Events

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 02:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    Reparations Week of Action: Day of Joint Action

    On Wednesday, May 25, the Global AAPI Caucus will participate in the National Nikkei Reparations Coalition's (NNRC) Joint Day of Action. Join the AAPI Caucus as we host the fourth block from 2:30-3:30pm EDT. Participants will call and email the White House to demand #ReparationsNow! The Democrats Abroad Reparations Task Force will also participate in the event from 1:00-2:00pm EDT.

    To join us, please register for the event via the NNRC event page

    This event is part of a week of action, which begins on Saturday, May 21st with the Strengthen Solidarity event and continues on Monday, May 23rd with the NNRC Workshop. There, they will discuss the coalition’s grounding principles of unity, the strategy of H.R. 40 coalition, and the preparations for the Day of Joint Action.

    The groups are organizing a National Week of Action in partnership with the H.R. 40 Coalition and the Noise campaign to draw awareness and put public pressure on President Biden. Learn more about the H.R. 40 Coalition’s demand and organizing here.

  • Friday, May 27, 2022 at 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 20 rsvps
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    Monthly Friday Casual Social

    Democrats Abroad Global Seniors and Disability Caucuses invite you to join us for our monthly Social -- a time for Seniors and members of the Disability Caucus to connect with one another and discuss topics of concern and information. We will reflect, discuss, plan, and strategize together from the comfort of our own homes and with no duties or assignments! This will be fun as we can discuss freely any topic we would like.  

    When: Friday May 27, 2022 at 9.00 am Eastern time

    Where: on Zoom. 
    Vancouver CA 6:00 AM PDT
    Washington DC 9:00 AM EDT
    London UK 2:00 PM BST
    Paris FR 3:00 PM CET
    Hanoi VN 8:00 PM ICT
    Beijing CN 9:00 PM CST
  • Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM Time

    AP GOTV Monthly Meeting

    At the GOTV leaders monthly meeting, we will share our newly developed GOTV plans, ideas for building upon what we have already done this year and our strategies for getting out the vote in the midterms. Find out more about what is working / not working in each context and develop our know-how.

    There are more than 500,000 eligible voters in the Asia Pacific Region who are not members of Democrats Abroad AND most of them did NOT vote in 2020. We can really make a difference in the 2022 Midterms by reaching out to just a sliver of these people!

    Basic agenda for May 29 2022

    1. Meeting Purpose
    2. GOTV plans for the rest of the year 
    3. GENERATING MOVEMENT: phone banking!
    4. Trainings and materials 
    5. Collaboration on events
    6. Actions items and next steps 

    Local Times => Sunday May 29 11am Japan time

    • Auckland: 2pm
    • Sydney: 12noon
    • Tokyo/Seoul: 11:00am
    • Perth/Hong Kong/Beijing/Taipei/Singapore/Bali: 10am
    • Hanoi/Bangkok: 9am
    • New Delhi: 7:30
    • Western Kazakhstan 7am
    • Facilitated by Sarajean, DA Japan &  AP GOTV Coordinator and all you leaders in AP

    RSVP to get the Zoom link

  • Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11:00 PM through May 29, 2022 at 12:30am Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 7 rsvps
    online, RSVP for Webex link

    AP GOTV Voter Assistance

     Want to help US overseas voters request and send in their ballots? Want to make a difference in the midterm elections this fall? Learn the basics about voting from abroad by joining this workshop. See below for local times on Sun May 29.

    This training is the foundation of any volunteer work you do with Democrats Abroad! Whether you are helping out at a voter registration table or plan to become an online voter assistance volunteer using Intercom - join this workshop to learn the basics.

    All ideas & questions about GOTV are welcome! Help us broader our reach and deepen our impact - Please bring another US voter!

    This training is hosted by the Asia-Pacific GOTV team – but any Democrats Abroad members can join!

