For February political pub night this Wednesday, we'll be getting together at Kasch, a cafe and craft beer bar in Mitte. Bring a friend who needs help registering to vote!
It's not too late to register and attend the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Democrats Abroad Germany this weekend in Hamburg! More details here. If you can't make it to Hamburg in person this weekend, you can join and vote on amendments to our bylaws at the Berlin remote voting center on Saturday in Moabit.
We're already planning for our March events: we're excited to welcome Lisa Witter as our speaker on women's empowerment in politics and policy, RSVP and get more details below.
Last, but not least: the Sachsen Women's Caucus is hosting their first meeting in March in Dresden, a book club to discuss An Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
FEBRUARY PUB NIGHT & VOTER REGISTRATION
DEMOCRATS ABROAD GERMANY 2018 GENERAL MEETING
In this important midterm election year, come organize to help get out the vote with Democrats Abroad Germany at our Annual General Meeting, February 23rd-25th, 2018, in Hamburg. Plenty of opportunities to meet other engaged Democrats living abroad and to help grow our organization into one that can register all Democrats living in Germany to vote!
BYLAWS AMENDMENTS - AGM REMOTE VOTING CENTER IN BERLIN
Can't make it to Hamburg? You can still participate at the Annual General Meeting by voting for or against amendments to Democrats Abroad Germany’s (DAG) bylaws at our remote voting center. DAG’s bylaws determine how the Democrats Abroad Germany and Berlin is run as a political organization. Your input helps us improve our organization and achieve our goal of registering all US citizens living in Berlin and Germany to vote!
MARCH MEETING: EMPOWERING WOMEN IN POLITICS & POLICY WITH LISA WITTER
Lisa Witter is an expert in the intersections of communications, government, politics, tech, & behavior change. Her topic for our meeting is "It’s Time for Solutions: From the invisible to blunt force policies." In her presentation, she'll take a global look at what’s working to empower women and where the US leads the way.
SACHSEN WOMEN'S CAUCUS KICKOFF: INT'L WOMEN'S DAY BOOK CLUB
Sachsen Women's Caucus is gathering for an Int'l Women's Day book club: An Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. For more information, contact Becky Hellwig (email@example.com)
The Women's March in Berlin two weeks ago was fantastic, over 1000 people who turned out to stand up for an inclusive, progressive vision of the world. You can see some of our photos on Facebook; check out the coverage on Buzzfeed; and watch the video stream from ze.tt
Join Democrats Abroad Berlin on Tuesday for our February meeting. We're excited to host a talk on Trump's foreign policy by Ted Piccone, current fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, who works on issues relating to international order and strategy, democracy, and human rights. He served for eight years as a senior foreign policy advisor in the Clinton administration.
For February's pub night, we'll be getting together at Kasch, a cafe and craft beer bar in Mitte. Bring a friend who needs help registering to vote!
Ted Piccone: Trump’s Foreign Policy, A Year in Review
Tue. February 6, 2018, 7:30-9pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteintraße, Falckensteinstr. 6, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg (U1 Schlesisches Tor)
Mr. Ted Piccone will discuss the Trump administration’s overall approach to national security, with particular emphasis on Iran, North Korea, Cuba and trade. He will be speaking in his personal capacity.
February Pub Night & Voter Registration
Wed. February 21, 2018 from 7pm
Kaschk, Linienstrasse 40, 10119 Berlin-Mitte (U2 Rosa-Luxemburgplatz)
Democrats Abroad Germany 2018 General Meeting
February 23-25, 2018
Kulturpalast Hamburg, Öjendorfer Weg 30a, 22119 Hamburg
In this important midterm election year, come organize to help get out the vote with Democrats Abroad Germany at our Annual General Meeting, February 23rd-25th in Hamburg. Plenty of opportunities to meet other engaged Democrats living abroad and to help grow our organization into one that can register all Democrats living in Germany to vote!
Register to Vote from Abroad - Today!
2018 is here and now it is time to register to vote and request your absentee ballot! This must be done every year, so be sure to get that done now in time for the 2018 primaries and elections. Visit VoteFromAbroad.org to complete a ballot request -- and then send in that request!
Click “start here” on the VoteFromAbroad website, fill out the required fields, and follow the prompts that follow.
You can ask questions from any page on the site. A Democrats Abroad volunteer will help find the right answers for you.
Please remember to send in your ballot request once you have completed it! You will be instructed on whether your voting state allows electronic ballot requests, or if you must mail it in by post.
Encourage your American friends and colleagues to do the same!
Upcoming EventsJoin 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!
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