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April 2019

Climate change: Individual vs. Collective Action – April Meeting

April 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany

Immediate action is needed to protect our environment and to drastically decrease carbon emissions. Facing this imminent threat brings up the question: what can I do? We're excited to welcome special guests Georg Kössler, Green politician (MdA) in the Berlin state parliament (Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin), spokesperson on the climate, environment, fair trade, and club culture for the German Green Party in Berlin, and Lubomila Jordanova from Plan A, a data-driven action platform in the fight against climate change. Food & Drinks There will…

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May 2019

May Meeting: Organized Labor’s Role in the U.S. Elections

May 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany

Labor groups have historically played an important role in Democratic and progressive politics. With attacks on unions and workers' rights over the years, the role of unions in electoral politics has had to change as well. Join Democrats Abroad Berlin for our May meeting as we discuss the influence of labor unions in presidential elections, and in the primary process in particular. We're excited to welcome special guest Thomas J. Adams who will offer his take on the modern state…

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August 2019

Democratic Primary Debate Bingo & Fundraiser

August 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany
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Join us to watch the best clips from the Democratic Primary Debates in July and play bingo for a good cause: raising funds for the 2020 Berlin 'Get out the Vote' headquarters. Did a candidate speak in Spanish? Did Bernie Sanders say 'huge'? Will someone reference the Mueller report? Mark your square and hope for a straight line of five! Prizes include movie tickets, ice cream gift certificates, and Democrats Abroad-themed t-shirts, tote bags, buttons, and more. Of course there…

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November 2019

Quiz Night: How Well Do You Know the 2020 Presidential Candidates?

November 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany
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Who doesn't love a good game of trivia? Test your knowledge of the 2020 field of Democratic presidential candidates at Democrats Abroad Berlin's first trivia night on a cozy November evening. The game will consist of four rounds of questions (including a music round). All the questions will pertain to the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and their campaigns, with a few general presidential questions to spice things up. To play, we're asking for a 1€ donation per person. There will…

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December 2019

Holiday Cookie Swap & Volunteer Appreciation Night

December 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6
Berlin, 10997 Germany

Join us for our last monthly meeting of 2019! Let's celebrate all the progress we've made in state and local elections, in holding the Trump administration accountable, and the hard work of our Berlin volunteers who have made all our efforts and events possible this past year. You are not obliged to just bring cookies, but feel free to bring any kind of snacks, savory or sweet, you would like to share. We will provide Glühwein and other drinks for…

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January 2020

January 2020 Kickoff Meeting

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Castle, Invalidenstr. 129
Berlin, 10115 Germany

Come out to Democrats Abroad Berlin's first meeting of 2020. We will begin by going over our 2019 accomplishments and challenges and then transition into a discussion on important dates, events, and our plans to mobilize for both the Global Presidential Primary (March 3rd-8th) and the General Election in November. This evening, learn about the many different ways you can get involved, and most importantly: how you can help us register the 20,000 US citizens living in Berlin! We will…

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February 2020

February Meeting in Berlin: Iowa Caucuses, Global Primary, Register to Vote

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brauhaus Südstern, Hasenheide 69
Berlin, 10967 Germany

Come out to Democrats Abroad Berlin's February meeting! We'll be talking about the Iowa caucuses, the Global Presidential Primary in Berlin, how you can get active this year, and all the other current political topics. We will have several volunteers at the meeting who answer any questions you have about registering to vote and requesting your ballot. RSVP It's not required, but RSVP here so we have a rough idea of how many people to expect and adjust our reservation.…

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April 2020

Office Hours with Democrats Abroad Berlin Chair Diego Rivas

April 9 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Socially distancing – but politically active! To continue our mission of helping Americans abroad to vote, we are launching virtual office hours with the Berlin chapter's chair, Diego Rivas. Join in for a short video conference every two weeks, so you can keep up-to-date with all the Democrats Abroad Berlin events and other news. It's an opportunity to get informed, connect the Democrats Abroad Berlin community online, learn how to get more involved, and ask questions. If you have questions about…

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April Chapter Meeting (online)

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We hope you're staying in and staying healthy, right now. We think it's even more important to reach out and support each other during these difficult times, so we're going online for our chapter meetings! Join us for the first virtual Berlin chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, from 7:30-8:30pm. RSVP Please RSVP in advance so we can send you the link to join the online video call (WebEx). Democrats Abroad has put together a simple guide to using…

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June 2020

June Chapter Meeting (online)

June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We hope you're staying in and staying healthy, in these difficult times. We think it's crucial to keep in touch and support each other right now, so we're keeping our monthly chapter meetings -- just online! At this meeting, we'll be discussing upcoming online events, virtual volunteering, and more. Join us for the virtual Berlin chapter meeting on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, from 7:30-8:30pm. RSVP Note: this is an online call so you will need an internet connection in order to…

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