Events

  • Monday, February 06, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom

    Youth Caucus Elections Information Session

    Come join us on zoom on February 6th to learn more about the upcoming DA France Youth Caucus elections. Find out what positions you can run for, how to declare candidacy, and get answers to your burning questions. 

    Eight positions of the DA France Youth Caucus Steering Committee are up for election for the 2023-2024 US election cycle.

    👉 Submit a candidate statement by email to [email protected] by February 13  2023. 

    ✅ Eligibility: Candidates should be members of Democrats Abroad France, U.S. citizens 18 years or older and be able to serve a full term of two years. Previous organizing experience is welcome but not necessary.

    🍻 We will be holding an informational meeting on February 6, and a meet and greet for candidates during our Politics & Pints event on February 16.

    Co-chairs (2)

    • Ensure the caucus is carrying out its mission of registering voters and engaging young Americans living abroad in the political process
    • Organize and lead Youth Caucus steering committee meetings 
    • Provide support and direction to Youth Caucus working groups 
    • Collaborate with other DA France caucuses and local chapters on joint activities and events 
    • Prepare monthly report on Youth Caucus activities, trouble spots, and upcoming events
    • Represent the Youth Caucus on the DA France Executive Committee

    Events Officers (2)

    • Ideate new events to draw in members outside our current network
    • Support national DA France events, including fundraisers, social events, and protests
    • Organize monthly and ad-hoc events for the youth caucus (Politics & Pints, debate watch parties, book clubs, trivia night, protests, invited speakers)

    GOTV Officers (2)

    • Build and maintain contacts with American organisations in France (universities, US businesses, volunteer organizations, interest groups) to organize voter tabling during election season
    • Motivate & organize volunteers for voter registration events
    • Partner with DA France to help staff voter registration efforts and phonebanking events
    • Flyer for ‘get-out-the-vote’ (GOTV) events and volunteer opportunities with DA France Youth Caucus 

    Communications Officers (2)

    • Amplify the voices of young Americans in DA France, create content informing young Americans in France of their right to vote in US elections
    • Maintain and build social channels (Facebook page, DA website, group chats, etc.) and help shape national digital strategy, from messaging to ad placement 
    • Create visuals and text for upcoming events 
    • Build relationships with students, schools, organizations throughout France to promote the work of the DAF Youth Caucus 

    To run for election: You may nominate yourself by declaring your candidacy, or you may be nominated by someone else. You may also nominate another person for a position. To declare your candidacy or make a nomination, please email the Elections Board at [email protected]. Candidates must submit a candidate’s statement (no more than 200 words). If you are nominating another person, please put that person on copy of your email. 

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2023 at 10:30 AM 2 Blvd Henri IV Time · 2 rsvps

    DA Paris Walk & Talk

    Join Democrats Abroad Paris once a month as we meet up in central Paris to WALK & TALK, and explore our glorious city by foot. Our destination varies each time we meet, and often ends with lunch (optional, as folks have time and interest). Come meet your fellow Democrat Abroad in Paris — and get your 10,000 steps in! All are welcome. This event is FREE.

    We meet every first Tuesday of the month at 10:30A across from the Pont Sully on the right bank, in front of the LCL Bank (2 Blvd. Henri IV, the corner of Blvd Henri IV and Quai Henri IV), in the 4th arrondissement. By metro: Sully Morland exit on Line 7, or Bastille exit Line 1, 5, 8.

  • Tuesday, February 07, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 4 rsvps
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023 at 05:00 PM Paris Time · 2 rsvps
    Online in Bordeaux , France

    Politico-Cultural Chat : Bordeaux Chapter Zoom Event

    BORDEAUX CHAPTER POLITICO-CULTURE CHAT

    Join this freewheeling discussion of American politics as it touches upon History, Art , Film, Psychology …… (because “tout est politique”).

    Every second Wednesday of the month, our two-hour zoom Chat takes off from a file listing articles and artifacts, centered around a given theme. This optional “Chat File”,  new each month and ready on the 5th, comes to you by e-mail.

