Join us for a poster making party the night before the Berlin March For Our Lives event. We will be meeting at a member's apartment to get ready for the march. Please bring any supplies that you may have to make posters and signs. We will have some decorating materials, but anything you are willing to share will be appreciated.Once you RSVP for the event, you will receive the exact address of the event location. It will be in Prenzlauer Berg.
The Berlin chapter is co-organizing and participating in the March For Our Lives with American Voices Abroad. The event is to show our solidarity with the Parkland students and all those affected by gun violence. We want to stand up to the NRA and show our support for better gun control laws.We hope you will be able to join us. Also tell your friends by sharing our Facebook event!
Join Democrats Abroad Berlin on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 7:30pm for a workshop on political participation and how to make your voice heard. We’re excited to welcome Julius van de Laar, a former Obama campaigner and student organizer!
Julius van de Laar will give a short introduction on political campaigns, and lead breakout sessions for brainstorming and carrying out political actions. We’re hoping to focus on the work of our next generation of leaders and on continuing the momentum on gun control policy from the March for our Lives.
7:30pm – Welcome, Youth Caucus info, voter & absentee ballot support
8:00pm – Political Participation & Campaigning Workshop by Julius van de Laar, followed by breakout sessions
8:45pm – Announcements
About the speaker
Julius van de Laar is a political strategist. He works with political parties and non-governmental organizations to achieve their goals: winning elections, advocating for issues, raising money, growing their membership and creating a movement.
In 2008 and 2012, Julius worked for Barack Obama’s winning campaign in nearly a dozen states. Since then, he served as a senior strategist during the 2009 and 2013 federal election in Germany, as well as for other candidates and organizations across Europe.
Find out more on Twitter @juliusvandelaar or on his website at www.juliusvandelaar.com
Voter Registration & Absentee Ballot Support
Have questions about how to register to vote from abroad? Not sure whether your absentee ballot request went through? Our overseas voting experts will be at the meeting and can help you make sure you’re all set to vote in this year’s primaries and elections.
Food & Drinks: There will be drinks (by donation), so please bring snacks or other food to share.
As always, we welcome new faces, even if you’ve never attended a meeting or an event before.
RSVP: It’s not required, but RSVP here so we have a rough idea of how many people to expect and please help out by sharing this event on Facebook. Looking forward to seeing you there!