Frankfurt

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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Frankfurt!

DA Frankfurt is a chapter of DA Germany, the official country committee for US Democrats living in Germany. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Frankfurt, please contact us.

Democrats Abroad Germany - Frankfurt Chapter
frankfurt@democratsabroad.de

DA Frankfurt Leadership:

Barbara Chap
| DAG Frankfurt Chapter Chair
Stacey Kruckel
| DAG Frankfurt Chapter Secretary, Progressive in Frankfurt...
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  • News

    November News and Winter Events

    The DA Frankfurt Chapter provides a space for you to meet with your compatriots to discuss and debate the issues of the day, and to volunteer to help elect Democrats to change our country for the better. 

    Join us! 

    Upcoming Events:  

    17th November: Black Caucus Brunch
    21st November: Chapter Meeting – Impeachment Debate
    12th December: Holiday Celebration
    16th January 2020: Chapter Meeting – 2020 Strategy
    24th-26th January 2020: DA Germany Annual General Meeting (AGM) 

    Show Your Colors:  Get your Democrats Abroad T-Shirt, Hoodie or Jacket

    Democrats Abroad and Vote from Abroad t-shirts, hoodies, and hoodie jackets are now available. Your order will raise much needed funds to help us get out the vote.  Place your order here:

    What’s Coming Up? Interesting events-- bring another American with you!

    Black Caucus Brunch Sunday November 17th

    10-14:00, Depot 1899, Textorstrasse 33, 60594 Frankfurt

    Join Germany's Black Caucus for its inaugural Sunday brunch. This event is open to everyone. We’ll eat, drink, discuss and plan for the 2020 elections. Brunch will be a breakfast buffet and will cost 16.90€ per person. Children aged 5 and under eat for free, and children 6-11 years old are half price.

    An RSVP would be appreciated. Next Brunch: December 15th

    Frankfurt Chapter Meeting: Thursday, November 21st 

     Impeachment: Pro and Con, a Membership Discussion: Impeachment proceedings are heating up! Join us at our next chapter meeting, where we’ll start with a quick update of what’s happening.

    Share your thoughts in a lively and cordial debate about why impeachment is a good or bad idea. And also catch up on Frankfurt Chapter news and business. Whatever happens in the next several days, we’ll have a lot to talk about. Come with your opinion.

    Time: 7pm - 9pm
    Location: SPD Haus 
    Fischerfeldstraße 7-11
    60311 Frankfurt

    Get social!   Meet us at 5:30pm for dinner before the meeting and/or drinks after the meeting. Getting there at 6:00pm still gives you time to order a delicious meal before heading to the SPD Haus.

    Time: 5:30pm
    Location: Moloko 
    Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 1
    60311 Frankfurt
    Corner of Schöne Aussicht and Alte Brücke (5-minute walk to SPD Haus)

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    Oct 17th Chapter Meeting and Upcoming Events

    We are leaving the summer behind us, but we are greeting the fall with many activities that will enable you to be involved with Democrats Abroad, discuss issues with your fellow Americans, and learn how you can be an agent for change.

    Afternoon Phone Banking Party: Saturday, October 12th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Have fun calling other DA members to get out the vote, or just come to see what it’s all about. Help flip seats in important elections in Kentucky, Virginia, New Jersey, Mississippi and Louisiana.  If you don’t know how to phone bank, you can register online and get training from Democrats Abroad here. Then join fellow phone bankers and make your first phone banking calls. Enjoy yummy snacks and cool drinks, too. RSVP to kateannsawyerdemsabroad@gmail.com (subject line: Phone Banking).

     

    Frankfurt Chapter Meeting: Thursday, October 17th at 7:00pm

    The Frankfurt Chapter Discusses Voter Suppression. Join Derek Bembry, Head of the Germany Black Caucus and member of the Frankfurt Chapter, for an important talk about voter suppression and what you can do to stop it.

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    Other things to talk about: impeachment, the latest debate, and ideas for events. You make the difference, and all ideas are welcome.

    Meeting Location:
    SPD Haus (Unterberzirk Frankfurt)
    Fischerfeldstraße 7-11
    60311 Frankfurt am Main

    Meet us at 5:30pm for dinner before the meeting and/or drinks after the meeting.  Getting there at 6:00pm still gives you time to order a delicious meal before heading to the SPD Haus.

    Dinner Location:
    Moloko
    Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 1
    60311 Frankfurt

    Corner of Schöne Aussicht and Alte Brücke (5-minute walk to SPD Haus)

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    Eat, Drink & Be Scary: Friday, October 25th starting at 7:30pm: Join Democrats Abroad Germany for Halloween Costume Party and 2020 Fundraiser hosted by Wiesbaden-Mainz Chapter. Conveniently located near public transportation and inexpensive car-parking. For all the fun details, click here.

    Exclusive Museum Tour in English: POSTED! Reflections of Native North America Weltkulturen Museum: Wednesday, November 6th at 6:30pm, sharp!

     

     

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    Dr. Markus Lindner, curator of the exhibition PLAKATIERT!, will guide us in the life of the indigenous peoples as shown in posters and artifacts. The tour is one hour, after which we will have a light meal at a nearby restaurant.

    If any of you have Native American heritage, it would be a pleasure if you shared your impressions and experiences with us.

    This event is a Frankfurt Chapter fundraiser (15€) so non-American guests should be paid for by the American member, per DA rules. Please RSVP here, as places are limited. Weltkulturen Museum Labor, Schaumainkai 37, Frankfurt.

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    Upcoming Events

    Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 06:00 PM · 4 rsvps
    Member's House. in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Holiday Social: Celebrate Democracy with Us! December 12th

     

     

    Time: 6pm - 10pm

    Location:  A member’s home; RSVP for address information

    Eat, drink and be merry as we close out the year at our first annual holiday celebration and look forward to wins in 2020.  Relax in an informal and family friendly setting at a member’s home, conveniently located near Holzhausen Park. Come when you can and stay as long as you like until 10pm.

    Feel free to bring a dish or snacks to share. For directions, please RSVP to kateannsawyer@gmail.com.

    Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    SPD Haus (Unterberzirk Frankfurt) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    January 2020 Chapter Meeting: January 16th

    We’ll start the year with a bit more business, discussing the state of our chapter, our 2020 strategy and budget. Our guest for the evening is Ron Schlundt, DAG Treasurer and long-time member. Now’s the time to find out everything you ever wanted to know about what happens to your donations (thank you), and the best way to support the candidate(s) of your choice.