On Sunday, September 19, the Germany Progressive Caucus invites you to grab a coffee or tea and spend your morning with ProDAG!
We will be discussing updates following the August Global DPCA Meeting, where DA representatives voted on a host of important resolutions and charter amendments, as well as other news in our caucus. Come by to learn more about the inner workings of Democrats Abroad and how you can join efforts to advocate for progressive changes within the organization. All are welcome!
Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link.
Join members of the DACH Youth Caucus as they plan their upcoming events, both virtual and in-person!
Can't make it to this meeting? Send an email to [email protected] to let them know you're interested!
Violence Against Women Team
Volunteer Briefing Meetings
Join us on September 20, 2021, at 12 PM ET / 6 PM Paris for the VAW Volunteer Briefing Meeting.
(Monthly briefings/meetings through December 20, 2021)
Call for Volunteers !
The Violence Against Women Project is seeking volunteers to gather information that will help American women overseas who are victims of violent situations.
We’re looking for a minimum 6 month commitment, a passion for this cause, and people who are team players.
Either email us at [email protected], or join one of the upcoming Zoom calls. We look forward to meeting you!
Details will follow with registration info and Zoom info. Hope to see you there to discuss:
Tax consequences of RDSPs, RESPs, and TFSAs
How to deal with your IRA
Changes to consider under President Biden
Common investing traps for Americans residing in Canada
Cross-border income planning and more!
- Successful strategies to counter false information, sensational claims and more.
- One example: Getting past the noise to promote the real benefits of the Infrastructure Bill.
- Key implications for winning the 2022 mid-terms.
Mark your calendar for Monday, September 20 at 4 pm.
Members of all DAMX Chapters invited!
About our presenters:
Michael Lambert, former MoveOn regional coordinator, is now co-leader of the progressive Talk Radio Project.
Aftyn Behn is board chair of ActionTN, an America Votes affiliate, and has promoted progressive grassroots power in rural Appalachia and the South.
Join the NSW Chapter for a virtual chapter catch-up!
Since we can't meet up in person under current restrictions, we'll have a casual virtual meet-up to catch up with your fellow Dems Abroad and fill another evening in lockdown with some political banter. Please RSVP or check our Facebook group for meeting link.
Hope to see you there!
Leading with Purpose: Tackling Structural Barriers to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Professor Kanter will unravel questions such as: Where has there been progress? What challenges and pitfalls remain? What issues are universal, and which vary by ethnicity, race, and social class? How can we “think outside the building” (beyond current structures and constraints) to mobilize activists for a more just and equitable world? Join us on Tuesday, September 21st at 11 am EDT to gain insights from this formidable leader on working towards a more just and equitable world.RSVP below! You will receive your link with a reminder mail shortly before the event.
ROSABETH MOSS KANTER
Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, specializing in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. Her strategic and practical insights guide leaders worldwide through teaching, writing, and direct consultation to major corporations, governments, and start-up ventures. She co-founded the Harvard University-wide Advanced Leadership Initiative, guiding its planning from 2005 to its launch in 2008 and serving as Founding Chair and Director from 2008-2018 as it became a growing international model for a new stage of higher education preparing successful top leaders to apply their skills to national and global challenges. Author or co-author of 20 books, her latest book, Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time, has won a number of accolades.
The former chief Editor of Harvard Business Review, Professor Kanter has been repeatedly named to lists such as the “50 most powerful women in the world” (Times of London), and the “50 most influential business thinkers in the world” (Thinkers 50, and in November 2019 received their biannual Lifetime Achievement Award). She has received 24 honorary doctoral degrees, as well as numerous leadership awards, lifetime achievement awards, and
prizes. These include Distinguished Career Awards from the Academy of Management and the American Sociological Association (Organizations, Occupations and Work Section); the World Teleport Association's “Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year” award; the Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce; the International Leadership Award from the Association of Leadership Professionals; the Warren Bennis Award for Leadership Excellence; the Everett Rogers Innovation Award from the Norman Lear Center for media and society; and several Harvard Business Review McKinsey Awards for the years’ best articles. Other awards honor her thought leadership and community impact.
