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    Robert Reich speaks with Democrats Abroad

    Join Robert Reich as he speaks with Democrats Abroad.  
    The American political commentator, author and activist will be joining us in a Zoom call on Friday May 29th, 2020 at 11:00am Eastern Daylight Time (Washington, DC).     
     
    When: Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:00am EDT (17:00 CET, 23:00SGT)
    Where: Zoom Call (RSVP for the link)

    Ticket cost: 
    While there is no donation requirement to attend, we hope you’ll consider a donation of $15 - or more - and help reach hundreds of potential voters!  Even if you can't join the Webinar, you can show your support by clicking HERE and making a donation for this event. 

    About Our Speaker
    As someone who has served in three presidential administrations, Robert Reich has seen how the system works from the inside and as an author and Professor of Public Policy he explains how it has been corrupted and how we can fix it. His political and government experience spans decades, including serving on President Barack Obama's economic transition advisory board and four years as Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. He's a prolific and bestselling author, publishing more than a dozen books and he has co-created two award-winning Netflix documentaries, Inequality for All and Saving Capitalism.
    His recent opinion pieces in the The Guardian are deeply critical of how the US, the elite and businesses are operating during COVID-19. His new book, The System: Who Rigged It, and How We Fix It analyzes how we came to the current fraught economic and political situation, what systems keep it in place and how we can change the system so it serves the majority of Americans rather than the elite few. Join Democrats Abroad as we talk with Robert Reich to support Democrats Abroad's 2020 Get Out the Vote campaign, but also to find some solidarity, inspiration, and clarity along the way.
    Secretary Reich will be taking questions from Democrats Abroad members. Please submit questions in advance by emailing CallTheWorld@democratsabroad.org.uk 
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    May 29, 2020 at 11am
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  • published 2020 AGM and GPP Voting Events in News 2020-02-10 05:04:57 -0500

    2020 AGM and GPP Voting Events

    Annual General Meeting

    DA-Hungary will hold our Annual General Meeting (AGM) Organizing and Planning meeting:

    WHAT: DA-Hungary AGM – All DA Members Welcome
    WHEN: 7:00 PM, Thursday, 13 February
    WHERE: The Workshop (Pub & Restaurant)
    Paulay Ede utca 16, H-1061 Budapest

    Our AGM will include reports on our activities over the last year and our plans for this important Election Year.   It will also involve preparation for our Budapest In-person GPP Voting Events. We need your help to volunteer and vote in the Global Primary.

    DA-Hungary GPP Voting Events

    DA-Hungary will be hosting 3 GPP Voting Events in Budapest. These events are an opportunity for Americans living abroad to cast a vote for your preferred Democratic Presidential Candidate. This is an official Primary, just like all the other State Primaries.

    Voting is open to all members of Democrats Abroad – You can join on the spot. 

    Thursday, March 5

    American Corner Budapest (Corvinus University)
    Fovam ter 13-15 (red and yellow brick building)
    H-1093 Budapest
    2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Friday, March 6

    Mozsar Cafe
    Nagymező utca 21
    H-1065 Budapest
    12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Saturday, March 7

    American Corner Budapest (Corvinus University)
    Fovam ter 13-15 (red and yellow brick building)
    H-1093 Budapest
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM 

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  • published DA-Russia AGM and Officer Elections – 2017 in News 2017-04-24 07:58:43 -0400

    DA-Russia AGM and Officer Elections – 2017

    The Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) of Democrats Abroad Russia (DA Russia) wishes to remind members of the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) and opportunity to vote for DA Russia officer candidates.

    Annual General Meeting

    The AGM will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 19:30 in the evening, at the Moscow office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 7 Petrovka Street, to meet the candidates to the Executive Council of DA Russia, amend by-laws, and discuss current events.  

