May Events: Organized Labor in Elections, Tax Info Session & Book Club Kickoff

This Tuesday, join us for our May meeting: Organized Labor's Role in U.S. Elections, with guest speaker Thomas J. Adams, whose research focuses on the history of American labor, political economy, and social movements as well as New Orleans.

Our U.S. tax info session will be on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019. If you haven't RSVPed yet, the venue is currently at capacity. You're welcome to come, in case there are no-shows ►Details

May political pub nightwill be at Zosch in Mitte on Wednesday May 15th, 2019. Get a beer with Americans and friends, and maybe even catch some New Orleans jazz later in the evening. ►Details & RSVP here

We're also really excited to announce the Democrats Abroad Book Clubin Berlin. The first meeting will take place on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at Coffee Fellows in Prenzlauer Berg. We'll be discussing the novella "The House on Mango Street" and choosing books for the next few months. ►More Book Club info

Want to get involved? Drop us a line by emailing berlin@democratsabroad.de.


Updates

We need your help this summer: 4th of July & LGBT Stadtfest

Do you throw a great party? We're looking for help for our summer events, when we reach out to the greater American community in Berlin. If you'd like to help us coordinate these events (or another one), please get in touch! volunteers@democratsabroad.de

Host a Democrats Abroad Berlin meetup!

We're asking for your help to make more events happen in more parts of Berlin. If you'd like to put together a playground gathering, a letter-writing group, discussions over dinner, or anything else that helps bring Americans living in Berlin together, please get in touch. We'd love to see more diverse get-togethers in all the Berlin neighborhoods -- from Friedenau to Weissensee and everywhere in-between.

Write in with your idea or proposal: board@demsinberlin.de

Democrats Abroad Germany's Volunteer Survey

Democrats Abroad's Germany-level leadership is conducting a survey of potential volunteers, to figure out what your interests, unique talents, and special skills are. If you'd like to respond, take the survey

2019 Elections in KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, PA, & VA

There are local, state and federal elections in 2019. If you vote in Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, or Virginia, there are elections in 2019. Pennsylvania's 12th District and North Carolina's 3rd and 9th districts will have special elections for seats in the US House of Representatives. It may not be a presidential election year, but please remember to request your ballot and vote!

►Go to VoteFromAbroad.org and request your overseas ballot today!


Upcoming Events

Organized Labor's Role in U.S. Elections - May Meeting

Tue. May 7, 2019, 7:30-9pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstr. 6, 10997 Berlin (U1 Schlesisches Tor)
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Taco Tuesday in Dresden

Tue. May 7, 2019, 7:30-9pm
The Evil Burrito Dresden, Bischofsweg 10 Dresden-Neustadt 01097
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Info Session: U.S. Taxes While Living Abroad

Wed. May 8, 2019, 7:30-9pm
Cookies and Cream, Kremmener Straße 8, 10435 Berlin-Mitte (U8 Bernauer, U2 Eberswalder, M10 Wolliner)
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May Political Pub Night – Zosch

Wed. May 15, 2019, from 7pm
Zosch, Tucholskystr. 30, 10117 Berlin-Mitte (S Oranienburger Strasse, U6 Oranienburger Tor)
RSVP | Facebook

Book Club Kickoff: The House on Mango Street

Thu. May 30, 2019, 7-8:30pm
Coffee Fellows 2nd Floor, Danziger Str. 1, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg (U2 Eberswalder Strasse)
RSVP | Facebook

🌈LGBT Streetfest🌈- Save the date!

Sat. & Sun. July 20-21, 2019
Nollendorfplatz, Berlin-Schöneberg
Volunteer

We are excited to be part of the Lesbisch-Schwules Stadtfest(Motzstrassenfest) on July 20 & 21 in Schöneberg. The street festival is an annual highlight for Democrats Abroad Berlin. We will have a booth on both days where we’ll mingle with attendees, sell DA swag, and register Americans abroad to vote. We're looking for volunteers to help out for shifts of a few hours (or more) over the weekend. It's a fun festival with a great atmosphere, so grab a friend and sign up for a shift or two together: https://volunteersignup.org/48B78