DA EMEA Deputy RVC; DA WebEx Team

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  • signed up on Global Black Caucus Signup 2021-02-26 10:06:52 -0500

  • signed up on Hispanic Caucus Signup 2021-02-26 10:06:32 -0500

  • rsvped for Stockholm/Uppsala Chapter Elections and AW 2021-02-15 07:35:51 -0500

    Stockholm/Uppsala Chapter Elections and AW

    Take your political activism to the next level by leading locally in a chapter representing over 2,200 members from dozens of states!
     
    All chapter members are welcome to our 2021 Stockholm/Uppsala Chapter meeting at which we will be holding our chapter leadership elections this year. 
     
    The Stockholm/Uppsala Chapter of Democrats Abroad Sweden is looking for its next Chapter Chair for 2021/2022. The current Chapter Secretary is intending to stand for re-election. The elections for Chapter Chair and Chapter Secretary will be held on March 17th beginning at 18:00. Elections will be followed by an AW at 19:00.
     
    Members who are interested in either position are very welcome to contact @Christina Davis for more information about the work of the Chapter.
     
    This is a super opportunity to do some very rewarding work! Contact Christina Davis or Kelsey Martin if you are interested. 
     
    RSVP to attend and you will receive the meeting link via email before the meeting. 
    WHEN
    March 17, 2021 at 6pm
    WHERE
    Online via Webex
    Stockholm 11344
    Sweden
    Google map and directions
    8 rsvps rsvp

  • canceled rsvp for Solidarity Sundays: GOP & The Armed Right 2021-02-24 05:35:35 -0500

    Solidarity Sundays: GOP & The Armed Right

    Award-winning investigative journalist Frank Smyth has covered political violence throughout the world and is author of of „The NRA: The Unauthorized History“. Frank speaks to Solidarity Sundays about the evolution of the armed right from an eccentric, occasionally violent, curiosity — to an armed adjunct to one of our political parties.

    You will receive an auto-response with the link when you RSVP.

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    WHEN
    February 28, 2021 at 4pm
    WHERE
    Online
    Stephansplatz 1
    Vienna 1010
    Austria
    Google map and directions
    31 rsvps

  • rsvped for Americas Leadership Workshop 2021-02-10 11:43:43 -0500

    Americas Leadership Workshop

    A speed networking and leadership development workshop

    Always wanted to get involved politically but not sure where to start? Democrats Abroad is a global organization with groups all around the world representing and organizing Americans. Learn how you can have an impact!

    The Asian American & Pacific Islander Caucus and the Hispanic Caucus invite you to a speed networking and leadership development workshop. 

    The workshop will:

    • Introduce you to the Democrats Abroad organization at its different levels and corresponding leaders,
    • Review the wide variety of volunteer roles available and their commitments in terms of time and responsibility,
    • Clarify and demystify how any member can run for office within Democrats Abroad.

    There will be three online sessions, each 1.5 hours, held at a time that is convenient for each region:

    Each session will showcase four different Democrats Abroad Leaders, one for each of the Global, Regional, and Country levels, and one from a country without a Country Chapter from the region, interspersed with breakout rooms where you can engage in speed networking and discussions.

    Speakers:

    • Country-Committee leader:Quyen Nguyen, Chair, DA Colombia
    • Non-Affiliated leader: Asha Subas, Chair, Global Election Committee
    • Regional leader: Roz Reymers, Non-Country Committee Coordinator, Americas Region
    • Global leader: Julia Bryan, Global DA Chair
    Please RSVP below so we can send you the Webex online meeting access information.
    WHEN
    March 07, 2021 at 3:30pm
    WHERE
    ONLINE EVENT - WEBEX
    73 rsvps rsvp

  • rsvped for EMEA Leadership Workshop 2021-02-10 11:36:07 -0500

    EMEA Leadership Workshop

    A speed networking and leadership development workshop

    Always wanted to get involved politically but not sure where to start? Democrats Abroad is a global organization with groups all around the world representing and organizing Americans. Learn how you can have an impact!

    The Asian American & Pacific Islander Caucus and the Hispanic Caucus invite you to a speed networking and leadership development workshop. 

    The workshop will:

    • Introduce you to the Democrats Abroad organization at its different levels and corresponding leaders,
    • Review the wide variety of volunteer roles available and their commitments in terms of time and responsibility,
    • Clarify and demystify how any member can run for office within Democrats Abroad.

    There will be three online sessions, each 1.5 hours, held at a time that is convenient for each region:

    Each session will showcase four different Democrats Abroad Leaders, one for each of the Global, Regional, and Country levels, and one from a country without a Country Chapter from the region, interspersed with breakout rooms where you can engage in speed networking and discussions.