    You will receive the information for joining via zoom when you RSVP.

    Prepared and moderated by Trudy Bolter.

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023 at 06:30 PM Paris Time · 11 rsvps
    Coq à L' ne in Paris, France

    Meet and cocktail mixer

     

                                                                                             

    Join the DA France Paris Chapter for our first event of 2023, and connect with your fellow Democrats as we discuss politics, the issues and our victories in the midterms over a drink or two!

    The event is free, and drinks are available for purchase. We have the backroom reserved for our group.

    When: Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 2022 – 18:30h to 21:30h

    Where: Coq à L'Âne (28 Rue Croix des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris)

    Coq à l’Âne is located in the 1er arrondissement and is accessible via Metro lines 1, 7, 14, RER A, B, and D (stations Pyramides, Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre, or Châtelet-Les Halles).

     

     

  • Friday, February 10, 2023 at 06:00 PM Paris Time · 17 rsvps
    Frog Revolution in Paris, France

    Women's Caucus Happy-ish Hour

    THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS BROUGHT RESULTS DEMOCRATS CAN BE PROUD OF! BUT WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE AND OTHER RIGHTS?

    Join the Democrats Abroad France Women’s Caucus for an in-person update on the onslaught of issues that women faced in 2022 and how they can be dealt with in 2023. Dobb’s overturned Roe, but the fight goes on.

    Salli Swartz, Chair, Reproductive Justice, Global Women’s Caucus will give a summary of new strategies to protect our rights.

    Join us Friday, February 10, 2023, 6-8 pm for Happy-ish Hour @ Frog Revolution

    9 rue de la Bastille, 75004 (Metro Bastille and many buses).

    Meet new people, reconnect with old friends and learn more about how you can get involved!

    Back to the era of the coat hanger and knitting needles?  NO!

    Come out and learn more about the caucus, our work in the past, and our plans for the upcoming year. 

  • Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 06:30 PM Time · 23 rsvps
    Apogé in Paris, France

    DA France LGBTQ+ Caucus January Social Meet & Greet

    February 16, 2023* DA France LGBTQ+ Caucus January Social Meet & Greet

    Democrats Abroad France LGBTQ+ Caucus invites you to join us in welcoming in the New Year 2023 at a social meet and greet.

    This is a great opportunity to kick off the new year by connecting with fellow LGBTQ+ Democrats for social conversation, to celebrate our wins in the mid-term elections, and to discuss politics, current events and issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community in France and in the US.

    As a reminder: all DAF members and their American friends are always welcome to attend DAF LGBTQ+ Caucus events. 

    Motivating, diverse, informative, and fun - DAF LGBTQ+ events never disappoint. We really hope to see you there!

    *The date of the event has been changed due to a national strike that is scheduled to take place on Thursday January 19th. 

    There is no charge for this event but PLEASE NOTE:

    *** Apogé is graciously providing this comfortable space--une cave & bar à vins--for us.
    They offer a large selection of wines as well as as artisanal beers, non-alcoholic drinks, and a variety of food choices for purchase. ***

    When: 

    Thursday, February 16, 2023 from 18:30 - 21:30

    Where: 

    Apogé, 61 avenue Pierre Mendès-France
    75013 Paris
    Métro: line 5 Gare d'Austerlitz - Lines 1/14 Gare de Lyon - line 6 Quai de la
    Gare



  • Tuesday, March 07, 2023 at 10:30 AM 2 Blvd Henri IV Time

    DA Paris Walk & Talk

    Join Democrats Abroad Paris once a month as we meet up in central Paris to WALK & TALK, and explore our glorious city by foot. Our destination varies each time we meet, and often ends with lunch (optional, as folks have time and interest). Come meet your fellow Democrat Abroad in Paris — and get your 10,000 steps in! All are welcome. This event is FREE.

