We salute our Volunteers!

Thanks to all of you who turned out for the Political Pride Parade in Stuttgart last month. We made face-to-face contact with hundreds of people, had a blast, and really raised our profile.

Thanks also to all our fabulous, hard-working volunteers scattered throughout Baden-Würtemberg. We are so lucky to have precinct captains, caucus leaders, event organizers, phonebanking champions, and so many others working on the frontlines and behind the scenes.

We applaud your activism and your spirit!

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Please take a look at what’s coming up next for our chapter and how you might become one of our wonderful volunteers:

Be a Stay-At-Home Activist!

As activists, we know how crucial the November 6th Mid-term election is.
Every glance at the news brings new outrage and feelings of despair.
We also know that the best way to combat that helpless feeling is to do something to fight back. That’s why we volunteer!

But you don’t have to lead the whole parade to be an activist!
Each of us can do our small part and we can start right now. Today!

We can reach out to each other!

Democrats Abroad Germany is making an extra push right now to have our members personally reach out to fellow members and remind them to register to vote. Some of our wonderful Stuttgart chapter volunteers have already made dozens of calls!

You too can join our phonebanking initiative!

DA uses an online system that lets you make no-cost calls from your computer. There is even an on-screen script for you to use.

Please click here for a step-by-step guide on how to get started.

Please do give it a try and help to power the blue wave that will transform Washington in November!

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Activism starts with your own vote!

If you still need to register, go to Votefromabroad.org today!
If you are already registered, it doesn't hurt to check your registration at https://iwillvote.com/.

This election is extremely important. Don’t miss it!

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„Democrats Abroad Day” Celebration

Friday, September 7th at 7:00 p.m.
Paulaner am alten Postplatz
Calwer Str. 45, 70173 Stuttgart

Help us celebrate the first-ever worldwide Democrats Abroad Day!

Our meeting will be dedicated to YOU, our members!
We have marched and stood vigil together, call-stormed, phonebanked, registered voters, and participated in hundreds of virtual and in-person events. Let’s pause for a moment to show our pride, connect with each other, re-affirm what we stand for, pat ourselves on the back and have a little fun before we enter the election homestretch.

Wear all your DA gear, T-shirts and Buttons! Do you still have your favorite march signs? Bring them! We will be taking lots of pics to post the next day for the official “Global Virtual Democrats Abroad Day Party” on September 8th!

And we’d especially love to see some new faces! All curious Americans are welcome. Just stop by, have a drink, and get to know us.

Please do RSVP here!

See you there!!

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Pub & Politics in Freiburg

Wednesday, September 5th 8-10pm

The Holy Taco Shack

Barbarastraße 18, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau

Come for Margarita Mittwoch and stay for some good, quality conversation.

This is your chance to meet other Americans in the Freiburg area, grab a drink together, and talk about all things politics!


We also want to share news about upcoming DA events and hear your ideas for what other events Freiburg-Americans would like to participate in.

You can RSVP here

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Stuttgart Women’s Caucus goes to Berlin!

Join us in Berlin for an all-day workshop that will help to re-focus, re-vitalize and re-empower us all for the fight ahead!

The Women’s Caucus is for everyone who cares about equality.
We want to see men and women working together at this event!

Learn more about the event and RSVP here

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Checking the Balance - Democracy, at what cost?

Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m.

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart (DAZ)

Charlottenplatz 17, 70173 Stuttgart

Our DA Stuttgart chapter will be at DAZ for a discussion as part of their very popular “American Days” event.

Let‘s talk about current issues in American politics and try to find answers to significant pending questions:

· What policies and initiatives have emerged in this topsy-turvy election cycle?

· How far does free speech extend?

· How can we provide protections for our environment and assure safety in our lives?

· Are our fundamental civil rights being chipped away?

· How can we respond to these challenges and restore political equilibrium?


Join us to share your views!

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LOOKING AHEAD

Watch for additional events each month, or changes which don't always make it into our newsletter by checking here on our Stuttgart Chapter website and Facebook page for the latest updates on events!

I look forward to seeing you at one of our events.

Democratically yours,

Ann Hesse
Chair, Stuttgart Chapter

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