    Speakers:

    • Country-Committee leader: Adrienne Johnson, Chair, UK Black Caucus and former member of the UK Executive Committee
    • Non-Affiliated leader: Elisabeth Myers, Democracy Lead for DA-Morocco
    • Regional leader: Merrill Oates, former Regional Vice-Chair
    • Global leader: Martha McDevitt-Pugh, DNC member, Global LGBT Caucus Co-Chair & Aaron Fishbone, Director Global Communications

    Please RSVP below so we can send you the Zoom online meeting access information.

    WHEN
    February 28, 2021 at 4pm
    WHERE
    ONLINE EVENT - WEBEX
    278 rsvps

  • 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge Check-in 2

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    This event is for people who have started the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge and want to talk about what they have read, watched, and listened to over the past 3 weeks. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your thoughts and feelings, and check-in with other participants and GBC leadership.

    RSVP to receive the Zoom link. We look forward to meeting you.

     

     

     

     

    WHEN
    February 28, 2021 at 2:30pm
    WHERE
    Zoom
    22 rsvps

  • wants to volunteer 2021-02-06 05:27:43 -0500

    21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

     

    Have you ever made a successful change in your life? Perhaps you wanted to exercise more, eat less, or change jobs? Think about the time and attention you dedicated to the process. A lot, right? Change is hard. Creating effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of power, privilege, supremacy, and leadership is like any lifestyle change. Setting our intentions and adjusting what we spend our time doing is essential. It’s all about building new habits. Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. The good news is, there’s an abundance of resources just waiting to empower you to be a more effective player in the quest for equity and justice.

    About the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge 

    • For 21 days, do one action to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity 
    • This plan includes suggestions for readings, podcasts, videos, observations, and ways to form and deepen community connections. Suggestions are in the following categories:

    READ

    LISTEN

    WATCH

    NOTICE

    CONNECT

             

    ENGAGE

    ACT

    REFLECT

    STAY INSPIRED

    TIPS FOR SUCCESS

    • Choose one activity per day to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity.
    • Diversify your habits by doing some of each.
    • Use the tracking chart provided here to stay on course. You can download the editable spreadsheet or a PDF for printing.
    • We think understanding white privilege and white supremacy is a powerful lens into the complexities of doing social justice work, so we’ve focused our resources on that specific issue.
    • Check-in with us on Saturday, February 20th, and Sunday, February 28th!  We'll email you with the precise times and meeting information.

     

    Become a volunteer

  • rsvped for Annual General Meeting of DA Portugal 2021-01-23 16:12:16 -0500

    Annual General Meeting of DA Portugal

    The Annual General Meeting will include the election of officers to the Executive Committee of DA-Portugal, as well as other business. Further information about the platform for the meeting and the agenda will be posted as the date approaches.

    In the meantime, members of DA-Portugal may RSVP here to receive information as it becomes available.

    WHEN
    March 11, 2021 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Online TBD
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  • Important 2020 Voting Information for US Voters in Sweden

    Please read this whole message carefully, since it contains important information to help U.S. voters in Sweden vote this year.

    Do you know when you'll be getting your ballot and how to return it? The 2020 presidential election is less than 50 days away. Don't delay!

    Voting from abroad has in fact already begun. Some states have sent ballots to overseas voters already and all states will have done so by September 19. 

    Read more

  • published Important April Updates from DA Sweden in News 2020-04-05 12:01:10 -0400

    Important April 2020 Updates from DA Sweden

    A lot of important updates since the Democrats Abroad 2020 Global Presidential Primary are here:

    📌 Coronavirus Crisis

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sweden Executive Committee has decided to extend the period during which we will not be having in-person events until April 15th. We continue to assess the situation on an ongoing basis, and will let members know when we will be resuming in-person events. 

    We are preparing a number of online/remote events, including for voter registration assistance, and are shifting our focus to outreach via social media and phone banking. 

    📌 Voter Registration for 2020

    Have you gone to votefromabroad.org yet to request your 2020 absentee ballot?
    Don't wait - fill out your Federal Post Card Application form today!

    📌 Democrats Abroad Delegates to the 2020 DNC - Applications Now Accepted!

    During the week of August 17th, the Democrats Abroad delegation will join the other state party delegations at the Democratic National Convention to formally choose our nominee for President of the United States.

    Any DA member is eligible to run, and the Affirmative Action Committee strongly emphasizes the importance of DA members from historically-underrepresented backgrounds to run as delegate candidates in showing the world the diversity of our Party and our members around the world.

    Forms to declare delegates’ candidacy are now available online. Please fill it out as soon as possible and return it no later than April 17th.

    Workshops with Democrats Abroad about becoming a 2020 DNC Delegate are happening on these dates next week:

    📌 Earth Day 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion

    On April 21st, the eve of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Earth Day, the Democrats Abroad Global Women's Caucus will present a virtual panel discussion on "Women and the Environment". Sign up to attend here.

    📌 FAQs on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Safety (CARES) Act from the Democrats Abroad Taxation Tax Force

    Democrats Abroad has received many hundreds of emails from members interested in understanding the provisions of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, their eligibility for support and how and when they might receive it.

