Congratulations to Brazil's new Executive Committee, elected May 26 at the first DABR AGM and Elections Meeting held in five years, paving the way for DABR's reauthorization as an official Country Committee! Upon the completion of elections, Acting Chair, Kristen Carmean (filling in for Chair Arthur Sevalho-Goncalves, a physician currently treating Covid patients) chaired the Annual General Meeting.
Kristen began with DABR's "Story of Persistence" in reestablishing the CC, first led by Jacob Lassar, now V-Chair for Membership, in 2017. Another involved member from that time, Joseph Weiss, has also joined the team as Treasurer. Leading a new effort in January 2020, Kristen and Arthur brought in Patricia Paine as Secretary and Marc Weiss as Member-at-Large for a full and robust Ex Comm.Read more
DABR's Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) is pleased to announce its Elections and Annual General Meeting May 26, 7pm Brasilia time, that will reestablish DABR as a fully operating Country Committee - Join us via WebEx! The Committee is currently outreaching for nominees to join the Executive Committee. For details, see Events here, or find the full announcement at: DABR's Facebook
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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Brazil!
DABR is the official organization for US Democrats living in Brazil and is currently working to reestablish its country committee prior to the 2020 election year. Our local DA group in Sao Paulo invites all interested members to participate in their areas of interest, and is especially in need of members to join the DABR leadership team on its Executive Committee. Please consider joining us!
Contact us at Info-Brazil@Democratsabroad.org or Kelly Kreutz directly by clicking on her email.
When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better. - Maya Angelou
Check here and on our DABR Facebook page for current News and Events.
Saturday, July 6th at 1pm at the Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo - a Festa Americana" - or good, ol' fashioned Pot Luck! See EVENTS for complete details and RSVP. Further details will also be emailed to all DABR members. Not a member yet? Join Democrats Abroad now and be included in all our future DABR communications.