NewsWe’re just two weeks out from the midterm elections. We hope you’ve got your ballot filled out and you’re about to send it back to the U.S. -- if not, just hit reply on this email and let us know how we can help!
Now’s not the time to rest yet:
We still need your help to make calls to Americans abroad who we haven’t been able to reach yet. All you need is a computer and a few minutes. Join our last phonebanking push.
This Wednesday (Oct 24th), check out “Glitter Emergency - Art Against The Right” at Hallesches Haus, a benefit salon with art and music. We hope we’ll see you there!
For the U.S. 2018 midterm elections, we’ll be hosting a breakfast on Wednesday, November 7th starting at 7:30am to watch the live returns together. Come by before work, grab a coffee, and discuss the results in the company of Americans and friends! More details below & don't forget to RSVP.
On November 12th, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is honoring the Women’s March USA with its annual Human Rights Award. Several organizers from the U.S. committee will be coming to Berlin for the ceremony, and you’re all invited! Details & RSVP link at the bottom.
Glitter Emergency - Fight the Right Fundraiser
Wed. Oct 24, 2018, 7-10pm
Hallesches Haus, Tempelhofer-Ufer 1, 10961 Berlin
2018 U.S. Midterms Breakfast
Potsdam Precinct Meeting - Save the Date!
Sun. Nov 11, 2018
Exact time & location TBD
Human Rights Award 2018: Women’s March USA
There are 19 states whose voter registration deadline for the midterm election is Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (today!)
- If Kavanaugh's hearings and confirmation riled you up,
- If you can't believe Trump's tax fraud is uncensured,
- If you're terrified about climate change,
- If children held in detention are breaking your heart,
one way to take action is to VOTE.
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Volunteers will be ready to help at our October meeting, TONIGHT(Tuesday, Oct 9) starting from 7:30pm. We're also going to be holding a roundtable discussion, looking for your feedback on the Berlin chapter's activities over the last year, what went well and suggestions for what could be different.
Save the date for former Charlottesville, Va. Mayor Mike Signer, who will be speaking to Democrats Abroad Berlin the evening of Monday Oct 15about his work on the Communities Overcoming Extremism project. Location to be announced!
Event tip: New Jersey governor Phil Murphyis opening a Choose NJ's Europe office in Berlin on Tuesday Oct 16at 10am. RSVPfor the ceremony.
Join us for October political pub nighton Wednesday Oct 17as we try out a new spot in Mitte: Buchhandlung Caffeteria. Grab a friend for a drink and a snack after work!
Couldn't make it to Democrats Abroad Oktoberfest in Munich this past weekend? Check out the video from Wiesn! A few weeks ago, Berlin hosted Germany's Women's Caucus, here are some photos from workshop.
FORMER CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. MAYOR MIKE SIGNER - SAVE THE DATE
Mon. Oct 15, 2018, early evening
OCTOBER POLITICAL PUB NIGHT – BUCHHANDLUNG CAFFETERIA
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