    Nominees to Executive Committee

    The following persons have been nominated and seconded for the following positions: 

    Chairperson:  Josh Tulgan

    Vice-chairperson:  Carolyn S.  Wieland

    Treasurer:  Hitoshi Hirano

    Secretary:  Marian Dent 

    Counsel:  Amy Kouznetsova

     

    Amendment to By-laws

    We will also be voting on the following proposed by-laws amendment:

    11.1     The Executive Committee is composed of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and Counsel and may, in addition, include two Members-at-Large elected from among the eligible Members of the Organization. The chairpersons of any Standing Committees will be ex officio members of the Executive Committee without voting privileges.


    Voting

    Rather than voting with paper ballots, we invite everyone to vote via Survey Monkey.  You will be able to vote using the link below for a period of 14 days.  
    Here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DRGMTSY

    Results of voting

    We will send out the results by email shortly after the expiration of the 14-day voting period. 


    We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

    Best regards,

    Members of the Nominations and Elections Committee of DA Russia:

    Guy Archer
    Vladimir Kouznetsov
    Maya Melnikas

     


  • Grab a Candle and Share your Light – Farewell Obama, 20 Jan 2017

    Farewell and Thank You Obama Vigil
    20 January 2017, Szabadság tér, Budapest, Hungary
    HU Obama Farewell -Jan 2017
    8 years ago on the day of President Obama’s first Inauguration, Democrats Abroad and other Americans gathered to celebrate with candlelight and song in Budapest’s Szabadság tér (Liberty Square) next to the US Embassy to celebrate a new era of hope for America and it’s place in the world.  

    Our gathering in 2008 was documented by local media and joined by other groups also seeking political reform.  Here is a short clip of the event from a Hungarian news portal: 

    During the last hour of President Obama’s administration, on 20 January 2017, we returned again to the same square to close out this chapter in American history.  Around 50 members of Democrats Abroad came together to sing American anthems and to share with each other some of the Obama accomplishments that we found most significant.  Participants spoke out expressing the importance of: America regaining respect in the world, the Affordable Care Act, Dignity, Net Neutrality, Marriage Equality, Economic Recovery, improving the rights of women in the workplace, and having a president with the ability to speak in complete grammatical sentences. 

    Our DA-Hungary Chair, Marylin Ball-Brown, led the group in singing This Land is Your Land, America the Beautiful, and We Shall Overcome.  As a trained opera singer, she then closed out the event by singing Amazing Grace.  Many in the crowd had eyes filled with tears as we bid farewell to the Obama Presidency.

    Budapest Obama Farewell Vigil -Jan 2017
    Several from the group gathered after the event at the nearby Cafe Liberté to warm up and to share thoughts on how we can work to sustain the Obama legacy of achievement in the challenging years to come.  Our thanks to DA-HU member Amy Modly for her extensive work in helping to coordinate the event with the local police office.

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    Donating: $15, $25, $45, or $500 will enable you to join this update briefing call

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  • Global Presidential Primary Voting in Budapest: 3rd, 4th, 5th March 8:00 to 20:00

    Not in the US for the week of Super Tuesday?

    You can vote for your choice of Democratic presidential candidate in-person at the American Corner in Budapest, on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of March.

    Global Presidential Primary - March 2016
    The Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary will hold an official in-person voting center in Budapest at the American Corner (Corvinus University).  Votes in the Democrats Abroad primary determine the presidential preference for delegates to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.  You must be a member of Democrats Abroad to vote, but you can join on the spot.
    When: 3, 4, and 5 March (Thurs, Fri, Sat.) 8:00 AM to 20:00
    Where:  American Corner Budapest  (Corvinus University)
    Fovam ter 13-15, Salt House Building
    H-1093 Budapest

    Contact and RSVP to: DAevents@DemsAbroad.hu

    If you can’t make it to our Voting Center at the American Corner, you can vote via e-mail, fax or postal mail with a Remote Ballot.
    Further information on in-person or e-mail voting is at: http://www.democratsabroad.org/gpp 
    Voting in the Budapest GPP - March 2016

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Chair DA-Hungary, Deputy-Chair Global IT Team, former Regional Vice-Chair EMEA at Democrats Abroad