@Divambb2002 tweeted link to Democrats Abroad Speaks with Tom Steyer. 2019-12-09 16:20:00 -0500Please RSVP: Democrats Abroad Speaks with Tom Steyer https://www.democratsabroad.org/democrats_abroad_speaks_with_tom_steyer?recruiter_id=1454
Join Democrats Abroad as we talk with Tom Steyer about his Presidential campaign and hear from him about issues important to Americans abroad.
When: December 16th, at 9am Eastern Time
Where: Zoom call (RSVP below for the link)
Note: this is an online call, so you will need an internet connection in order to attend.
Note from Democrats Abroad: We have invited every Democratic Presidential candidate to speak to our members in individual online calls. We are looking forward to discussing issues that matter to Americans abroad during these calls and hope you will join us as we get to know our candidates.
Campaign statement: Tom, a self-made billionaire, and his wife, Kathryn Taylor, known as “Kat,” were among the first to sign the Giving Pledge — a commitment to give away the bulk of their personal fortune during their lifetimes.
In 2013, he founded NextGen America, a nonprofit group that combats climate change, promotes social justice and increases participation in our democracy through voter registration and grassroots organizing. In 2017, Tom became the first major Democrat to rally millions of Americans with a public call to impeach Donald Trump. Then in the recent midterms, Tom led the nation’s largest voter-turnout effort.
Across the country and in his home state of California, Tom has shown that going directly to the people and raising their voices is the way to beat entrenched corporate interests and win. He helped beat big oil to protect California’s landmark clean-air laws and he followed that up with wins for clean energy in Michigan and Nevada.
“We need the broadest democracy possible,” Tom says, “to take back our government from the corporations that now control it and have stolen the rights of everyday Americans.” Tom has laid out his vision for putting the people in charge of our democracy with the Five Rights, a “21st century bill of rights” that every American must have.
Tom grew up in New York City, the youngest of three brothers. His father, Roy, interrupted his law career to join the Navy and serve on the legal team that prosecuted Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg. His mother, Marnie, was a journalist and teacher who taught in the city schools and volunteered to tutor prisoners in a large city jail. Tom’s parents taught him that action always speaks louder than words. Tom is 62. He and Kat have four grown children. San Francisco has been their home since 1986.WHENDecember 16, 2019 at 9amWHEREZoom call
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Marylin Ball Brown published UPCOMING MEETINGS - Volunteer Meeting January 8, 2019 - Annual Meeting - Mid March 2019 in News 2018-12-11 07:11:54 -0500
Democrats Abroad in Hungary will be holding a special Executive Committee meeting January 8, 2019 to welcome new volunteers and to discuss the important issues regarding the US global election in 2020. It is not too early to start planning how we can ensure all Americans vote in this all important election. It is time we wipe off the stain of incompetence and corruption and set the US back on the track of caring about humanity and our environment. You can help us with this goal by volunteering. We are looking for volunteers for our Executive Committee, Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Committee, Membership Committee, and Social Committee. We hope you will come to this all important meeting. It will be held:
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Mozsar Kavezo, H1065, Nagymezo u. 21
The date for our Annual Meeting has not been determined but it will be in early to mid March. Watch here for the announement of the exact date.
Please contact DAEvents@demsabroad.hu by January 4, 2019 if you wish to attend the January 8 meeting!
I am committed to working for Democratic principles and insuring that all Americans living in Hungary are informed of their patriotic duty to vote in EVERY US election.