    • Sun May 29 => Asia Pacific Local Times
    • Auckland: 3PM
    • Sydney: 1PM
    • Tokyo/Seoul: 12noon
    • Bali/Perth/Hong Kong/Beijing/Taipei/Singapore: 11AM
    • Hanoi/Bangkok: 10AM
    • New Delhi: 9:30AM
    • Kazakhstan 8AM

    Facilitated by Anne O’Connell, DA Kazakhstan

    RSVP to get the Webex link

  • Monday, May 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 13 rsvps
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    Progressive Snapshot of the Primaries

    The first slate of midterm primaries/runoffs have given us plenty to ponder, as we get ready for the 44 on deck over the summer. Yup, it’s time to take stock. Join the Global Progressive Caucus to discuss:

    • The lay of the land
    • What’s at stake
    • Early trends + what to expect on the road ahead
    • Opportunities to take action

    RSVP below to join with proDA to discuss how we can unite our voices for progress and win!

    Optional resources to prepare for the discussion:

    This event is part of the series Monthly Mondays for Progressive Minds.

    Thanks to our co-sponsors: Reparations Task Force, proDA Austria, proDA Germany.

    RSVP below for the Zoom link!


    You can inform and mobilize members around the world to make progress and win in the midterms. The Fight for (at least) $15. Meaningful Medicare expansion. Student debt relief. Reparative justice. Climate change action. Voting rights. And more. Will you help America build back better and get out the vote for progress? Please donate here. Thank you!

    Vancouver, CA 9:00 - 10:30 am
    Washington DC 12:00 - 1:30pm
    London, UK 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    Vienna, AT 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    Nairobi, Kenya 7:00 - 8:30 pm
    Mumbai, IN 9:30pm - 11:00 pm

     

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2022 at 09:00 AM Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    DA Taxation Task Force Volunteer Info Session


     

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    Are you passionate about American abroad tax issues and have the skills or time to help?
    The DA Taxation Task Force is hosting this volunteer information session to explain what's involved in being a volunteer and to answer any questions you might have about volunteering. Click here for an outline of volunteering opportunities for the TTF.

    The DA TTF is a group of dedicated volunteers working towards fixing the tax code for Americans living abroad.

    We have a number of volunteer positions available, from people with no experience who want to help out with social media, to subject matter experts that can help us lobby Congress - everyone and anyone is welcome to contribute!

    Once you attend the info session, we encourage you to complete this application to the best of your ability. You will then be invited to a follow-up one-to-one 30 minute Zoom call to figure out which teams you fit into and to get you started.

    Note: Attending an info session is optional, you do not need to attend to express interest in volunteering. Feel free to go ahead and fill in the application form here.

    You can also express interest in volunteering by emailing [email protected] and including as much information as possible about your background and how you think you can help.

    Please feel free to forward this event page to friends or family that you think might be interested in getting involved!

     

  • Wednesday, June 08, 2022 at 12:30 PM London Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in London, United Kingdom

    Democrats Abroad UK Tax Lunch Power Hour

    Join us for tax lunch power hour! This is an informal drop-in open discussion on US taxes, we'll talk about debunking tax myths, and discuss self-filing, or choosing an accountant.

    This event is for DAUK members in the UK, but everyone is welcome.

    This event will not be recorded so everyone feels able to share and talk freely.

    Although there is no cost to attend, we strongly recommend a $10 donation so that DAUK can continue to provide events like this in the future.

    Click here to donate $10.

    Email  [email protected] to be added to the DAUK Tax Committee mailing list.

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    Disclaimer: DA cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: http://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com

  • Thursday, June 09, 2022 at 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 6 rsvps
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    ORGANIZING FOR THE MIDTERMS & CHISME CHECK IN with the Hispanic Caucus

     

    Midterms are around the corner and there is a lot at stake! 

    Join the Hispanic Caucus for a brainstorming and planning session to mobilize voters, in particular US latinos abroad, for the upcoming Midterms.

    Bring your ideas, good energy and chisme.

