photo by François Philipp

Welcome, we are the Riviera Chapter within Democrats Abroad France. We serve Americans living in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), Alpes-Maritimes (06), Var (83) and the principality of Monaco. Please join us for any one of our scheduled events year round, whether you live in the area or are a visiting fellow Democrat.

If you represent the press, please contact our Media Contact here.

Otherwise, you may contact our Executive Committee here.

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DA Riviera Leadership:

Joseph Voelker
| Chair, Riviera Chapter
Scott Baker
| Vice Chair, Riviera Chapter
Marion Curlin
| Secretary, Riviera Chapter
Jeanne Oliver
| Treasurer, Riviera Chapter
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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 03:00 PM · 16 rsvps
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Galettes des Rois

    In lieu of a Political Wine in January, join fellow Democrats for galettes des rois! We will meeting in the hall behind the church where Democrats Abroad will provide the dessert and some light beverages. It will be a nice social to catch up after the busy end-of-year holidays.

    This social event is open to all our members, Americans and accompanying guests.


    Wednesday, February 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM · €5.00 EUR
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Political Wine in February

    This social event is open to all our members, Americans and accompanying guests.  We welcome you all to come and interact with fellow Americans in the region and engage in American political discussions.  We will give a brief presentation particularly where these issues stand in the Washington political discourse.  Join us to formalize our viewpoint as Americans living abroad by paying (€5) includes drinks, such as wine and water.

    Parking: Palais de la Méditerranée or Grimaldi

    Public Transport: several bus stops in walking distance: GrimaldiCongrès-JoffreCongrès-Promenade