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    GBC All Members Meeting 2019

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    Please join us for our 2019 General Membership Meeting.

    On the call will be the GBC Caucus Chair, and members of the Steering Committee (our leadership team). This is an opportunity for you to get to know us, and for us to get to know you better. Please bring any questions you may have about the caucus.

     

    The meeting agenda is still being finalized.

    • Introductions/Overview of caucus
    • A word from DA International Chair, Julia Bryan
    • Report from DNC member, Adrianne George
    • Get Out The Vote (GOTV) and voting issues with Eileen Weinberg GOTV Team
    • Handling stress in the Trump Era
    • Election 2020
    • Volunteering in 2020
    • Outreach to American organizations abroad
    • Special Guest Speaker Deborah Robinson, MBA, Ph.D. Assistant Director, Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA) for International Projects and Director, #WeGlobal: African Americans Living Abroad Project Institute for Social Research University of Michigan, will join us to tell us about the #WeGlobal Project

     

    Call times in various time zones:

    • Vancouver- 5:00
    • Toronto-8:00
    • Washington DC - 8:00
    • UK - 13:00
    • Berlin - 14:00
    • Greece - 15:00
    • Thailand - 19:00
    • Shanghai- 20:00
    • Japan - 21:00
    • Australia  - 23:00

     

    After you RSVP, you will receive the connection information in an email. Please save this email.

    WHEN
    October 26, 2019 at 8am
    WHERE
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  • published Oct 17th Chapter Meeting and Upcoming Events in News 2019-10-12 03:06:05 -0400

    Oct 17th Chapter Meeting and Upcoming Events

    We are leaving the summer behind us, but we are greeting the fall with many activities that will enable you to be involved with Democrats Abroad, discuss issues with your fellow Americans, and learn how you can be an agent for change.

    Afternoon Phone Banking Party: Saturday, October 12th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Have fun calling other DA members to get out the vote, or just come to see what it’s all about. Help flip seats in important elections in Kentucky, Virginia, New Jersey, Mississippi and Louisiana.  If you don’t know how to phone bank, you can register online and get training from Democrats Abroad here. Then join fellow phone bankers and make your first phone banking calls. Enjoy yummy snacks and cool drinks, too. RSVP to kateannsawyerdemsabroad@gmail.com (subject line: Phone Banking).

     

    Frankfurt Chapter Meeting: Thursday, October 17th at 7:00pm

    The Frankfurt Chapter Discusses Voter Suppression. Join Derek Bembry, Head of the Germany Black Caucus and member of the Frankfurt Chapter, for an important talk about voter suppression and what you can do to stop it.

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    Other things to talk about: impeachment, the latest debate, and ideas for events. You make the difference, and all ideas are welcome.

    Meeting Location:
    SPD Haus (Unterberzirk Frankfurt)
    Fischerfeldstraße 7-11
    60311 Frankfurt am Main

    Meet us at 5:30pm for dinner before the meeting and/or drinks after the meeting.  Getting there at 6:00pm still gives you time to order a delicious meal before heading to the SPD Haus.

    Dinner Location:
    Moloko
    Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 1
    60311 Frankfurt

    Corner of Schöne Aussicht and Alte Brücke (5-minute walk to SPD Haus)

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    Eat, Drink & Be Scary: Friday, October 25th starting at 7:30pm: Join Democrats Abroad Germany for Halloween Costume Party and 2020 Fundraiser hosted by Wiesbaden-Mainz Chapter. Conveniently located near public transportation and inexpensive car-parking. For all the fun details, click here.

    Exclusive Museum Tour in English: POSTED! Reflections of Native North America Weltkulturen Museum: Wednesday, November 6th at 6:30pm, sharp!

     

     

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    Dr. Markus Lindner, curator of the exhibition PLAKATIERT!, will guide us in the life of the indigenous peoples as shown in posters and artifacts. The tour is one hour, after which we will have a light meal at a nearby restaurant.