    Nos vemos!

    RSVP to receive the zoom link

    When? June 9th at 1pm ET

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    ☀️ GDC Steering Committee 🏳️‍🌈 June Meeting ☀️

    The Global Disability Caucus is dedicated to building a stronger Democrats Abroad! Our goals are to increase accessibility to information, events and activities. We strive to create sensitivity to and awareness of disability issues.

    In addition to Democrats Abroad members with disabilities, we welcome and encourage the involvement of supporters of our members and our messages. We hope to form an inclusive, diverse, active, and effective community which provides fulfilling experiences for all.

    Please check the Global Disability Caucus Wiki-Page or the DemsAbroad Global Calendar to find future dates for these meetings and other GDC events!

    • 9 AM Eastern Daylight Time
    • 3 PM Central European Time
    • 9 PM China Standard Time

     THE FUTURE IS ACCESSIBLE! 

    Consider making a donation to help get out the VOTE in 2022. Please donate today: https://www.democratsabroad.org/dc-donations

  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 11:00 AM Tokyo Time

    DAJ Action mtg: Gun Violence Prevention

    Gun Violence Prevention: what you can do even from overseas

    Guest speaker: Tremayne Edwards, Education and Engagement Director, Alliance for Gun Responsibility

     

    Virtual doors open 10 min before event start - see local times below

     Sat  June 18 11am-1pm Japan 

    Friday June 17, 7pm-9pm Pacific time

     

    More than 200 mass shootings in the US as of May 2022 - it seems like another ordinary day in the US. Does it have to be this way? no.

    Join us for this online discussion about what is being done to end gun violence the US and what you can do to make a difference. Our June Action Meeting guest speaker Tremayne Edward of the Alliance for Gun Responsibility will address perceptions about firearms, factors contributing to the prevalence of gun violence in the US, how such perceptions and violence are impacting Persons of Colour communities and young people today. This event aims to do more than educate

    In the second hour we introduce real solutions and specific actions you can take today to promote safer communities back where you vote!

    Guest speaker: Tremayne Edwards, Education and Engagement Director, Alliance for Gun Responsibility

    Discussant: Patrick Lovell, Member, DA Japan

    Moderators MC: Sarajean Rossitto, Chair, DA Japan & Jaylon Carter Chair Black Lives Matter

    Local times:

    • Asia-Pacific Times => Sat June 18:  2pm Auckland/ 12pm Sydney / 11am Japan & Korea / 10am Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Manila, Singapore, Bali, Perth / 9am Thailand & Vietnam / 7am W Kazakhstan / 7:30 New Delhi 
    •  USA =>  Friday June 17 7pm Seattle  / 10pm New York

     

  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 02:00 PM Paris Time
    Hybrid Event - in Paris and Online

    30th Anniversary of the GWC

    LET’S CELEBRATE!

    The first Democrats Abroad Women’s Caucus was created in 1992 by three staunchly feminist women in Paris France, 30 years ago. , And, it has grown to a powerhouse of activist women who are  stronger than ever in 2022. 

    But is there cause for a celebration? Are women better off today than they were back in that famous “year of the woman” in 1992? Does the old feminist mantra “three steps forward two steps back” still hold true? 

    It sure does. 

    Backlash has hampered the feminist movement since the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 – but it hasn’t stopped us from moving forward.  A brutal pandemic and years of nonstop political and cultural polarization, a war in Europe, and the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan have left us all, especially women, in the dark.  And, as we all know, women are the first victims of repressive regimes.  But we are undaunted. We have   become the driving force of our societies and the future depends on us.

    Join us on June 18 to celebrate our 30 years of activism in Democrats Abroad.  Listen to experts and activists who are behind - and in front of - the feminist movement and are taking those three steps forward. 

    JUNE 18, 2:00 PM TO 5:30 PM CET
    At the American University of Paris, 6 rue Col Combes, 75007
    In-person and online!

