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COMMEMORATE THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

On 24-26 October 2021, special events are being held in France, including in Le Havre, to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, who died in France. For more info and to RSVP, go to DA France Veterans and Military Families Caucus.


LOBBY FOR TAX RELIEF!

Write to your Elected Representatives today and ask them to include TAX RELIEF FOR AMERICANS ABROAD in the upcoming Reconciliation Bill. Read  our recommendations and the steps to take here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/taxation 


VOTE IN 2021 ELECTIONS!

YES, there are important elections in 2021! Your vote matters -- if you vote in California, Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia or Florida and haven’t yet sent in a ballot request THIS YEAR, please do it NOW at VoteFromAbroad.org.

 


PROTECT THE VOTE!

Voting rights are under attack across America. Contact your senators and representatives to tell them to support the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. To find your legislators and how to call them, go here


CELEBRATE JULY 4th WITH DEMOCRATS

Join Democrats Abroad France to celebrate Independence Day! Check out the DAF events page for activities hosted by chapters, including a picnic by the Seine in Paris, here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/fr_events

 


D-DAY TRIBUTE

The Normandy Chapter placed a wreath at the NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY to commemorate D-DAY (JOUR-J in French) on behalf of DEMOCRATS ABROAD FRANCE on 6 June 2021. This was the day in 1944 that Allied forces landed in Normandy paving way for the liberation of France.


MEMORIAL DAY 2021

Ceremonies at the NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY were closed again this year because of the virus, but the staff ensured that the fallen are never forgotten.  


MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE

Join us on Monday 31 May 2021 from 18:30-20:30 for a MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE to our veterans and military families. US veterans will tell their stories about whom they would like to honor on this day. RSVP here for Zoom link: https://www.democratsabroad.org/.../memorial_day_action... 

 

 


DANCE TRIBUTE TO TULSA

Join Democrats Abroad for a special viewing of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s production of GREENWOOD on Monday 31 May at 17:30. RSVP here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/terese_sarno/greenwood_a_tribute_in_dance_to_the_tulsa_massacre_of_1921?recruiter_id=99871 


VE DAY WEBINAR

DEMOCRATS ABROAD invites you to a ZOOM WEBINAR on VICTORY IN EUROPE (VE) DAY (Saturday 8 May 2021 at 3pm) to learn how our military veterans are being honored. You can RSVP for this virtual event here: [email protected]democratsabroad.org