Events

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Union Jack Tavern in Makati City, Philippines

    2nd 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Watch (Part 1 of 2)

    You are invited to join Democrats Abroad Philippines to watch the Second 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on Wednesday July 31 and Thursday August 1, 2019 from 9-11am at Union Jack Tavern, 105 VA Rufino corner Esteban Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati City.

    There is no fee to attend (self-paid à la carte menu). All you need is a keen interest in the Democratic candidates’ political platforms and sharing your views with other members of DA Philippines. Come and go as you like on Wednesday and Thursday from 9-11am. This is an informal get-together, so no need to RSVP.

    Democrats Abroad is the official organization of the Democratic Party for US citizens living permanently or temporarily abroad. The organization is given state-level recognition by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), with eight positions on the DNC, and sends a voting delegation to the Democratic National Convention to select our presidential candidate.

    If you are not yet a member of Democrats Abroad, you can become one by signing up at DemocratsAbroad.org. Visit Democrats Abroad Philippines webpage, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

  • Thursday, August 01, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Union Jack Tavern in Makati City, Philippines

    2nd 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Watch (Part 2 of 2)

    You are invited to join Democrats Abroad Philippines to watch the Second 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on Wednesday July 31 and Thursday August 1, 2019 from 9-11am at Union Jack Tavern, 105 VA Rufino corner Esteban Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati City.

    There is no fee to attend (self-paid à la carte menu). All you need is a keen interest in the Democratic candidates’ political platforms and sharing your views with other members of DA Philippines. Come and go as you like on Wednesday and Thursday from 9-11am. This is an informal get-together, so no need to RSVP.

    Democrats Abroad is the official organization of the Democratic Party for US citizens living permanently or temporarily abroad. The organization is given state-level recognition by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), with eight positions on the DNC, and sends a voting delegation to the Democratic National Convention to select our presidential candidate.

    If you are not yet a member of Democrats Abroad, you can become one by signing up at DemocratsAbroad.org. Visit Democrats Abroad Philippines webpage, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

  • Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    To Be Announced in Makati City, Philippines

    Mock Debate and Straw Poll

    You are invited to Democrats Abroad Philippines Mock Debate and Straw Poll potluck social on Saturday August 10, 2019 from 2-5pm in Makati City.

    Please RSVP by email to da-ph@democratsabroad.org or call 0917.892.2989. Kindly bring food and/or drink for a minimum of 10 people.

    For those who wish to participate in the mock debate section of the potluck, please come prepared to give a three-minute presentation on the salient issues, platform and/or reasons to vote for the candidate you choose to present on toward others learning more about the different candidates.

    For those who RSVP, we'll email you the exact address.

    Schedule:
    2pm Arrive and Name Tags
    2:15-2:30pm Get Food
    2:30-3pm Introductions
    3-4pm Main Program
    4-4:30pm Open Forum
    4:30-5pm Social
    5pm End

    IMPORTANT: Please note and remember "It has long been the policy of Democrats Abroad that we do not endorse or offer preferential treatment to any Democratic candidate when they are running against other Democrats--that includes all Democratic primary races, including presidential primaries. We are proud to support the democratic process, and the full breadth of candidates in the running for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination. As such, we reaffirm our commitment to supporting a fair and free impartial election, including before, during and after the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary." Full statement, here.

    And here's an article from National Public Radio on "Keeping It Civil: How To Talk Politics Without Letting Things Turn Ugly."