Events

  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 06:00 PM through December 30, 2019 · 11 rsvps
    Online

    Watch the Film Legalize Equality

    The Equal Rights Amendment resolution passed unanimously in Tokyo where we committed to do whatever we can to help get the ERA ratified.  See the resolution here.

    Watch the video "Legalize Equality."  This 30-minute video gives an excellent overview of the Equal Rights Amendment and why it is critical to be ratified.  

    You can watch the video until 31 December 2019.

    To receive the streaming link and password, click RSVP and you will receive an email with the information in it.

    Feel free to share the link and password to DA members that want to view it.  However, please do NOT post the link and password on the internet in any way.  Only Democrats Abroad has access for this private screening and we need to honor this special access given by Equal Means Equal and Heroica Films.  

     

     

    Additional References to learn more about ERA:

    www.equalrightsamendment.org

    www.equalmeansequal.org

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal_Rights_Amendment

    https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/31/us/equal-rights-amendment-illinois-states-trnd/index.html

     

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 08:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    The American Club in Singapore, Singapore

    DALCC BOOK CLUB: The Sellout by Paul Beatty

    Join us for our latest read, The Sellout by Paul Beatty.

    Closest MRT is Orchard. 

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Eschenbräu in Berlin, Germany

    February Political Pub Night – Eschenbräu

    Come join Democrats Abroad Berlin for our monthly political pub night at Eschenbräu on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019.

    It's a great chance to find folks to discuss the recent midterm election results with, to learn about what's planned in the coming weeks with Democrats Abroad and other political orgs in Berlin, or just unload about what's been going on back stateside.

    Eschenbräu is located in Wedding a few steps from U-Bahn Leopoldplatz, on the U9 and U6 lines.

    Stop by for the famous home brewed beers and great German food in a fun Berlin atmosphere, stay for the the good company of fellow Democrats and progressives.

    Bring friends and liberal-leaning folks interested in drinking a beer with Berlin's best political group! We're looking forward to seeing you all.

    It's not required, but RSVP here to let us know you're coming and please help out by sharing this event on Facebook.

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 06:30 PM · CHF25.00 CHF · 4 rsvps
    Foyer im Lohnhof in Basel, Switzerland

    US Taxes for Americans Living Abroad - Basel

    Are you wondering how the new tax law affects Americans living abroad? Or new to (and baffled by) overseas Americans' US tax obligations? Or maybe you just have a US tax question you would like an expert to weigh in on? Then come to Democrats Abroad Switzerland's talk on US taxes for Americans living abroad.

    Rebecca Heid of AIT Services will be answering our questions about overseas Americans US tax obligations. If you have a particular issue or question you would like her to address, please submit it to basel@democrats.ch and enter it in the online registration form (see link above).

    This event is a fundraiser for Democrats Abroad Switzerland. We are asking all Americans attending to donate CHF25 or more to support our efforts on behalf of Americans living abroad. Payment at the door.

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 06:45 PM

    Celebrate Black History Month

    Join us and fellow Democrats Abroad on Thursday, February 21st as we speak with Our Revolution President, Senator Nina Turner, in a Black History Month webinar and Q&A. 

    Since the 2016 Presidential elections there has been an increasing culture of divisive rhetoric throughout the country. During the webinar we will discuss the state of race relations in the U.S. with Turner. She will outline her thoughts on a way forward and the belief that the Democratic Party - and all Americans - must condemn all forms of racism and reject division as we move towards the 2020 elections and beyond.

    About our speaker:
    Nina Turner is the president of Our Revolution, which was founded in August 2016 to perpetuate and organize the political coalition that formed during Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Previously, she served in the Ohio State Senate, where she advocated for progressive causes such as education and healthcare reform, and was the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State and a strategic leader of the Ohio Democratic Party. Politico included her in their Playbook Power List of 18 people to watch in 2018. Outside of the political arena, Turner has decades of experience as a college professor and motivational speaker.

    We hope that you can join us for this timely discussion – which is, as always, open to the public, so please feel free to bring your friends and students!

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar

    DA Speaker Series: Nina Turner on race relations in the U.S.

    Join Democrats Abroad on February 21st from 1pm to 2pm DC time as we speak with Our Revolution President, Senator Nina Turner, in a Black History Month webinar and Q&A.

    Since the 2016 Presidential elections there has been an increasing culture of divisive rhetoric throughout the country. During the webinar we will discuss the state of race relations in the U.S. with Turner. She will outline her thoughts on a way forward and the belief that the Democratic Party - and all Americans - must condemn all forms of racism and reject division as we move towards the 2020 elections and beyond.

    Bio
    Nina Turner is the president of Our Revolution, which was founded in August 2016 to perpetuate and organize the political coalition that formed during Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Previously, she served in the Ohio State Senate, where she advocated for progressive causes such as education and healthcare reform, and was the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State and a strategic leader of the Ohio Democratic Party. Politico included her in their Playbook Power List of 18 people to watch in 2018. Outside of the political arena, Turner has decades of experience as a college professor and motivational speaker.
    You can send questions for Nina until Feb 20th, 12 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) to webinars@democratsabroad.org. Please include your name, country, and voting state.
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 01:00 PM

    DA SPEAKER SERIES: NINA TURNER ON RACE RELATIONS IN THE U.S.

