Events

  • Wednesday, February 01, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 18 rsvps
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Political Wine in February


    Welcome to our first Political Wine of 2023! We welcome you all to come and interact with fellow Americans in the region and engage in American political discussions. Also it is the last day to submit your candidancy for our Riviera Chapter Elections - please consider volunteering your time.

    This social event is open to D.A. members only due to limited seating. There is no charge for this event, but we ask everyone to bring their own refreshments.

    Though masks are not mandatory, mask wearing is welcome. We will limit seating and ensure the room is open to fresh air. We want everyone to feel secure in attending and are mindful that everyone has different comfort levels. We look forward to seeing you all in person!

  • 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 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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]

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 2 rsvps
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Political Wine/Chapter Elections

    Time for Riviera to vote for your next executive committee! We welcome you all to come, cast your vote and interact with fellow Americans in the region and engage in American political discussions.

    Voting and this social event is open to D.A. members only. Please note the date change as we welcome you execptionally on the third Wednesday of the month. There is no charge for this event, but we ask everyone to bring their own refreshments.

    Though masks are not mandatory, mask wearing is welcome. We will limit seating and ensure the room is open to fresh air. We want everyone to feel secure in attending and are mindful that everyone has different comfort levels. We look forward to seeing you all in person!

  • 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.