Join Democrats Abroad Berlin for our first meeting of 2021!
Grab your drink of preference and switch on your computer as we take a look back on what we accomplished in 2020 and discuss what is in store for our chapter this coming year.
At the meeting, learn more about how organizing in Berlin helped play a role in winning the House, Senate and Presidency, find out how you can get involved as we move forward under the Biden administration, and have any questions you may have about our organization answered by a current board member.
We will round-off the meeting with a 20-30 minute happy hour.
This meeting will take place on WebEx. Please RSVP to receive the participation link.
- 2019-2021 Report from the Chair
- Review of 2020 accomplishments
- Slideshow: The best chapter photos of 2020
- Run for something! 2021 Democrats Abroad Berlin and Germany Elections
- Ask a question: Membership Q&A
- Open Floor: catch up with other members and chat about Biden's first two weeks in office
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Democrats Abroad Berlin is electing its next local leadership team! This team will lead one of Democrats Abroad's largest chapters through the 2022 midterms.
Democrats Abroad is the official representation of the Democratic Party outside of the United States and is equivalent to a state party within the Democratic National Committee.
The election will take place on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021. Five board members will be elected:
- Vice Chair,
- GOTV (Get Out The Vote) Coordinator,
- Membership and Volunteer Coordinator,
- and Communications and Press Officer.
All candidates will give a speech before voting commences. Be part of the largest American political community in Berlin and have a say in the direction that Democrats Abroad Berlin takes for the next two years!
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Please RSVP below to participate in this online election meeting. After RSVPing you will receive the participation link (Zoom).
Interested in Running?
Find out more about the positions, how the election works, and all the other details.
Learn more about being a candidate at one of the upcoming Information Sessions for Potential Candidates (not required)
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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! email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Organized Labor's Role in U.S. Elections - May Meeting
Taco Tuesday in Dresden
Info Session: U.S. Taxes While Living Abroad
May Political Pub Night – Zosch
Book Club Kickoff: The House on Mango Street
🌈LGBT Streetfest🌈- Save the date!
Sat. & Sun. July 20-21, 2019
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