November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Greetings, US Citizen Overseas Voters in Frankfurt & Middle Hessen!


You’re invited to:


Saturday, December 4, open house from 18:00 to 22:00

It’s time for us to do some BUILDING BACK BETTER by coming together!

The party will take place at a member’s apartment overlooking Holzhausenpark in Nordend Frankfurt. Please RSVP to [email protected] and we’ll send you the exact address. You are all encouraged to come and are welcome to bring a guest. There will be a U.S. trivia contest with prizes. The party will be a 2G event for all adults. Please have your CovPass available. Children are welcome. The party will be subject to cancellation if required or recommended in accordance with any state or local COVID regulations.

Chapter Meeting this Monday November 22, 20:00 – 21:00

Please join us via Zoom this Monday, November 22 at 20:00 (join and leave for any portion) for our Chapter Meeting which will start with a short presentation from members of the Progressive Caucus outlining their priorities in both the infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better legislation. They’ll provide 15 minutes of short takeaways allowing time for discussion and questions. Refer to the meeting agenda below.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 948 3399 4504

Passcode: 828388

Meeting Agenda:

20:00 – 20:05:

Welcome and quick plugs for upcoming Mid-Hessen luncheon (Nov 27) and upcoming holiday party (Dec 4)

20:05 – 20:30:

Progressive Caucus: Stephen Fosse from the Progressive Caucus explaining progressive priorities in the infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better legislation and allowing for open discussion.


20:30 – 20:45

“Rapid rounds” of 5 minutes each:

·        Postcarding efforts, strategy and how to participate (postcarding coordinator Michael Durgin)

·        Takeaways from Virginia election and what that means for the midterms (Jonathan Kooker)

·        Update from AAPI Caucus (Saehee Chang)


20:45 – 21:00:

Digestif: Member camaraderie to aid digestion of global and political events


  • Saturday, 27 November at 13:00, Middle Hessen Luncheon

At Alter Bahnhof Großen Linden, Bahnhofstraße 122, 35440 Linden (only 6km from Gießen).

All are welcome to gather for this in-person event.

Live guitar music by Tim and American tunes with DJ Herb

RSVP to Barb Chap  (Precinct Development Coordinator) by November 21. 2G checked at the door. Parking and direct train connection from Gießen and Marburg to the Großen Linden stop.


Please don’t be shy about contacting us at [email protected] if you would like to get more involved. Democrats Abroad is a great organization if you want to make a difference, engage in substantive discussions and form friendships made especially strong by the common goal of striving for a better world. Through our vote, each American has a tremendous influence on global affairs. Let’s work together to make the world better.

“Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it.” — Susan B. Anthony


Warm regards and enjoy the fall!

Kate Sawyer & Carl Landon Taylor

Chair and Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad Frankfurt