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  • Last Pub Night of 2017: Weihnachtsmarkt-style & January events: Women's March & Voter Registration

    This is our last "reminder" blog post of the year. You'll find the details of our last pub night in 2017 on Wednesday below, as well as some exciting  dates to mark in your calendar for January 2018. Next week, we'll be sending out an end-of-year message to revisit the most important moments in Berlin of 2017 -- and what a year full of ups and down it has been.

    December Pub Night - Weihnachtsmarkt

    Wed. Dec 20th, 2018 from 18:45
    Weihnachtsmarkt vor dem Schloss Charlottenburg, Spandauer Damm 20, 14059 Berlin
    Meeting Point: Under the sign at the main entrance
    RSVP | Facebook

    No Meeting on January 2nd, 2018

    In lieu of our regular first-Tuesday meeting, we encourage you to visit the Stammtisch of our friends at American Voices Abroad Berlin on Thursday, January 4th, 2018
    Details | Facebook

    January Pub Night: Save the date!

    Wed. January 17th, 2018 from 7pm

    This will be the first pub night of 2018! In addition to great drinks and company, this is your first chance to confirm your voter registration and request your absentee ballot.

    2018 Women’s March Berlin

    Sun. January 21st, 2018
    Brandenburger Tor (Exact route & time to be updated, permit pending)
    RSVP | Facebook

    We march to

    • Commemorate last year’s marches that took place across the world
    • Demonstrate that our solidarity, strength, and persistence are here to stay
    • Make our demands for gender equality heard, including:
      • Equal pay for equal work
      • Awareness of sexual assault and harassment
      • Lack of equal representation in politics
      • Reproductive rights and the right to choose

    We came together in 2017 to show the world that women are here to fight. Now let’s come together again to remind everyone that we are still here and we are still fighting. Women’s rights are human rights! Let’s take a stand for human rights and social justice.


  • published November pub night at BRLO & more upcoming events in News 2017-11-14 10:12:42 -0500

    November pub night at BRLO & more upcoming events

    We had a great turnout for our workshop last week on talking politics with conservative relatives (and other people you disagree with). To see a few photo, check out this photo album. Thanks again to Joanna Mikulski for leading the workshop!

    A small group also visited the Kennedys Museum the weekend before for the opening of the Obama: An Intimate Portrait exhibit (photos here).

    Read on for details on our pub night (tomorrow!), the December cookie swap, and events to mark in your calendar (get one from the Women's Caucus!) coming up in 2018.

    November Political Pub Night - BRLO

    Wed. Nov 15, 2017 from 7pm
    BRLO Brwhouse, Schöneberger Str. 16, 10963 Berlin
    ▶︎RSVP | Facebook

    December Holiday Cookie Swap

    Tue. Dec 5th, 2017, 7:30-9pm
    Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstraße 6, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
    As 2017 comes to an end, we’d like to take a moment to reflect together on all of the things we’ve done as Democrats in Berlin this year.

    Like our 4th of July potluck, we're asking members to bring cookies or other traditional holiday treats (sweet or savory) to share. Let us know what you're bringing using this potluck form. If you can help out with setup, cleanup, drinks, or our info/materials table, please sign up for a volunteer shift.
    ▶︎RSVP | Volunteer | Facebook

    2018 Women's Caucus Calendar

    Support Democrats Abroad's women's caucus by buying a high-quality calendar for 2018. Remind yourself to celebrate women's firsts every day of the year. These make wonderful gifts and are shipping now! ▶︎Order yours today

    Upcoming Events

    Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing the World with journalist Amy Goodman

    Sat. Nov 18, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm
    Festsaal Kreuzberg, Am Flutgraben 2, 12435 Berlin
    Facebook (Please note: this is not a Democrats Abroad event)

    Women's March Anniversary

    Sat. Jan 21, 2018 - save the date!
    We're planning to celebrate and re-energize by commemorating the anniversary of the Women's March with events in Berlin, other parts of Germany, and around the world. To get involved, contact [email protected]

    2018 Annual General Meeting

    Fri. Feb 23 - Sun. Feb 25, 2018
    Stiftung Kultur Palast Hamburg, Öjendorfer Weg 30a, 22119 Hamburg, Germany
    Every year members of Democrats Abroad from all over Germany gather in person to discuss issues in the U.S. and plan our activities for the coming year. With midterm elections quickly approaching, join us in Hamburg to learn more about how you can be an active part of getting out the vote, meet other Democrats living in Germany, and shape the organization.