    Join Democrats Abroad on Thursday, February 21st from 1pm to 2pm EST (DC time) as we speak with Our Revolution President, Senator Nina Turner, in a Black History Month webinar and Q&A.
     
     
    Note: this is an online event, so you will need an internet connection in order to attend.
     
    Since the 2016 Presidential elections there has been an increasing culture of divisive rhetoric throughout the country. During the webinar we will discuss the state of race relations in the U.S. with Turner. She will outline her thoughts on a way forward and the belief that the Democratic Party - and all Americans - must condemn all forms of racism and reject division as we move towards the 2020 elections and beyond.
     
    About our speaker:
    Nina Turner is the president of Our Revolution, which was founded in August 2016 to perpetuate and organize the political coalition that formed during Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Previously, she served in the Ohio State Senate, where she advocated for progressive causes such as education and healthcare reform, and was the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State and a strategic leader of the Ohio Democratic Party. Politico included her in their Playbook Power List of 18 people to watch in 2018. Outside of the political arena, Turner has decades of experience as a college professor and motivational speaker.
     
    RSVP here to receive the Zoom link.
    (Note: the Zoom link might not be sent immediately on RSVP but may only be ready the day before or on the very day of the talk.)
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM through February 24, 2019 · 35 rsvps

    DAG 2019 Annual General Meeting in Heidelberg

     

    Join members of Democrats Abroad Germany in Heidelberg in February to discuss our plans and to elect a new Executive Committee for 2019!

    2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Heidelberg
    Friday, February 22nd – Sunday, February 24th
    Heidelberg Center for American Studies
    Saturday Dinner at Palais Prinz Carl

    Every year Democrats Abroad Germany gathers in person to discuss issues and plan our activities for the coming year. In addition to these discussions, we will also be electing our new Executive Committee (ExCom). These are the leaders of DA Germany and includes several officers and six at-large project coordinators. Please look at the job descriptions and contact the Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) should you have any questions about any aspect of the elections or the positions that will be open: dag-elections@democratsabroad.org.
    Registration is now open: https://goo.gl/forms/RNoftO7Tadjom0912

    Every year Democrats Abroad Germany gathers in person to discuss issues back home and plan our activities for the coming year. This year, the main focus of this meeting will be the election of our new Executive Committee (ExCom). This meeting also is a chance to learn more about how you can be an active part of the organization, meet other democrats living in Germany and give your input on the DAG political process.

    Participants are welcome to arrive in Heidelberg on Friday, February 22nd to attend a welcome reception hosted by the Heidelberg chapter at the Center for American Studies. Snacks and drinks will be available and there will be a performance by Die Schrillmänner, a barber shop quartet including a Heidelberg member.

    The official meeting will begin Saturday morning at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies. Throughout the day, there will be a book sale to help fundraise for the Heidelberg Chapter. Our meeting on Saturday will focus on the goals of DAG for 2019 and how we want to begin our preparations for 2020. We will organize several breakout sessions for Saturday morning and then Saturday afternoon will be focused on electing the new Executive Committee, which will be responsible for leading DAG for the next two years.

    On Saturday evening, we will have a dinner at Palais Prinz Carl featuring guest speaker Victoria Zyp, an experienced movement builder and trainer across many advocacy settings, in the United States and abroad. She has managed electoral and legislative advocacy programs for campaigns from the local to national level. Currently, Victoria works for the National Democratic Institute in Algeria, where she leads technical assistance programs to Algerian political parties. We will also announce the winners of the raffle prizes and have a dance.

    Stipends for Attending the AGM

    DAG understands the accompanying financial cost of attending the AGM. We want to make sure that as many members are able to attend as possible and one’s financial situation should not be the deciding factor. Therefore, DAG will be offering up to 8 stipends that will cover attendance on Saturday, the gala dinner on Saturday night, and up to 50 EUR in transportation reimbursement. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 25th and recipients will be notified by Monday, January 28th.

    If you are interested in applying for a stipend, please complete the following application: https://goo.gl/forms/9R8w479Peiwxw6ud2.

    Homestays in Heidelberg

    Homestays will be available thanks to the members of the Heidelberg chapter. If you are interested in having a homestay, please complete the following survey so that we can make sure you are matched with an appropriate host: "need a homestay" survey (https://goo.gl/forms/8SnU7oRxQ1RfujnK2)

    As soon as a homestay has been found, you will be contacted via email.

    For those in Heidelberg who would be willing to host another member of DAG, please fill out this survey to sign up as a host: "homestay host" survey (https://goo.gl/forms/JziXFd83dejz4tof1)

    For those interested in hotels, information about nearby hotels offering special rates for this event can be found here: https://goo.gl/S19N9Q
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 07:15 PM
    Hiltl Dachterasse in Zurich, Switzerland

    Zürich Chapter Monthly Meeting

    Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss the future of our Zürich chapter. 

     

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Bra-Sur-Lienne in Bra, Belgium

    In the Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne Division

    Gaby Leyden invites all of you to join her in the 37th edition of the yearly winter historical march “In the Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne Division” scheduled for February 23, 2019. This year the walk will start from Bra-sur-Lienne (Lierneux) and follow the steps of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) of the 82nd Airborne Division.  As Gaby puts it, "for those of you who want to discover the area and earn your dinners, it’s a nice day of walking, with enactments of conditions (bunkers, sentinels, etc.) along the way." More details from Gaby at gabyleyden@gmail.com or on the group's website.