Join us for our first online Pub Quiz! Bring your own beer and enjoy democratic trivia accompanied by (some of) the presidential candidates' playlists from the comfort of your own home.Please send an e-mail to:to RSVP and we will send you an invitation link!Visit this event on Facebook.
— Laura Farmwald & Sophie Spiegelberger
DA Austria's Youth Caucus Co-Coordinators
The movie "Suppressed" documents how votes were suppressed in the 2018 Georgia election and how the general issue of voter suppression needs our attention. You can watch it on Youtube for free at this link
After you watch it, we will discuss it online via WebEx on Saturday April 11th from 4:00 - 5:30. Bring a cup of coffee or teac or whatever, and join us.
When you RSVP, you will receive an email from Nancy with the link as well as basic information about how to use WebEx.
Look forward to seeing you there!
If you live in the Karlsruhe area, we'd like you to join us online since we can't meet in person at this time. Our group here is really growing just as we are unable to meet in person, so this is a way we can meet and keep in touch with each other. Let's make this an informal Meet and Greet for the KA area, and we can have some discussion about the Democratic Primaries as well. Also, we have some new KA members interested in phonebanking, so I (Nancy) can answer questions you have here.
If you RSVP here, you will receive an email with the online link to the meeting as well as basic information about how to use WebEx for this meeting.
Come join our Annual General Meeting, via WEBEX, and discuss the election over a drink with fellow Dems. Feel free to drink on your own! :) Please email Patricia Reed at email@example.com for details to join the meeting.
What’s up with the rise of the far-right? How come there has been a re-emergence of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia? How will COVID-19 affect the US and New Zealand elections? Join the discussion. DANZ is proud to present our annual meeting in a Virtual Dinner Party format with a very special guest speaker, where we can learn more about what lies ahead, ask those important questions on your mind, and find out how you can get involved.
What: DANZ Virtual Dinner Party & AGM
When: 21 April 2020; 7pm
Where: Wherever you want!
How: We’ll send you a URL that will take you right to the party. (It’ll be like having a sober driver.)
What do you need to supply?
Your own dinner and drinks, some kind of device, and a good internet connection.
Please RSVP by 15 April (that auspicious day)
And please stay healthy out there!
Due to the measures to contain COVID-19, we don’t want to encourage get togethers for this event. By running the event virtually, we can help keep each other safe. We will send out another email closer to the date to help you log in and attend the meeting.
Who will be talking?
Massey University Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley is a sociologist who is working on a book about the far right and its rise and rise, especially ultra-nationalists and white supremacists and the re-emergence of anti-Semitism and Islamaphobia.
Following the talk, we’ll be treated to a conversation between Paul and fellow sociologist Steve Maharey. Steve is an Independent Director who previously was the Vice-Chancellor of Massey University and before that a Senior Minister in the New Zealand Government. Among Steve’s areas of interest are politics, social change and social policy. Then we’ll throw the floor open for your questions.
After that, we’ll have a quick and efficient annual general meeting to talk about our upcoming 2020 activities, such as Get Out the Vote, CallHub, Vote from Abroad, and how you can get involved. We hope to see you there (virtually)!
DADK has a book club which meets on the third Tuesday of each month in Hellerup. This month, we meet on April 21st, from 6:30-8:30pm. This month, we will be meeting solely on-line using Zoom. Suggested (but not required) cash contributions of 50 kr. will be gladly accepted, but only from US citizens.
This month, we are reading and discussing Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Next month's read will be The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner.
As always, please bring in ideas for future readings, both fiction and non-fiction, to add to our list of possibilities – we consult this list when choosing future book club choices. A small number of book club books are available for purchase from our bookstore Books & Company, who have now started home delivery of books in the Copenhagen area.
You can register in advance for any book club event, and also get on the book club mailing list by e-mailing Kim Chopin at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob Kerr at email@example.com. As indicated above, all book club selections can be purchased in advance at Books & Company, who offer a 10% discount on these titles to book club members. Please visit them on-line or call them (+45 3930 4045) to order your copies. They can mail books nationwide for the cost of the book plus postage.
THREE EXPERTS DISCUSS CLIMATE CHANGE & GENDER QUESTIONS
Is Climate Change a gender issue? What are the impacts of environmental conditions on infectious diseases? How can empowering women save the planet from climate collapse?
You’ll be surprised at the answers…
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".
A UN report tells us "Women’s unequal participation in decision-making processes and labor markets compound inequalities and often prevent women from fully contributing to climate-related planning, policy-making and implementation.”
About our speakers
The panel participants examining this issue include:
Alyssa Fischer - a climate and sustainability expert,
Dr. Cara Maesano - a scientist and researcher in environmental epidemiology, and
Dana Powers - an environmental journalist specializing in renewable energy.
WHAT: Earth Day Anniversary Panel Discussion on Women and the Environment
LOCATION: Participants will join the discussion via ZOOM (link sent to all who RSVP)
(This is an online stream of a live event; you need an internet connection to attend.)
WHEN: April 21, 2020 @ 13:00 if you're sitting in EST (New York), or (other example time zones):
@ 02:00 if you're in JST (Tokyo)
@ 10:00 if you're in PST (Vancouver)
@ 11:00 if you're in CST (Costa Rica)
@ 18:00 if you're in GMT (London)
@ 19:00 if you're in CEST (Paris)
If you have questions for our panelists, please send them to us at Global Women's Caucus
We look forward to seeing you on the call!
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join us for a couple rounds of virtual trivia. We'll test your knowledge of the environment, our solar system, and the history of our planet. You can play as an individual or recruit your family members to join your team. This is an online event, so you must RSVP to receive the link to join.
Our Virtual Film Nights continue with a discussion on the documentary, "Suppressed - The Fight to Vote". This short 38-minute documentary reveals the rampant voter suppression behind the 2018 midterm elections in Georgia.
Watch the film at your leisure on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03DGjnIkTdI) and join us for a discussion with DAB volunteer, Robin Lofton, a social justice writer, historian, and progressive activist who led us through our Black History Month Lunch last month.
Zoom details will be sent when you RSVP - here's to Confinement Cinema!