For October, we will be reading and discussing The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss. This is part of a Swiss-wide DACH celebration for the 19th amendment ratification. We are encouraging members from around the country to join and are extremely excited to announce that Elaine Weiss will be joining our meeting!
Interested in participating but haven't read the book? We have a supply of both versions of the book available for CHF 15. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to obtain a copy!
While unprecedented fires rage in the West, tropical storms and hurricanes ravage the South, and biodiversity rests in the balance, we set our sights on November 3rd.
Following the first Presidential Debate and preceding the only Vice Presidential Debate, ProDA Austria convenes online (pizza optional) to discuss what the two major campaigns propose to combat climate change. Andreas Beckmann, Regional CEO at WWF Central and Eastern Europe, will offer opening remarks, focusing on biodiversity, and ProDA Austria members will provide talking points for our open discussion of the Republican and Democratic climate change plans . . . . RSVP to receive the Zoom link information.
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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.
Phone banking helps voter turnout by calling members and reminding them to request & send back their ballots!
Join our phone banking party and help us reach our goal of contacting all of our members voting from swing states. Meet your neighbors in Charlottenburg & Wilmersdorf, and work together to ensure fellow Americans living abroad are keeping an eye out for their ballots and sending them back right away!
Phone banking is easy and straightforward. All you will need is your computer – **not a tablet**, **not a smartphone** – and headphones, if you have a set. At the beginning of each phone banking party we will have a training session, so newcomers are very welcome!
Note: this is a phone banking event at a member's home, please RSVP in advance so we can send you the address - and space is limited. You will need to bring your own computer and headset in order to attend.
You can help out by sharing this event with your American friends and acquaintances in Berlin! As always, we welcome new faces, even if you’ve never attended a meeting or an event before.
Hygiene & Safety
Callers will respect the recommended 1.5 meter distance, and windows will be opened for ventilation. The number of participants is limited, so please only RSVP if you are definitely attending. The safety of our community members comes first.
How to Sign Up To Phonebank
Detailed instructions available here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/phonebanking
It just takes a few steps to start calling:
- Log in at https://www.democratsabroad.org/login
- Join the phone banking team volunteer team: https://www.democratsabroad.org/voter_support_team
- You’ll get an email from firstname.lastname@example.org to activate your CallHub account and set a password
- Review the training materials: https://www.democratsabroad.org/phonebanking#training
- Get calling!
Democrats Abroad is making sure every U.S. citizen in Germany can vote in the November election. Here in Bremen, we are committed to doing the same! Join us for our first October Zoom Meetup to discuss our local Get Out the Vote initiatives and other opportunities to mobilize Americans across Germany and the world. We will also have time to discuss the state of political affairs and current events in the U.S. together.So grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join your fellow Democrats in Bremen for good conversation and camaraderie!A Zoom link will be provided to those who RSVP.
Join us for our Young Dems Pub Night at Café Rüdigerhof. Election Day is right around the corner and we‘re looking forward to meeting many (first time?) voters. Come grab a beer at one of the nicest Schanigarten Vienna has to offer!
Join us on October 6th at 3PM Eastern Time for a conversation with Sefariana Day and Khalil Lee.RSVP Below and the Zoom details will be sent to you the day before the event.Sefariana Day:
Seferiana Day has over a decade of experience in community organizing, local government, and electoral and issue campaigns, most recently serving as the Washington State Community Organizing Director for Warren for President. Seferiana seeks to increase representation through political and civic engagement, skillfully building coalitions to negotiate policy and advance community priorities within government and private sector institutions.Khalil Lee:
Born and raised in Washington DC. Attended University of Vermont, Majored in History, minored in Speech &Debate. Attended Wake Forest for Grad School. As National Political Organizer at Amy For America his responsibilities were Political outreach, garnering endorsements, writing remarks, scheduling/ advance, event building and staffing the Senator.
This social event is open to our members only due to limited seating. We welcome you all to come and interact with fellow Americans in the region and engage in American political discussions. So join us for a Zoom Political Wine! Pour yourself a glass of rosé, and let’s chat.
In this Zoom meeting, there will a limitation of 20 virtual seats, so please RSVP NOW! If this event is sold out and all seats have been taken, you can join our waiting list by emailing email@example.com. The link to the Zoom meeting and password will be sent to you directly by email on the date of the event.
When Joe Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate, many of us thought first about how much fun it would be to watch her debate Vice President Pence. Harris's background as a prosecutor and Attorney General of California are on display every time she examines someone, including her viral grilling of now-Justice Kavanaugh, and Democrats around the world are excited to see how she'll do in the Vice Presidential Debate.
Please join us for a watch party for the Vice Presidential Debate on Thursday 8 October. Note Australian Daylight Savings Time will have begun: the time is 12:00pm-1:30pm AEST (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra) / 11:00am-12:30pm Brisbane. We will be watching the Washington Post livestream of the debate on Zoom and there will be a space for us to chat with each other about what we're seeing.
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Did you know every eligible American living abroad can vote in U.S. elections this year?
Do you have questions about how to vote? Click the chat bubble at the bottom of this screen and we can help you find the answers.
Join us October 8th, or any Thursday till November to speak to a volunteer LIVE on Zoom about questions you're having about voting from abroad. We'll be here from 6-10pm CEST (Paris) / 12-4pm (U.S. Eastern)
How is it done on Zoom? You'll come into the main room and be paired 1:1 with a volunteer into a breakout room to ensure privacy and that you can get all your questions answered. It couldn't be easier.
More information: The easiest way to request your ballot is at VoteFromAbroad.org. It takes just a few minutes to complete and send in your form to the US state where you last lived. The website will guide you step by step. In most cases it’s pretty simple. But if you’re new to voting abroad, or if you haven’t done it in a while, you may have additional questions. That’s why we’ll be here every Sunday until election day to help.
If you can’t make it, you can always email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send in your question through our online help bubble, and a volunteer will get back to you.
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Meeting ID: 910 9034 4003