    RSVP below to register for this hybrid event - reserve your spot, online or in person!

  • Tuesday, July 05, 2022 at 06:00 PM Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in Washington, DC

    DA Taxation Task Force Volunteer Info Session


     

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    Are you passionate about American abroad tax issues and have the skills or time to help?
    The DA Taxation Task Force is hosting this volunteer information session to explain what's involved in being a volunteer and to answer any questions you might have about volunteering. Click here for an outline of volunteering opportunities for the TTF.

    The DA TTF is a group of dedicated volunteers working towards fixing the tax code for Americans living abroad.

    We have a number of volunteer positions available, from people with no experience who want to help out with social media, to subject matter experts that can help us lobby Congress - everyone and anyone is welcome to contribute!

    Once you attend the info session, we encourage you to complete this application to the best of your ability. You will then be invited to a follow-up one-to-one 30 minute Zoom call to figure out which teams you fit into and to get you started.

    Note: Attending an info session is optional, you do not need to attend to express interest in volunteering. Feel free to go ahead and fill in the application form here.

    You can also express interest in volunteering by emailing [email protected] and including as much information as possible about your background and how you think you can help.

    Please feel free to forward this event page to friends or family that you think might be interested in getting involved!

     

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 12:30 PM London Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in London, United Kingdom

    Democrats Abroad UK Tax Lunch Power Hour

    Join us for tax lunch power hour! This is an informal drop-in open discussion on US taxes, we'll talk about debunking tax myths, and discuss self-filing, or choosing an accountant.

    This event is for DAUK members in the UK, but everyone is welcome.

    This event will not be recorded so everyone feels able to share and talk freely.

    Although there is no cost to attend, we strongly recommend a $10 donation so that DAUK can continue to provide events like this in the future.

    Click here to donate $10.

    Email  [email protected] to be added to the DAUK Tax Committee mailing list.

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    Disclaimer: DA cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: http://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 12:30 PM London Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in London, United Kingdom

    Democrats Abroad UK Tax Lunch Power Hour

    Join us for tax lunch power hour! This is an informal drop-in open discussion on US taxes, we'll talk about debunking tax myths, and discuss self-filing, or choosing an accountant.

    This event is for DAUK members in the UK, but everyone is welcome.

    This event will not be recorded so everyone feels able to share and talk freely.

    Although there is no cost to attend, we strongly recommend a $10 donation so that DAUK can continue to provide events like this in the future.

    Click here to donate $10.

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    Email  [email protected] to be added to the DAUK Tax Committee mailing list.

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    Disclaimer: DA cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: http://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 12:30 PM London Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in London, United Kingdom

    Democrats Abroad UK Tax Lunch Power Hour

    Join us for tax lunch power hour! This is an informal drop-in open discussion on US taxes, we'll talk about debunking tax myths, and discuss self-filing, or choosing an accountant.

    This event is for DAUK members in the UK, but everyone is welcome.

    This event will not be recorded so everyone feels able to share and talk freely.

    Although there is no cost to attend, we strongly recommend a $10 donation so that DAUK can continue to provide events like this in the future.

    Click here to donate $10.

    Email  [email protected] to be added to the DAUK Tax Committee mailing list.

    Add event to calendar

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    Disclaimer: DA cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: http://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 12:30 PM London Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in London, United Kingdom

    Democrats Abroad UK Tax Lunch Power Hour

    Join us for tax lunch power hour! This is an informal drop-in open discussion on US taxes, we'll talk about debunking tax myths, and discuss self-filing, or choosing an accountant.

    This event is for DAUK members in the UK, but everyone is welcome.

    This event will not be recorded so everyone feels able to share and talk freely.

    Although there is no cost to attend, we strongly recommend a $10 donation so that DAUK can continue to provide events like this in the future.

    Click here to donate $10.

    Email  [email protected] to be added to the DAUK Tax Committee mailing list.

    Add event to calendar

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    Disclaimer: DA cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: http://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com