We are a diverse, friendly, politically active community of U.S citizens who are Democrats living in the Aix-Marseille region of France.  Our chapter conducts activities which are in-person when possible and also participates in on-line local, country and global events and actions.   We have learned that we can be quite effective in both ways. 

Democrats Abroad made a significant difference in the results of the 2020 elections (including in the Georgia run-offs) and our chapter played a big part, particularly in the Get Out the Vote programs.  We are looking forward to continuing this work as we head toward critical midterm elections where the balance of power in the Senate will be at stake in the face of major voter suppression efforts by Republicans in almost every state.

Our members organize events (from social gatherings to discussions of the status of organized labor or violence against women and the ERA).  We also participate in Democrats Abroad events which include visits from members of Congress and the Cabinet (some of whom are past DA members).  We have received a special “thank you” visit from the Chair of the Democratic Party and had speakers from around the globe as well as around town.  

Democrats Abroad has 8 major Caucus Groups and we have Aix-Marseille Chapter members active with all of them (LGBTQ+, Youth, Progressive, Veterans and Military Families, Hispanic, Asian/American Pacific-Islander, Black and Women’s).   We collaborate with the local US Consulate as well as businesses and educational institutions.  

As often as possible we try to commemorate or celebrate an American holiday together – from Thanksgiving to Memorial Day and we are frequently privy to discussion of history, books and cultural trends and issues which often bring new meaning to these holidays. 

There are countless ways to become involved and to benefit from membership in Democrats Abroad.  We encourage you to join us and explore the many opportunities to make a difference for yourself and for all Americans. Contact us with any questions our join now @  

Susan Fitoussi – Chapter Chair

Democrats Abroad Aix-Marseille

Email - [email protected]

DA Marseille Leadership:

Susan Fitoussi
| DAF-Marseille Chair
Esteban Rodriguez
| DAF-Marseille Vice Chair
marnie delaney
| Violence Against Women Task Force, Global Comms, Research, DAF-Marseille Secretary
Hugh Aaron Ambeau
| DAF-Marseille Treasurer
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  • News

    4th of July in person home BBQ celebration

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    Meet the new Executive Committee Team !

    Meet the new Executive Committee Members representing Aix Marseille for the new term (2021/2022)

    thanks to Peter Gillepsie for the photographics!

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    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, November 02, 2021 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 3 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]

    Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 07:00 PM Paris Time · 3 rsvps
    Café Voulez-Vous in Paris, France

    LGBTQ+ Caucus Fall Get-Together in Paris

    It’s been a long time coming, but "enfin", an in-person event! Fred Hoffman, Co-Chair of the DA France LGBTQ+ Caucus, and Jamie Perosi-Doughty, Executive Chair of the DA France Bordeaux Chapter, look forward to welcoming you at Café Voulez-Vous in Paris for an early evening Fall get together. 
    Join Fred and Jamie for some social conversation as well as discussions concerning strategic planning
    in anticipation of the 2022 and 2024 elections. LGBTQ+ friends and allies are of course welcome to attend. 
    *** Please note that Café Voulez-Vous is graciously providing a comfortable indoor space for us: they offer a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as a variety of food choices for purchase. ***
    Please RSVP here to let us know you’ll be attending, because there is only space for 25 people.
    Fred and Jamie hope to see you there!