Heidelberg

Welcome to Democrats Abroad Heidelberg!

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DA Heidelberg is a chapter of DA Germany, the official country committee for US Democrats living in Germany. We almost always meet on the First Friday starting at 6:30 P.M. of each month (exceptions are during the winter holidays), and our usual meeting place is the Zum Achter restaurant (Neuenheimer Landstraße 3a, Heidelberg). There’s a lot going on, so watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events, which we have year-round. If you are interested in joining us for discussion, or volunteering, please get in touch.

 

Nancy Schimkat, Chapter Chair
Democrats Abroad Germany - Heidelberg Chapter
[email protected]

 

DA Heidelberg Leadership:

Daniel Hoever-Eckardt
| Heidelberg Chapter Chair
Nicole Colaianni
| Heidelberg Vice Chair
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  • News

    Heidelberg Has New Leadership!

    Heidelberg had its 2021 Chapter elections on 5th of February, and unanimously elected Daniel Hoever-Eckardt as Chair andNicole Colaianni as Vice-Chair. Congratulations you two! We look forward to your leadership.

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    2021 Heidelberg Chapter Elections

    Heidelberg will be holding chapter elections on February 5.   Click here for the details.

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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 03:00 PM Berlin Time · 1 rsvp
    Zoom in Zoom, Germany

    DA Germany August Online Meet and Greet

    Join Kenton Barnes, DA Germany Chair, and Emily Lines, DA Germany Vice Chair, for an online "Meet and Greet" on Sunday, August 29th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We'll discuss our organization's structure and goals, introduce ourselves as the leaders of DA Germany, and discuss ways you can get involved as a volunteer with DA Germany and with your local chapter.

    Whether you're a long-time member or completely new to DA Germany, we warmly welcome all members to join us for this afternoon event. We hope to answer any questions you may have about DA Germany, as well as foster a lively, productive discussion with each other. 

    To actively participate in the event, you will need a computer with an internet connection as well as a working microphone. 

    Please RSVP to the event if you'd like to attend. Once you have RSVP'd, you will receive the login link. We hope many of you can join us! 

    Wednesday, September 01, 2021 at 07:30 PM Berlin Time · 5 rsvps
    Zoom in Berlin, Germany

    Texans Abroad - Ann Richards’ Global Birthday Celebration

    Ann Richards’ Global Birthday Celebration

    Texas has its own “45” – and she was a force of nature! Governor Ann Richards was the last Democratic governor of the Lone Star State, larger-than-life and down-to-earth. She was a champion of women, children, people of color and working-class people. Her sharp wit was legendary.

    Join Texans Abroad as we celebrate her life and legacy with a global live stream featuring Official Musician of Texas Sara Hickman, Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Pérez, Dr. Eliz Markowitz, Jana Lynne Sanchez and many more. 

    We will get caught up on the good, the bad, and the ugly at the 87th Texas Legislature and preview the upcoming special session on redistricting. Most importantly, you will find out how you can help prepare for the 2022 midterm elections – many hands make light work and there’s work a-plenty to break the GOP stranglehold on Texas and in D.C.

    As part of the global celebration, we are asking you to show your love for Ann by submitting a photo of yourself at a local landmark – wherever in the world you are, whether it’s a far-flung village or a booming metropolis. We’ve created a birthday sign for you to download and print. All you need to do is fill in your location, snap a photo  for our photo collage and submit it using this FORM or to the email address below. It’s that easy! ***Deadline: August 15.

    All democracy-loving folks are welcome to attend! You don’t need to be a Texan to enjoy the show. Donations are optional, but we recommend a contribution of $20.22 to help us reach voters across the globe in the coming Midterms!

    Please let us know if you have any questions or would like to be involved. You can reach us at [email protected] and be sure to follow us on Twitter @TXAbroad

    “I was tested by fire, and the fire lost.” – Ann Richards (1933-2006)