    In order to prevent delays in our responses, the Democrats Abroad Taxation Tax Force has developed from member emails a FAQs document that aims to address the key concerns we have been hearing. The Taxation Task Force will continue to add to it as needed.

    📌 Volunteer with Democrats Abroad Sweden

    Did you know that Democrats Abroad is an entirely volunteer-run organization? That means everything we do to reach out to voters abroad is because of the dedication and commitment of our amazing volunteers.

    Can you help take action with us?

    No commitment is too small, and working together has collective power!

    Yours,

    Beth Landry [They/Them]
    Vice Chair, Democrats Abroad Sweden
    [email protected]


  • published Welcome to Democrats Abroad EMEA! in News 2020-02-26 06:35:41 -0500

    Welcome to Democrats Abroad EMEA!

       

    Welcome to Democrats Abroad EMEA!

    There is a good chance you're seeing this page because you are a member of Democrats Abroad in the Europe, Middle East, & Africa region, but the country where you live does not (yet?) have a Country Committee. There are currently 26 countries in the EMEA region with Country Committees.

    These Country Committees keep Americans abroad informed of their rights and help them participate in the U.S. political process. Our members -- people just like you -- live in more than 190 countries around the globe and vote in every state and Congressional district in the U.S.

    Are you interested in how to get more involved where you live?
    Get in touch with us today!

    Will Bakker
    Regional Vice-Chair for EMEA
    [email protected]

    Quaide Williams, Michelle Taube, Brooke Burns & Beth Landry
    Deputy Regional Vice-Chairs for EMEA


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  • 2020 Global Presidential Primary Voting Centers in Sweden

     

    Don’t miss your chance to vote in-person in Sweden this presidential year! 

    The Global Presidential Primary (GPP) is a week-long voting period -- kicking off on March 3, Super Tuesday! -- for Democrats Abroad members to participate in our official party-run presidential primary. We’re holding more than 240 events in 45 countries around the world. We hope you’ll be joining us!

    To vote using a remote ballot via email or post, follow the instructions here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/primary. Please also scroll to the bottom of this page for information about our DA Sweden Ballot Assistance Events, as well as some of our Frequently Asked Questions about voting in the GPP.

    We’re thrilled to announce event details for 9 Democrats Abroad Sweden Voting Centers.
    Click on the dates below to go to the event pages for each Voting Center:

    GOTHENBURG

    Tuesday, March 3
    2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Saturday, March 7
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    HALMSTAD

    Thursday, March 5
    4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    KALMAR

    Sunday, March 8
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    MALMÖ

    Tuesday, March 3
    5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Saturday, March 7
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    STOCKHOLM

    Friday, March 6
    11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Saturday, March 7
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    UPPSALA

    Thursday, March 5
    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    We will also have 3 Ballot Assistance Events here in Sweden. Ballot Assistance Events are available for voters to receive help registering to vote, signing up to join Democrats Abroad, as well as ensuring their remotely-voted ballots have all the required information. There won't be a Ballot Box, but our volunteers will be ready to help you navigate the 2020 Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary in almost any other way!

    Click below to go to the event pages for each Ballot Assistance Event:

    BORÅS

    Saturday, March 7
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    JÖNKÖPING

    Sunday, March 8
    1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    UDDEVALLA

    Saturday, March 7
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

     

    Frequently Asked Questions you may have about the GPP:

    "Am I eligible?"

    If you’re a Democrats Abroad member and you haven’t voted (or plan to vote) in any other 2020 state presidential primary/caucus, you’re eligible to vote in the Global Presidential Primary.

    "What if I can’t join a voting event in person?"
    If you can’t join us at our events in Sweden, you can vote remotely. Look for your primary ballot in your inbox on February 18, or download it from democratsabroad.org starting on Feb 18, as well.

    "Do votes in the GPP count? Why should I participate in the GPP instead of voting in my state’s presidential primary?"

    Yes your vote counts! In fact, you could even say that votes in the GPP count even more. Tens of thousands of people will participate in the global primary, but millions will vote in your home state. That means that your vote in the Global Presidential Primary is more powerful than voting in the California primary. In fact, it’s 4 times more powerful!

    "I vote in California. Can I vote in the Global Presidential Primary and the California primary?"

    You can only vote in a presidential primary once. If you vote in the global primary and want to vote in California for the down-ballot primary races (like for your congressperson), you can! Just skip the presidential section on your California ballot.

    "Where can I ask further questions?"
    Please email [email protected] for voting-related questions, and Info-Sweden@democratsabroad.org for other questions.

    P.S. Help us spread the word! Consider liking and sharing our social media posts about the GPP!

    Yours,

    Beth Landry

    Vice Chair, Democrats Abroad Sweden

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[ They/Them ] Deputy RVC - EMEA Region. RN.