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 planningin 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!WHENNovember 04, 2021 at 7:00pmWHERECafé Voulez-Vous
18 rue du Temple
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Bordeaux Executive Chair
Bonjour du pays de la chocolatine !
My name is Jamie Perosi-Doughty and I have been in France for about twelve years now. I was born in Saratoga Springs, NY where I lived until about 8 or 9, then moved to Parsippany, New Jersey where I continue to hold residence with my husband and also where I am registered to vote. Thanks to a series of fortunate events, I was able to use my undergraduate degree in French history and translation, as well as in political science to move to Nice, France where I spent two years as an English teacher.
Knowing that I always wanted to continue my studies, I did a Masters at the Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV in Political Science, specializing in comparative political philosophy. Afterwards, I literally went to the other side of the (tram) tracks, at Université Bordeaux Montaigne where I completed my PhD In American Studies, focusing specifically on the liberalism/pragmatism of John Dewey and Reinhold Niebuhr.
I currently teach comparative law at a variety of private business schools in Bordeaux and am a certified tour guide as well.
I support Democrats Abroad because as global citizens we have a responsibility to be the leaders that we once were. To lead through example and inspiration. To demonstrate strength through support, education, and community.