Events

  • Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 16 rsvps
    ZOOM

    Global Disability Caucus Edition - Connect the Dots

    Global Disability Caucus Edition of Connect the Dots

    Join us for our first member event on October 30th at 9 a.m. EDT.  Let's Connect, Learn and Lead Together! Please RSVP below!

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    At our Global Disability Caucus Edition of Connect the Dots, we’ll share information on how and why we were launched and the mission and objectives as we’ve described them to date.  We’ll also do a brief update and then break up into groups so that you can talk with a member of the founding committee to ask questions, share ideas and explore ways to become involved.

    “The Future is Accessible!”  Please RSVP below and join us on the 30th!

    GDC-EDITION OF CONNECT THE DOTS - PROGRAM

    Main Room
    +Overview of DPCA
    +Vote From Abroad
    +The Origin of Connect the Dots (CtD)
    +Being an Ally: What it means, what it takes

    Breakout Rooms
    +Accessibility
    +Disability Legislation
    +Intersectionality on Nonbinary Individuals with Disabilities
    +Mental Health Awareness

    We invite you to sign up to volunteer or to indicate your interest.  Click here to sign up!  We’re still looking for ASL translators and others who can help build the structure and support to enhance accessibility within DA.  We have a number of events in the works and, of course, lots of work to do.  We also look forward to building a wonderful community of supportive, committed and creative people with disabilities and allies dedicated to furthering our shared goals.

    While there is no donation required to attend, we hope you’ll consider a donation of $10 to support our work to elect Democrats who will fight to make a better life for ALL Americans. Please click here to donate!

  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 02:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 15 rsvps
    Zoom (RSVP for the Zoom Link) in Washington, DC

    DA Australia/New Zealand Tax Advocacy Webinar: What Is DA Fighting For in 2021 - Tue 16 Nov 2am US ET

    In this ground-breaking year for progressive legislation Democrats Abroad is working hard to achieve consequential tax reform for Americans abroad.  Come hear from DA Taxation Task Force Chair Carmelan Polce about the work the Tax Task Force is doing to persuade Congress to include tax relief for Americans abroad in 2021 legislation. 

    Agenda:

    Congressional work on tax legislation in 2021 - state of play

    DA Tax Reform Recommendations

    DA Strategy for Achieve Tax Relief for Americans Abroad in 2021

    Q&A

     

    You can also read about the work on the posting on the taxation page of the DA website entitled "WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR IN 2021".

    RSVP to receive the Webinar Link

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 05:00 PM Brisbane Time · 1 rsvp
    Little Big House in South Brisbane, Australia

    Democrats Abroad November Social

    Democrats Abroad is back for our November member social! Come meet friendly fellow Democrats and grab some snacks and beverages while chatting about politics, memories of home, or anything else that's on your mind. All welcome!

    Little Big House (https://www.littlebighouse.com.au/) is a bar and restaurant housed within a heritage-listed Queenslander in plain view from the platform of the South Bank train station. It is in easy reach of the ferry, and has ample nearby parking. Look for us in the outdoor verandah seating area, we'll have some USA swag to identify us. Please dress appropriately for outdoor seating and don't forget your mask!

  • Friday, December 03, 2021 at 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
    Zoom

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December

    Join the Democrats Abroad  Global Disability Caucus  for a panel discussion where we’ll celebrate and talk about the history of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, provide some context, raise issues and hear from a panel of DA members and guest speakers as they share their own experiences with disability and the challenges, issues and successes they have faced.  

    We hope to hear what they would want us to know about living with disability as well as what we can do to create a better DA for all members who are experiencing their own challenges.  We hope this will be yet another meaningful discussion of many conversations in the coming months and years!

    ♿️ Event details and guest speaker information coming soon!