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Democrats Abroad Sweden holds a rally to unite against hate in Stockholm, Sweden on Aug 26th, 2017

Democrats Abroad Sweden is the local volunteer organization for U.S. Democrats living in Sweden. Our mission is to register U.S. citizens to vote and Get Out The Vote in Federal Elections. 

We are a grassroots organization, and our members live throughout Sweden. We have great local chapters in Skåne, in Western Sweden, and in Stockholm-Uppsala.

2020 is going to be big years for Democrats, so please get involved with your local active chapter or contact us to set up your own local chapter.

Members may access country committee bylaws and meeting minutes here: https://wiki.democratsabroad.org/display/ccSweden/Democrats+Abroad+Sweden+Wiki.

To receive the access information, just send a note to info-sweden@democratsabroad.org.

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DA Sweden Leadership:

Alex Lange
| DA Sweden Chair
Beth Landry
| DA EMEA Deputy RVC; DA WebEx Team
Sheri Eklund
| DA Sweden Treasurer
Jeffrey Cheng
| Int'l Secretary | Global IT Team | Sweden Secretary | Youth Caucus
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  • News

    Important April 2020 Updates from DA Sweden

    A lot of important updates since the Democrats Abroad 2020 Global Presidential Primary are here:

    📌 Coronavirus Crisis

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sweden Executive Committee has decided to extend the period during which we will not be having in-person events until April 15th. We continue to assess the situation on an ongoing basis, and will let members know when we will be resuming in-person events. 

    We are preparing a number of online/remote events, including for voter registration assistance, and are shifting our focus to outreach via social media and phone banking. 

    📌 Voter Registration for 2020

    Have you gone to votefromabroad.org yet to request your 2020 absentee ballot?
    Don't wait - fill out your Federal Post Card Application form today!

    📌 Democrats Abroad Delegates to the 2020 DNC - Applications Now Accepted!

    During the week of August 17th, the Democrats Abroad delegation will join the other state party delegations at the Democratic National Convention to formally choose our nominee for President of the United States.

    Any DA member is eligible to run, and the Affirmative Action Committee strongly emphasizes the importance of DA members from historically-underrepresented backgrounds to run as delegate candidates in showing the world the diversity of our Party and our members around the world.

    Forms to declare delegates’ candidacy are now available online. Please fill it out as soon as possible and return it no later than April 17th.

    Workshops with Democrats Abroad about becoming a 2020 DNC Delegate are happening on these dates next week:

    📌 Earth Day 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion

    On April 21st, the eve of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Earth Day, the Democrats Abroad Global Women's Caucus will present a virtual panel discussion on "Women and the Environment". Sign up to attend here.

    📌 FAQs on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Safety (CARES) Act from the Democrats Abroad Taxation Tax Force

    Democrats Abroad has received many hundreds of emails from members interested in understanding the provisions of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, their eligibility for support and how and when they might receive it.

    In order to prevent delays in our responses, the Democrats Abroad Taxation Tax Force has developed from member emails a FAQs document that aims to address the key concerns we have been hearing. The Taxation Task Force will continue to add to it as needed.

    📌 Volunteer with Democrats Abroad Sweden

    Did you know that Democrats Abroad is an entirely volunteer-run organization? That means everything we do to reach out to voters abroad is because of the dedication and commitment of our amazing volunteers.

    Can you help take action with us?

    No commitment is too small, and working together has collective power!

    Yours,

    Beth Landry [They/Them]
    Vice Chair, Democrats Abroad Sweden
    dase-vicechair@democratsabroad.org

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    Coronavirus Update from Democrats Abroad Sweden

    Because of the ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 in Sweden, Democrats Abroad Sweden is canceling all events and gatherings through March 31. 

    Right now, social distancing measures are some of the most effective ways for us all to help slow the spread of Covid-19 in Sweden so that the healthcare system does not get overwhelmed. That is why Democrats Abroad Sweden has decided to cancel all our events and gatherings for the time being. We will monitor the situation on an ongoing basis and will keep members informed regarding future events after March 31.

    Since we will not be holding voter registration events in the near future, please consider completing your ballot request for the November election from home right now. Go to www.votefromabroad.org to get started. 


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    Upcoming Events

    Monday, August 10, 2020 at 06:30 PM Stockholm Time · 1 rsvp
    WebEx - Remote Training in Online, Sweden

    DA Sweden August 10th Phonebanking Training

    Democrats Abroad Sweden is committed to getting out the 2020 vote!

    We are hosting a Phonebanking Training on Monday, August 10th, 2020 at 6:30 PM CEST for volunteers to join to learn more about why phonebanking is crucial for contacting our members to ensure they are registered to vote. 

    RSVP below to attend.

    We will send you the information to join the training session on August 9th. 

    Thank you for your continued dedication to Democrats Abroad and voter registration!

     

    Maximum Training Capacity: 10 Attendees

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 06:00 PM Stockholm Time · 2 rsvps
    Zoom - Remote in Online, Sweden

    DA Sweden August 12th Phonebanking Huddle

    Democrats Abroad Sweden is committed to getting out the 2020 vote!

    We are hosting a Phonebanking Huddle on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 at 6:00 PM CEST for volunteers to join to make phonebanking calls to Democrats Abroad members to ensure they are registered to vote. 

    RSVP below to attend.

    We will follow up with you with the information to join the phonebanking huddle. 

     

    Thank you for your continued dedication to Democrats Abroad and voter registration!

     

    Please attend a Phonebanking Training Prior to attending a DA Sweden Phonebanking Huddle

    Training Sessions: Monday, August 10th at 6:30 PM CEST & Wednesday, August 26th at 6:30 PM CEST

    Next DA Sweden Phonebanking Huddle: Saturday, August 29th at 12:00 PM CEST