronto's Adrienne Jones, who was serving as Regional Vice-Chair of the Americas Region; Executive Vice-Chair of Canada; and Chair Emeritus of the Toronto Chapter when she lost her battle with cancer on Monday, October 3rd.

    Click here to RSVP !

    Tickets: $35.00 CAD | Purchase tickets

    Contact: Gabriel Elias | comms@democratsabroad.ca | 647-466-2010

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    CALGARY

    Kilkenny Irish Pub
    500-3630 Brentwood Rd NW
    Calgary, AB T2L1K8

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 05:30 PM - Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at 12:00 AM Mountain Time

    Your election HQ is at the Kilkenny. Watch the results come in with Democrats Abroad-Calgary.

    No need to RSVP -- Everybody is welcome! No Cover!

    Contact: Jim Davis | davis_jim@hotmail.com | 403-282-8605

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    EDMONTON

    Duke's Diner
    11636 87 Ave NW
    Edmonton, AB T6G 0Y2

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 06:30 PM - 11:00 PM

    After a long election season, it’s finally coming to an end! Join Democrats Abroad-Edmonton to watch the results and cheer on Hillary.  All are welcome!

    Click here to RSVP !

    Contact: DA Canada Edmonton

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    HAMILTON

    Ye Old Squire Taphouse and Eatery
    875 Main St W
    Hamilton, ON L8S4P9

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 07:00 PM - Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at 12:00 AM EST

    Join us as for an historic victory as we defeat Donald Trump and elect Hillary Clinton as the 45th President of the United States!

    Food and drink will be available. We will also have live music! A donation of $10 is kindly requested

    Click here to  RSVP !

    Contact: Ken Sherman | k_e_sherman@yahoo.ca

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    KITCHENER

    McCabe's Tavern
    352 King St W
    Kitchener, ON N2G1B7

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 07:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST

    Come join us to celebrate Hillary-Victory!!!

    Downtown Kitchener near King and Francis Streets. No cover charge.

    Click here to RSVP !

    Contact: Tim Flannery | Flannery@flannerlylaw.ca

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    LONDON

    Palasad North
    777 Adelaide St N
    London, ON N5Y 2L8

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 06:00 PM - 11:00 PM EST

    Gena Brumitt, Chair of Democrats Abroad Canada, London & Area Chapter, invites DAC members from Southwest Ontario, "left-leaning" Americans and dual citizens, family and friends, who are interested in watching Election Day results roll in REAL-time! We will be in Palasad North's Monarch room - come, one and all!

    Click here to RSVP !

    Contact: Gena Brumitt

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    MONTREAL

    Sir Winston Churchill's
    1459 Rue Cres
    Montreal, QC H3G 2B2

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 -- Doors Open 06:30 PM EST

    Come watch the news coverage and the returns with fellow Democrats Abroad and friends!

    Click here to RSVP !

    Contact: Marc Seltzer | marcseltzer@icloud.com | 514-929-8939

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    NOVA SCOTIA

    Bill Curry Photography Gallery and Studio
    3455 Highway 1, Port Maitland
    Nova Scotia, Canada   B5A 5T6

    Tuesday November 8, 2016 from 08:00 PM to whenever anyone wishes to stay! Atlantic Time

    Join Democrats Abroad Canada Atlantic Chapter for a grand USA Election Night Viewing party!

    Please RSVP so we have an idea of what to expect!

    Contact: Bill Curry | bill@billcurry.ca | 902-649-2428 or 902-740-6811

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    OTTAWA

    Heart & Crown - Mother McGintys - ByWard Market
    67 Clarence Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P5

    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM - Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at 2:00 AM EST

    Join us for the largest USA Election Night Viewing party in Ottawa. The election results will be on the big screen all day and all night. Our official viewing party starts at 5 PM and goes until the speeches are done.

    All are welcome to enjoy cold drinks, great food and a night of strong opinions in a peaceful democracy.

    Click here to RSVP !

    Contact: David Schellenberg | davidschellenberg@gmail.com

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    VANCOUVER

    The Rogue
    601 W Cordova
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1E1

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 -- Doors Open 05:00 PM Pacific Time

    The marquee event is SOLD OUT but there will be limited overflow seating available at The Rogue/Convention Centre - 200 Burrard Street.

    Arrive early if possible.

    We hope to be Raising a Ruckus Tonight!!!

    Contact: Maureen Harwood | chair-vancouver@democratsabroad.ca

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    VICTORIA

    Sticky Wicket
    919 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 2C2

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 -- Doors Open 05:30 PM Pacific Time

    The Election Night Watch Party in Victoria, BC is now SOLD OUT! Thanks everybody and wherever you are, we'll be together in spirit to watch the returns and celebrate Hillary's Victory!

    Contact: DA Victoria Chapter | davictoriachapter@gmail.com | 250-360-6066

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    WINNIPEG

    Confusion Corner Bar & Grill
    500 Corydon Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3L 0P1

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 06:30 PM – 10:30 PM Central Time

    Please join us to watch the results come in for this historic election. And even more important - to celebrate the election of our first ever female president!

    While this is a free event - US citizens are encouraged to donate $5 to Democrats Abroad to cover costs.

    Contact: Jennifer Carpenter | DAWinnipeg@shaw.ca | 204-619-3076


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