Before Think Outside the Building, her previous book, MOVE: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, is a sweeping look across industries and technologies shaping the future of mobility and the leadership required for transformation. Her book The Change Masters was named one of the most influential business books of the 20th century (Financial Times); SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good, one of the ten best business books of the year by Amazon.com; Evolve! Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow, one of the five best books of the year by the Toronto Star. Her book Confidence: How Winning & Losing Streaks Begin & End, a New York Times bestseller (also a #1 Business Week bestseller), describes the culture of high-performance organizations compared with those in decline and shows how to lead turnarounds, whether in businesses, schools, sports teams, or countries. Men & Women of the Corporation, winner of the C. Wright Mills award for the best book on social issues and often called a classic, offers insight into the individual and organizational factors that promote success or perpetuate disadvantage for women; a related video, A Tale of ‘O’: On Being Different, is a widely-used tool for diversity training. A related book, Work & Family in the United States, set a policy agenda, honored by a coalition of university centers creating in her honor the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for the best work/family research. Another award-winning book, When Giants Learn to Dance, shows how to master the new terms of competition at the dawn of the global information age. World Class: Thriving Locally in the Global Economy identifies the dilemmas of globalization for cities, a theme continuing in her book MOVE.
She advises numerous CEOs and senior executives through her consulting group and also serving as a Senior Advisor for IBM’s Global Citizenship portfolio from 1999-2012. She has served on many business and non-profit boards, such as City Year, the urban “Peace Corps” addressing the school dropout crisis through national service, and on commissions including the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors, the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and others. She speaks widely, and has shared the platform with Presidents, Prime Ministers, and CEOs at major events, such as the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and national industry conferences in over 20 countries. Before joining the Harvard Business School faculty, she held tenured professorships at Yale University and Brandeis University and was a Fellow at Harvard Law School, simultaneously holding a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Michigan. --December 2020
Location Local Event Start Time Vancouver, Canada 8:00 AM Minneapolis, USA 10:00 AM Washington DC, USA 11:00 AM London, UK 4:00 PM Frankfurt, Germany 5:00 PM Nairobi, Kenya 7:00 PM Dubai, UAE 8:00 PM Bangkok, Thailand 11:00 PM Beijing, China 12:00 AM + 1 day
This month the DADK Book Club will read Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Beginning with the death and interment of Abraham Lincoln's young son, Willie the story is told mostly through a series of monologues given by the ghosts that Willie encounters in the bardo - the state between death and reincarnation. It is within this transitional state a monumental struggle erupts to save Willie's soul.
We'll meet for discussion in person at Books and Company (Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup) and join in online via Zoom on Tuesday, September 21 at 6:30 pm.
You can order your copy of Lincoln in the Bardo from Books and Company (Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup). Delivery typically takes 2-3 days. Pick up at the store.
Democrats have elections to win this fall but the real work begins in January. There's a lot riding on the outcome of 2022's midterm elections and we all want to do our part. That's why this September DA-Denmark is reaching out to ask for your help ahead of next year's massive effort to Get Out the Vote. DA-Denmark leadership invites you to join us online on Wednesday, September 22 at 6:30 pm to meet our leadership, discover our caucuses and committees, and discuss ways you can get involved as a member and volunteer with DA-Denmark.
This event is part of our Blue in '22 Membership and Volunteer Drive to help Democrats Abroad Denmark get out the vote in next year's midterm elections.
Q& A session: 9am Vancouver, 12 noon EDT (Ottawa, Boston), 6pm Paris, South Africa, 7pm Kenya
A chance to come and ask your questions, without needing to sit through a whole training.
Do you have questions now that you’re starting to do the work yourself? Or maybe you’ve been working with Nationbuilder for a while but you have a particular challenge and would like some help. Or maybe conversation and screensharing is just a better way for you to learn something than a helpdesk ticket.
We’d like to help you get comfortable with the tools we have that will help you to do your work!
Please note: It’s essential to RSVP for the Q&A session, as we won't hold the meeting if there are no RSVPs.