1. Technicalities of Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary (GPP)
- vote in-person in 30 locations in Germany or per Mail/Email
- Same- Day Registration – or register right away on DA website to receive notifications
- Pro-tip: Register with the DA AND your home state to vote in GPP and down ballot in home state.
2. Networking Germany for Bernie
- Existing groups in Munich, Leipzig, Dresden, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Hamburg?
- Facebook groups to be made for every major city/region – please check back for announcement (when all groups are linked) – or already get your friends to search and add themselves. E.g. “Munich for Bernie” “Cologne for Bernie..” etc.
- Posters and Flyers for EVERY voting location is on the website – download / print / request prints – germanyforbernie.com
- Looking for Bernie people in every city, at the very least to put up posters – connect friends/berners via facebook or firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter or any social media account
- Bonus – register with DA and volunteer at the polls at every location
Side note: ca. 200,000 U.S. Citizens in Germany, 20,000 in Berlin – in 2016 the total number who voted in the GPP in Germany was 3,000.
3. Canvassing Berlin! 20,000 U.S. citizens to reach
- INFORM people of GPP – most people are open to Bernie but unaware of possibility to vote from abroad easily
- Telegram groups for 5 Bezirks in Berlin for canvassing purposes – links below
- Feel free to write, suggest tabling / canvassing / postering / stickering dates and times.
- Flyers and Posters always available – ask anytime or pick up more at any meeting.
- Shout out to Marissa Hsu for amazing design! 🙂
– Universities, Colleges, international schools
– Language schools
– English-speaking clubs, theaters
– Party neighborhoods – Bars, clubs – also possible to canvass when people are waiting in line
– Concerts, comedy clubs
– Friends, friends of friends
– tabling outside Ubahn / Entrances to places
– all ideas welcomed
– Posters in workplaces, schools, cafés, supermarkets, bulletin boards anywhere
– Bernie Beats Trump Stickers for pick-up and for stickering everywhere
4. Events Feburary 2020!
- Feb 11 in Ma Halle – Panel on Bernie + Socialism
- Event in Prachtwerk – Townhall style + party
- More events very welcomed! Let’s fill Feburary with events before Global Presidential Primary begins on March 3rd
- Any ideas + to help out, please get in touch with Olivia (Telegram or email@example.com)
5. Fundraising Germany For Bernie
1. internet for phonebanking and events – router + hotspot + SIM karte subscription
2. email server
3. flyers and posters for distribution
4. travel / postage costs for helping groups in other cities
- Paypal account to be set up for private sharing
- Sell T-shirts, donations at events
6. TELEGRAM LINKS
Invite link for main Berlin Bernie group:
Canvassing groups by Berlin Neighborhoods (please join!):
Wilmersdorf – Charlottenburg – Schöneberg – Spandau
Mitte – Tiergarten – Moabit
Wedding – Prenzlauer Berg – Pankow – Weisensee
Friedrichschain – Kreuzberg – Neukölln – Treptow – Köpenick
Steglitz – Zehlendorf – Dahlem – Tempelhof – Lichterfelde
Fun / Support / Discussion Groups:
Germany for Bernie Discussion Group
Bernie Texts “Best of” – for texts that need to be saved for posterity
Bernie Dank Meme Stash