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A special shout-out to: Our members, including new members in Colima and Michoacán.  Plus our amazing volunteers and Mexican friends in Lake Chapala and beyond. 


Ciudadanos estadounidenses en el área del lago Chapala y más allá:
Vote desde aquí. Nosotros le podemos ayudar.

¡BIENVENIDOS! NOS ENCANTARÍA QUE USTED SE UNA A NOSOTROS.

Hacemos que sea fácil para usted mantenerse involucrado y ayudar a los demócratas a ganar las elecciones de mitad de período de 2022.

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  • Asistencia y noticias para la votación: lo último sobre los plazos, los requisitos y los procedimientos de votación de su estado.
  • Eventos: eventos con oradores especializados, tanto en línea como en persona, y mucho más. Con un enfoque principal en ganar las próximas elecciones de medio período, cultura mexicana, impuestos de los Estados Unidos para expatriados, etc.
  • Excelentes voluntarios: Quienes pueden ayudarnos a elegir más demócratas y defender la democracia en los Estados Unidos.

Un reconocimiento especial a: Nuestros miembros, incluidos los nuevos miembros en Colima y Michoacán. Además de nuestros increíbles voluntarios y amigos mexicanos en el lago Chapala y más allá.

Tu equipo de los Demócratas en el Extranjero (Democrats Abroad) del Lago de Chapala. 

Your Lake Chapala Team
Contact us at [email protected]

     

DA Lake Chapala Leadership:

Terry Rosson
| DA Mexico Communications Chair/DA Lake Chapala - Chair
Catherine Luria
| DA Lake Chapala Vice Chair
Roberta Camhi
| Secretary, Immediate Past Chair - Programs / Hispanic Caucus Steering Committee Member
Merhedith Eufracio
| Treasurer
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    Upcoming Events

    Friday, March 17, 2023 at 03:00 PM through March 19, 2023 Time · $2.50 USD · 104 rsvps
    Hotel Marquis Reforma in Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

    DA Mexico 2023 AGM

      Coming Together to Protect Democracy

    • You’re invited—in fact, every Democrats Abroad Mexico member is. :-)

    • EXTENDED! Buy your tickets by February 1, 2023and save!

    • Mark your calendar now for our Annual General Meeting (AGM): March 17–19.

    Add to your Calendar

    We made tremendous progress in 2022! But the fight goes on to Protect Democracy.
    So 
    let’s come together in magnificent Mexico City—and deliver even stronger results this year and in 2024!

    Scroll to bottom of this page—and buy your AGM tickets now!


    Speaker Preview: Former Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual, DA America's Katie Solon and Social Media Guru John Sinton.

    Preview! What You´ll Experience 

    At our DAMX Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2023, experience both
    Inspiring & Practical solutions for this year and beyond
    from a great mix of speakers covering:

    Growing Membership in 2023: Paving the way for GOTV 2024
    Working Smarter, Not Harder Volunteer Strategies
    Bi-Nationals (Dual Citizens) & Youth Game Plans

    PLUS: Fundraising, Event Planning, Communications and more.


    When and Where Highlights

    All our AGM 2023 events will be held at the Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa in the heart of Mexico City.
    More hotel details below. Watch for the complete schedule later in January.


    EXTENDED: Buy Your AGM Tickets by Feb. 1—and Save!

    Scroll to bottom of this page—and buy your AGM tickets now.

    Registration also includes a welcome reception drink and hors d'oeuvres; coffee service and lunch on Saturday.
    The DA business meeting on Sunday, March 19 at 9:30 am is free to all members—but we appreciate attendees making a donation to help cover the costs of the venue.

    AGM 2023 Purchaser rules: The purchaser of AGM tickets must by law be a U.S. CITIZEN. Democrats Abroad members and anyone interested in learning more about and joining Democrats Abroad Mexico are welcome to attend.

    Watch for details to come about • Saturday, March 18 fundraiser & dinner. • Silent Auction
    • Raffle Tickets (you can buy now—just scroll to bottom of this page)


    Hotel Amenities + Costs


    Enjoy AGM 2023 at the gorgeous Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa—on the spectacular Paseo de la Reforma in the heart of restaurants and shopping in Mexico City.

    • Recognized for its service excellence, Marquis Reforma provides guests with fabulous views and access to a full range of amenities, including American breakfast, fitness center, Wi-Fi, 24/7 room service, open-air pool and more. L’Occitane amenities. Of course, complete spa services are also available.
    • Rooms start at $165 usd plus taxes (special AGM rate) for king bed per night. 

    Book Hotel Now

    • You can cancel up to 48 hours before AGM 2023 at no charge.
    • Rooms are limited, so we encourage you to reserve your rooms now or early on. The offer is good until March 15, 2023.
    • Check-in 3:00 pm, Check-out 12:00 noon.
    • The hotel will honor the same price for up to 2 nights both before and after AGM 2023 dates. Come and stay longer and enjoy Mexico City! They will also accommodate a third or fourth person in a double room at $40 USD plus 16% VAT & 3% lodging tax per night/per person. This price includes breakfast.
    • Accessibility is very important to us. The hotel is fully equipped to welcome clients with impairments, including mobility, hearing, sight, learning disabilities, or any other hidden impairment. A ramp is available at the entrance. To arrange any assistance, contact Reservations at phone number below. Mention you are part of DAMX AGM for group rate.

    To contact the hotel by phone: +52 (55) 5229-1200.


    Fall in Love with Mexico City

    Stay a few extra days! Mexico City (CDMX) is one of the liveliest and most important cities in the world. It connects contemporary life with ancient history back to the Aztecs! World-class art, culinary and cultural experiences await you. The murals at the Museo de Palacio de Bellas Artes. Plus Ballet Folklórico de México, the incredible Museo Nacional de Antropología and Chapultepec Castle and tons more.

    And don’t miss the many open-air art and photography exhibitions and more on Paseo de la Reforma near the Marquis Reforma—including the world-famous Monumento a la Independencia.

    If you subscribe to New York Times, see their 36 Hours series Mexico City recommendations HERE!

     

    About the Monumento a la Independencia, our AGM 2023 symbol:

    One of the most recognizable landmarks in Mexico City, it has become an

    Inspiring focal point for both celebration and protest. Also called La Angel.


    Note: For many attendees, the meeting will wrap up Saturday evening.
    However, on Sunday morning, there will be events for new and continuing DA Leaders. See you there!