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BANS OFF OUR BODIES GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION - May 14

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Are you ready to show up in person for reproductive freedom and our democracy? Join one of our six in-person marches or the online event.

 

Location

Date/Time

Event

Hamburg May 14, 2022 at 11:00am - 1pm Berlin Time Hamburg and Northern Germany - Bans Off Our Bodies Day Of Action ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here
Stuttgart 11:45am - 12:45pm Berlin Time Women's Rights Protest - Stuttgart ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here
Berlin May 14, 2022 at 2:00pm - 3pm Berlin Time Berlin Rally for Reproductive Justice #BansOffOurBodies ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here
Munich May 14, 2022 at 2:00pm - 5pm Berlin Time DAG Munich & Southern Bavaria Chapter Bans Off Our Bodies Rally ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here
Düsseldorf May 14, 2022 at 3:00pm - 5pm Berlin Time BANS OFF OUR BODIES GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION - Düsseldorf ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here
Kaiserslautern May 14, 2022 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm Berlin Time Kaiserslautern-Saarland Region - May Meeting & Bans Off Our Bodies Global Day of Action Rally ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here

 

If you can't make it to an in-person event,

BANS OFF OUR BODIES GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION - Online Event, May 14 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm Berlin Time  ⚈ More Info/RSVP Here to receive the Zoom link.

 

Another way to help defend our rights is to vote for Democrats in the 2022 Midterm elections. Register to vote and request your absentee ballot at https://www.votefromabroad.org/. Ask for your ballot to be sent to you by email.

 


U.S. Consulate Frankfurt: How to Become a Voting Assistance Officer

Looking to make a difference in the 2022 midterm elections? Consider becoming a Voting Assistance Officer. The U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt is hosting a special online Q&A and training session on April 29 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. CET. All U.S. citizens are welcome to attend!

Zoom Meeting ID: 915 9300 2779

Password: XayYz0


Celebrating the Confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson!

 
Today is a momentous day: For the first time in history, a Black woman was confirmed to sit on our nation’s highest court. Throughout her career as a public defender, and most recently during nearly 20 hours of grueling questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson repeatedly demonstrated her competence, level-headedness, and commitment to doing the right thing.
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Important Primary Voting Information for PA, OH, GA, and NC

This month, all eyes are on Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, and North Carolina as we gear up for May primaries. If you have not registered and requested your absentee ballot, go to VoteFromAbroad.org today.

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Win the Day: A GOTV Competition


GAME OUT THE VOTE AND WIN THE DAY!!

Join Democrats Abroad Germany as we stage a friendly competition among our 14 chapters to GET OUT THE VOTE and WIN BIG in 2022!

The official competition begins on January 6 and you can earn points for your chapter by completing various tasks until March 3, 2022.

We will be kicking things off on January 6 with our online BINGO game! Get the game card and instructions by RSVPing here. From January 6 until and including January 15 (Overseas Voter Registration Day), all activities are worth double the value.

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DA Germany January News

HAPPY 2022 from Democrats Abroad Germany!

For overseas citizens, a new calendar year means it’s time to (re-)register and request your ballot — even if you voted last time around! 

Our suggestion? Go to www.votefromabroad.org RIGHT NOW and submit your Federal Post Card Application (ballot request/voter registration, if applicable). Once the form has been accepted, you will receive ballots for all primary, special, and general elections for which you are eligible this year. Come November, 34 U.S. Senate seats, all 435 U.S. Representative seats, 46 state legislatures, and 36 state governorships will be on the line! 

Your vote counts in 2022 more than ever. Make sure you’re ready to use it! #KnowWhatToDoIn2022 

Keep reading to find out more about how you can do the following:

I. Join our special event to commemorate the January 6 Capitol riot

II. Help us get out the vote in 2022

III. Receive important updates from the DA state outreach teams

IV. Participate in other exciting events this month  

V. Support Democrats Abroad Germany 

VI. Stay up to date with the latest news from DAG


 

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Submit Amendments to the DA Germany Bylaws

At our upcoming Annual General Meeting on the weekend of March 4-6, 2022, we will be voting on proposed amendments to the DA Germany Bylaws. If you would like to propose an amendment, please send your proposal to [email protected] by January 31, 2022 with the following information:

  • Changes you would like to make, listing Article and Section number where the changes should be applied. Please include either a direct mark-up of the text or describe your proposed change(s).
  • What is the goal of making this proposal?
  • How does this proposal achieve that goal?

You can find a copy of the current DAG bylaws here to help you formulate proposed changes.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Nina Turner on Victories, Lessons Learned & the Progressive Road Ahead

The Global Progressive Caucus, together with the Global Black Caucus, Ohio State Team, and Reparations Task Force, invites you to a special conversation with the one and only Nina Turner on December 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. CET / 10:00 p.m. Beijing time! 

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DAG Veterans & Military Families Caucus: November News

As we approach Veterans Day, the DAG Veterans and Military Families Caucus is pleased to invite you—all members, veterans, military families—to attend the U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt’s virtual Veterans Info Session on Monday, November 8 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CET. 
 
We have listened carefully to your concerns about services available to you in Germany, and the Consulate has designed this program especially for you! 
 
Please RSVP on our event page to receive the Zoom link. 
 
We are also preparing our Voter Outreach for the 2022 elections and hope you will be able to join our Absentee Ballot Team! If you are a veteran, family member, active duty, DoD civilian, please let us know by sending us an email at [email protected].
 
On November 11, our Caucus will present a wreath at the Luxembourg American Cemetery. While it is not yet announced  if the Veterans Day ceremony will be open to the public, let us know if you would be interested in attending. If you have friends who would like to join the VMF caucus, they can sign up at https://www.democratsabroad.org/vmf.
 
 
Stay healthy! Get your Flu Shot and Covid Booster!
 
Please check our website for information updates: https://www.democratsabroad.org/de_vmf_news
 
Best wishes, 
Your DAG VMF Caucus

DA Germany November News

We hope everyone had a spooky, festive Halloween weekend!

With Election Day almost upon us, Democrats Abroad Germany is laser-focused on making sure all of our members' voices count. We are also looking ahead to the crucial 2022 midterm year and honing our strategy to get out the vote among Americans overseas. 

Join us in the fight to increase Democratic majorities in Congress and in state and local governments across the country! Keep reading to find out the latest updates on how you can do the following:

I. Participate in DAG Get Out the Vote Initiatives 

II. Support DAG with a donation or Swag Shop purchase

III. Meet the DAG Chairs

IV. Join Local Activities in Your Chapter

V. Learn about DAG Caucus Activities

VI. Stay up to date with all the latest DAG developments


 

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