  • How to Talk 💭 Politics w/Conservative Relatives🗯 & Upcoming Special 🗳 Elections

    Before we get to what's happening in Berlin, here's an update on what's going on in the U.S.:

    There are special and general elections coming up this week in many states, whose outcomes matter! Click on your state below to see more details about voting in these races:

    You can also help by signing up to phone bank. Call your fellow Democrats abroad to make sure they're voting!

    Upcoming Events

    Here's what we've got going on in Berlin in the next several weeks. We hope we'll see you at one of these upcoming events!

    November Workshop: Talking Politics with Conservative Relatives

    Tue. Nov. 7, 2017 from 7:30-9pm
    Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstr 6, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
    RSVP | Facebook

    What does science tell us about how to talk politics with people we disagree with?

    Joanna Mikulski, an expert in behavior change communications, will lead a fun and interactive workshop designed to help you put the best ideas from research to use when communicating about hot or sensitive topics. She'll draw on lessons from both from her time at the White House Office of Management and Budget and as the managing director of Assemblyfor, a creative communications and strategy agency.

    You'll walk away with tips and tools relevant for day-to-day activism - whether while making calls to your representatives or debating with your conservative relatives over the holidays.

    November Pub Night

    Wed. Nov 15th, 2017 at 7pm
    Location TBA

    Save the Date! December Cookie Swap

    Tue. Dec 5th, 2017 from 7:30-9pm
    Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstr 6, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg


  • Fall events: Commemorate MLK, Call with Sen. Warren, and Meet Howard Dean in Berlin!

    We're jumping into fall with a vengeance -- join us this Wednesday for a reading & reflection 53 years after MLK's speech in Berlin. on Sunday, Democrats Abroad is holding a global call with Elizabeth Warren -- let's watch it together! We've also got pub night coming up, our 2018 midterm elections kickoff with Howard Dean, plus the annual Oktoberfest extravaganza in Munich.


    On Wed. September 13th, 2017, we're visiting St. Marienkirche Berlin (St. Mary’s Church) in Mitte to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermon there 53 years ago, we'll hold a reading of his sermon "East or West - God's Children," and reflect on King's themes of faith, reconciliation, and social justice, and how those topics in 1964 pertain to the modern struggle in the U.S.

    Wed. Sep 13th, 2017, from 6-9pm
    St. Marienkirche Berlin, Karl-Liebknecht-Str, 8, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
    RSVP | Facebook


    Senator Elizabeth Warren is joining Democrats Abroad for a call on Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at 3:30pm. In Berlin, we're hosting a party to watch the call together at our chapter chair's apartment. We will have some drinks and snacks, but feel free to bring more snacks to share.

    Please RSVP to this event on our website, and we will send you the address:

    Sun. Sep 17th, 2017, from 3-5pm
    10857 Berlin-Schöneberg
    RSVP | Facebook


    Wed. Sep 20th, 2017 from 7-10pm
    Schleusenkrug, Müller-Breslau-Straße, 10623 Berlin-Tiergarten
    RSVP | Facebook


    On October 5th, join Democrats Abroad Berlin and Howard Dean as we get ready for the 2018 midterms. Find ways to get more involved in the Berlin chapter, network with other activists groups in Berlin, help raise funds for the Berlin chapter to reach out to the 20,000 US citizens living in Berlin, and ask Howard Dean a question - all in one night!

    Thu. Oct 5th, 2017 from 5-8pm
    Babylon Kino, Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
    Tickets | Details | Facebook


    Each ticket includes, a reserved seat in the “Gallerie,” a half roasted chicken (vegetarian options available), 2 liters of Spaten beer (other beverage options, too), and 10-euro coupon for other purchases.

    Sun. Oct 1st, 2017 11am - 2:30pm
    Schottenhammel Tent, Theresienwiese, 80336 Munich
    Get Tickets


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