Kathy L. Kelley is hosting Join Drinking Liberally for monthly pub meet ups! 2018-10-03 05:39:55 -0400
Hey everyone! Join DAN partner Drinking Liberally for a lively social pub meet up on the last Tuesday of every month. Do you have opinions to share? Come on out to talk some politics with like-minded people while enjoying Siste Sang’s craft beers. We look forward to meeting new friends and seeing old friends alike! See you there!WHENOctober 30, 2018 at 6pmWHERESiste Sang
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All proceeds from this fall FUNDRAISING EVENT will help us elect more Democrats in 2019 and 2020. Buy your tickets today and save! Early bird prices end soon! Go to https://goo.gl/31JmCh.
WIN FREEE ADMISSION in our American-themed Cocktail Naming Contest!
How? Suggest a name for our evening's American-themed welcome cocktail (or mocktail). We’ll put these up for a vote and the winner WILL RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION!
Yes, you are invited to a Blue Wave Soirée! Let's gather. Dress up in blue. Send our best Democratic vibes to the States. And watch the results roll in together!
We'll stream Election Night coverage on the big screen. Play your favorite American music. Serve American-themed cocktails (& mocktails), draft beer and wine at the cash bar. And pass delicious hors-d'oeuvres that capture the beautiful international flavor of the United States of America.
Early Birds (thru October 22): 350 NOK
Regular Price (from October 23): 400 NOK
Ticket price includes:
- One welcome cocktail
It's not too late to affect the 2018 Midterm Election! Register for your ballot at VoteFromAbroad.org. And to understand why this election is crucial, watch this terrific video produced by our friends at the Progressive Americans Action League in Oslo.
Bring your friends on Election Night and BE the blue wave! We'll see you there.WHENNovember 06, 2018 at 9pm - November 07, 2018 at 3amWHEREGamla Beat Bar
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Follow the link to download DAN's newly amended and adopted country committee bylaws, DA Norway Bylaws revMay2018.pdf
Thank you to everyone who came out to support and vote on these amendments at our 2018 AGM.
DAN joined The American Coordinating Council of Norway (ACCN) in celebration for the 33rd American Independence Day picnic in Frogner Park, Oslo. During the busy day we welcomed two new volunteers (thank you, Dana and Brooke!) along with our Ambassador to Norway, Kenneth J. Braithwaite, to our booth. We also enjoyed wonderful weather and the many people who stopped by to ask about voting from abroad while discussing issues of the day.
Below, DAN welcomes the first visitor to our booth.
Overview of the crowd.
DAN Chair, Audrey Camp, with Kenneth J. Braithwaite.
Kathy L. Kelley published “Through Reform Comes Unity” A talk with Larry Cohen in News 2018-03-05 10:29:03 -0500
“We are looking forward through the windshield not the rear-view mirror.” Larry Cohen, Board Chair of Our Revolution and Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Unity Reform Commission said. “We have to believe that we can win.”
Larry spoke recently to a group of over twenty DAN members at the Nighthawk Diner’s new Bygdøy Allé restaurant. He covered a range of topics from the results of the Unity Reform Commission to burgeoning movements within the Democratic Party.
“I like to say democracy is messy, movement building is messy and you just have to put up with it,” he said while discussing challenges progressive movements like Our Revolution face when creating new paradigms in the party. “We’ve got to get people to say we are going to work together and stay in the group and keep the group going. That is what you would call political organizing--party building especially within the Democratic Party--that is strategy- rather than candidate -centered.”
Members representing States across the Union enjoyed sliders, chicken, and mac ‘n’ cheese while engaging in a conversation about organizing and the prospects of the party. The evening closed with DAN members introducing themselves and their motivation for participating in the party abroad, and a brief introduction from last-minute visitor Roy Pedersen, head of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions’ (LO) branch in Oslo.
DAN thanks Larry and the Our Revolution team for sharing their time with our members, and for providing us with valuable insights into workings within the party and the progressive movement. We too are looking forward, and we too believe we can win in 2018 and onward. —Corinne Hobson
Photo below, Roy Pedersen speaks to DAN members.
Below, Larry Cohen with DAN board members (l to r) Danielle K. DeRose, Kathy L. Kelley, Larry Cohen, Cori Ready, Corinne Hobson and Christina Skovsgaard.
Tis the season for giving! Progressive Americans Action League--Oslo, Democrats Abroad Norway, and Women's March Norway are hosting a collection drive for Refugees Welcome Oslo (RWO). RWO is in need of gently used winter clothing, wool, winter boots, and outerwear for both adults and children. They are also in need of pants, sweaters, long sleeve shirts from size 8 years and up. Winter accessories and winter items for babies and strollers are also needed. *No summer clothes are needed at this time*
Starting on November 16th, you can drop off gently used items at Forandringshuset in Grønland each Thursday between 3pm-10pm. Have problems getting to Grønland but want to donate? Please send us message, and we will try to find an easier drop off location. Go to https://goo.gl/9wKhhr to send a message.
We will also be taking donations at these local events.
-- American Women’s Club of Oslo’s Thanksgiving Dinner on November 14th
-- Democrats Abroad Norway’s Drinking Liberally event on November 28th
-- Progressive Americans Action League--Oslo's Thanksgiving dinner on November 30th
For more information go to our Facebook event at https://goo.gl/9wKhhr.
Democrats Abroad Norway (DAN) is excited to welcome members and friends to our website. We'll be keeping this page up-to-date with news about events we're planning in the time ahead, as well as opportunities for our members to get involved. Please also be sure to check out other sections of the site; consider this your one-stop-shop for initiatives fellow Democrats are working on here in Norway and elsewhere in the world, as well as ways you can make a difference in the party and the country while living abroad.
Not yet a member? Register on this site today, and you'll hear from us soon. And please follow DAN on Facebook, where we post news about events we're planning, links to especially good articles on politics we've come across, resources for mobilizing against the Trump agenda, and so much more.
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This user-friendly step-by-step video shows how easy it is to register to vote from abroad using the DA online voter registration tool. Produced by DAN volunteers in collaboration with DA International this is a useful tool to get out the vote. To be shared far and wide! Go to https://goo.gl/YLCbga.
Kathy L. Kelley published Democrats Abroad Norway Summer Event Photos in News 2017-07-18 05:58:42 -0400
Top photo, Democrats Abroad Norway Vice Chair Jonathan Roth, Chair Audrey Camp, Legal Counsel Danielle DeRose and Christina Skovsgaard at the ACCN sponsored Independence Day - 4th of July celebration and picnic in Oslo. Bottom photo, DAN at Oslo Pride Parade.