    If any of you have Native American heritage, it would be a pleasure if you shared your impressions and experiences with us.

    This event is a Frankfurt Chapter fundraiser (15€) so non-American guests should be paid for by the American member, per DA rules. Please RSVP here, as places are limited. Weltkulturen Museum Labor, Schaumainkai 37, Frankfurt.


  • EXCLUSIVE TOUR IN ENGLISH: POSTED! REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE NORTH AMERICA, WELTKULTUREN MUSEUM

    Dr. Markus Lindner, curator of the exhibition PLAKATIERT!, will guide us in the life of the indigenous peoples as shown in posters and artifacts. The tour is one hour, after which we will have a light meal at a nearby restaurant.

    If any of you have Native American heritage, it would be a pleasure if you shared your impressions and experiences with us.

    This event is a Frankfurt Chapter fundraiser (15€) so non-American guests should be paid for by the American member, per DA rules. Please RSVP, as places are limited. Weltkulturen Museum Labor, Schaumainkai 37, Frankfurt

     

    WHEN
    November 06, 2019 at 6:30pm
    WHERE
    WELTKULTUREN MUSEUM
    Schaumainkai 37
    Frankfurt am Main 60594
    Germany
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    €15.00 EUR · 4 rsvps rsvp

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  • published DA Frankfurt Chapter is one the move! Join Us! in News 2019-05-23 14:43:19 -0400

    DA Frankfurt Chapter is one the move! Join Us!

    Spring is now in bloom in Frankfurt, and the DA Frankfurt Chapter is on the move, with a series of interesting events and volunteer activities planned for the coming months. Now is the time to get involved, join us for phone banking, meet other expats and friends, and participate in DA Frankfurt activities, including a Memorial Day visit to the American Cemetery in Luxembourg, and debate watch parties in June.

    REMINDER: The next DAG Frankfurt meeting will take place on Thursday, June 13th at 7pm.    The location will be announced shortly.


    Upcoming DA Frankfurt Events

    Memorial Day Event, May 25th: DA Frankfurt is invited to join friends from the DA Wiesbaden/Mainz Chapter and DA Luxembourg Chapter on a trip to the American Cemetery in Luxembourg to attend their annual Memorial Day ceremony on Saturday, May 25th at 2:00 pm. If you're interested in attending, please contact Evie Walls from the Wiesbaden/Mainz chapter at eviewalls@yahoo.com. Attendance is free and open to the public.

    Debate Watch Parties, June 27th and 28th: The 2019 Democratic Party debates begin next month, and with over 20 candidates in the race for President, the Democratic President debates are must-see viewing. The DA Frankfurt and Wiesbaden chapters plan to host debate watch parties in Frankfurt on June 27th and 28th, and all our invited to attend to learn more about the platforms and positions of each candidates, meet members from the Wiesbaden/Mainz chapter, connect with friends from the Frankfurt chapter, and eat and drink. Maddy agreed to help organize the events, and is looking for volunteers to help out. Please email Maddy at d.r.a.maddy@gmail.com if you want to help organize the events.

    July 4th Social Event: July 4th means—BBQ, potato salad, and beer. DA Frankfurt is interested in hosting a social BBQ or picnic to celebrate July 4th. Since July 4th falls on a Thursday this year, the proposal is to host the event on Saturday, July 6th. Interested in helping to organize or host the event? Please email Maddy at d.r.a.maddy@gmail.com to let him know.

    The Christopher Street Gay Pride, July 20th: The Christopher Street Gay Pride event is an annual tradition for the Frankfurt Chapter, as the event provides an opportunity for LGBT people and their friends/allies to have fun and celebrate Pride Month, and also to meet other Americans, register voters, and talk about the issues. This year’s event will take place on July 20th, and our friends from the DA Wiesbaden/Mainz chapter will join us. We are looking for volunteers to organize and attend the event. Please reach out to Diandra from the Wiesbaden chapter at wiesbaden-mainz@democratsabroad.de if you are interested.


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