    We meet every first Tuesday of the month at 10:30A across from the Pont Sully on the right bank, in front of the LCL Bank (2 Blvd. Henri IV, the corner of Blvd Henri IV and Quai Henri IV), in the 4th arrondissement. By metro: Sully Morland exit on Line 7, or Bastille exit Line 1, 5, 8.

  • Wednesday, March 08, 2023 at 05:00 PM Paris Time
    Online in Bordeaux , France

    Politico-Cultural Chat : Bordeaux Chapter Zoom Event

    BORDEAUX CHAPTER POLITICO-CULTURE CHAT

    Join this freewheeling discussion of American politics as it touches upon History, Art , Film, Psychology …… (because “tout est politique”).

    Every second Wednesday of the month, our two-hour zoom Chat takes off from a file listing articles and artifacts, centered around a given theme. This optional “Chat File”,  new each month and ready on the 5th, comes to you by e-mail.

    You will receive the information for joining via zoom when you RSVP.

    Prepared and moderated by Trudy Bolter.

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2023 at 10:30 AM 2 Blvd Henri IV Time

    DA Paris Walk & Talk

    Join Democrats Abroad Paris once a month as we meet up in central Paris to WALK & TALK, and explore our glorious city by foot. Our destination varies each time we meet, and often ends with lunch (optional, as folks have time and interest). Come meet your fellow Democrat Abroad in Paris — and get your 10,000 steps in! All are welcome. This event is FREE.

    We meet every first Tuesday of the month at 10:30A across from the Pont Sully on the right bank, in front of the LCL Bank (2 Blvd. Henri IV, the corner of Blvd Henri IV and Quai Henri IV), in the 4th arrondissement. By metro: Sully Morland exit on Line 7, or Bastille exit Line 1, 5, 8.

  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 05:00 PM Paris Time
    Online in Bordeaux , France

    Politico-Cultural Chat : Bordeaux Chapter Zoom Event

    BORDEAUX CHAPTER POLITICO-CULTURE CHAT

    Join this freewheeling discussion of American politics as it touches upon History, Art , Film, Psychology …… (because “tout est politique”).

    Every second Wednesday of the month, our two-hour zoom Chat takes off from a file listing articles and artifacts, centered around a given theme. This optional “Chat File”,  new each month and ready on the 5th, comes to you by e-mail.

    You will receive the information for joining via zoom when you RSVP.

    Prepared and moderated by Trudy Bolter.

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2023 at 10:30 AM 2 Blvd Henri IV Time

    DA Paris Walk & Talk

    Join Democrats Abroad Paris once a month as we meet up in central Paris to WALK & TALK, and explore our glorious city by foot. Our destination varies each time we meet, and often ends with lunch (optional, as folks have time and interest). Come meet your fellow Democrat Abroad in Paris — and get your 10,000 steps in! All are welcome. This event is FREE.

    We meet every first Tuesday of the month at 10:30A across from the Pont Sully on the right bank, in front of the LCL Bank (2 Blvd. Henri IV, the corner of Blvd Henri IV and Quai Henri IV), in the 4th arrondissement. By metro: Sully Morland exit on Line 7, or Bastille exit Line 1, 5, 8.

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 05:00 PM Paris Time
    Online in Bordeaux , France

    Politico-Cultural Chat : Bordeaux Chapter Zoom Event

    BORDEAUX CHAPTER POLITICO-CULTURE CHAT

    Join this freewheeling discussion of American politics as it touches upon History, Art , Film, Psychology …… (because “tout est politique”).

    Every second Wednesday of the month, our two-hour zoom Chat takes off from a file listing articles and artifacts, centered around a given theme. This optional “Chat File”,  new each month and ready on the 5th, comes to you by e-mail.

    You will receive the information for joining via zoom when you RSVP.

    Prepared and moderated by Trudy Bolter.

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, August 08, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time
    Zoom in Paris, France

    Political Forum

    Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion of current events and news of the month, and share your views with other attendees. Send your questions to [email protected]