Join us for a Bring-Your-Own picnic and safe gathering in the garden of one of our KA members. Since it's in the evening, let's call it a Happy Hour picnic! The garden is located in Rüppurr, S-Bahn stop is Ostendorfplatz. Due to COVID-19, capacity is limited to 15, so please RSVP to ensure you are included. With an RSVP, you will also receive further details about the exact meeting location.
WHAT: DA Milan Book Club
WHEN: Tuesday, July 14th @ 18:30
WHERE: On Webex!
Take a break and meet fellow bookworms as we select our summer reading list for discussion! All new members will receive a copy of "The Room Where It Happened" by John Bolton.
Have you signed up to be a Voting Champion? It's easy, we'll show you how!
This session is offered with a special invitation to Global Black Caucus members. Open to everyone.
Calling is one of the best ways to get our members to vote! It’s easy and effective!
Do you, especially now, have time to make a few calls? Many of our members are at home, eager to receive them.
Learn how to phonebank at this online live training. For beginners or to refresh your skills or to share your experience! We’ll focus on the basics, take questions, describe the new texting feature and discuss how it will be to call in the current environment.
On our Second Tuesday we will be back at Bosso's in the Grund. If the weather is nice we will be outside on the Terrace. It's a great time to catch up, discuss the current events and politics and have a Pub Quiz.
We Need Your Ideas - Commemorating 100 Years of US Women’s Suffrage
August 26, 2020 marks 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, which was a major step in the fight for women's equality. DA Switzerland is planning to commemorate the milestone and inspire expat women in particular to take action in 2020.
Please join a brainstorming session on Zoom on July 14 at 19:30. Email Jamie Donahoe to receive the meeting details.
Join us for another book club session to discuss our selected books and current events.
We have two events this month: Choose from Sunday, July 12, 2020. 1-3:30 p.m. OR Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:30-9 p.m.
Read one of the following: People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph Stiglitz; John Bolton's The Room Where It Happened; or FREE CHOICE (any book you choose).
For more details including log-in info for Zoom meeting, current event questions, study guide questions, and book reviews, send an email to email@example.com.
During our July 14 meeting, we will focus on the so-called flippable states. We will learn which states are considered to be in play this November; how we can reach and engage with US expats who vote in those states; and how we can help flip those states to blue. In many states where the outcome is determined by 1% or less, overseas voters are that margin. If that doesn’t fly in the face of the argument “One vote doesn’t make a difference”, nothing does! Join us this Tuesday to learn what you can do to help.
We are now in the final days of registering to vote for the November 3rd US Presidential election. We need YOUR help to reach every single Democrats Abroad member in Australia and remind them they need to register before the deadline. Many of the people we have spoken to so far have either not realised or no remembered about requesting their ballot -- and they are very happy to get the reminder!Some numbers:
>> August 1st is the recommended deadline that US citizens abroad return their Federal Post Card Application
>> In June we made about 700 calls, leaving over 2700 members still to be telephoned to be sure they have requested their ballot
>> That's 87 people who need to be called each day in JulyThis is the most important thing Democrats Abroad Australia can be doing right now to vote Trump out of office - so let's get to work!If you've never phonebanked with Democrats Abroad before, join us on Wed 15 July at 6PM Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane, 5.30 Adelaide, 4PM Perth where we'll show you the ropes. You can also drop in any time during this time to ask questions or just let us know how it's going.Time: Jul 15, 2020 06:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84409407321If you have phonebanked with us before and just want to refresh your memory (OR if you want to phonebank any day and time on your own after 2PM AEST):
>> Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1HmkUFP_7voM2i_go2fCLd50HEc0a1W8DzV1FsM_zqV8/edit#slide=id.p3
>> Dos and Don'ts: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EYZhYeeMM1ib0-CIlaFEO6KIw3GVAVBzKiY4TH26rto/edit
Since many people are stuck at home, the DAUK Tax Committee has made all videos from our tax events over the last year available to watch as online on-demand videos until the new US tax filing deadline on July 15th.
Expat Tax 101 from March and all of the panel discussions from last year's Tax Day are available to buy once again. Videos cover tax and financial advice for young and old alike!
Please note that if you purchased the videos to watch before, you do not have to buy again, you can use the same link as previously sent to watch them again.
Looking to vote from abroad but don't know where to start? Have a specific question about voting from abroad? Want to learn how to check your voter registration status?
Join DA Germany's Vote from Abroad office hours on Wednesday, July 15 at 5:00 pm CEST for one-on-one support. We'll walk you through the process of voting from abroad, offering step-by-step instructions and answers to your state-specific questions.