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Demo Sept. 8 – Unsere Erde Brennt!

AVA-Berlin will have a contingent at the Unsere Erde brennt! protest in front of the Kanzleramt (the German Chancellery at Willy-Brandt-Straße 1) this Saturday, tomorrow, September 8. Look for the AVA banner at 1 pm.

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September 6 Stammtisch 8 pm- Special Discussion

Join us for our monthly Stammtisch at Café Daddy (Kolonnenstrasse 50) with a very special presentation: Carolyn Loeb, whose field is the history of art and architecture, will be discussing the conclusions she’s reached about how the Berlin Wall Memorial, although … Continue reading

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AVA and CIEE Participated in Berlin Reads Sept. 2

AVA and CIEE (the open campus college study abroad program) took part in the Berlin reads (Berlin liest) campaign on Sunday, September 2. On this day, all Berliners were invited to join the international literature festival berlin by reading aloud from a work of their choice in … Continue reading

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August 2 Stammtisch 8 pm

Join us for our monthly Stammtisch at Café Daddy ( Kolonnenstrasse 50)—no lecture or theme this month—but there is plenty to discuss! Turkish menu!  

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Atrocities at the Border Speech

What would a sound, humane immigration policy look like? Ann Wertheimer’s speech to protest immigration atrocities (given at the demonstration on June 30 across from the American Embassy) lays out some principles and issues that Congress should consider. Click below … Continue reading

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Stammtisch July 5 – Speaker Ellen Rosen

This week we had a special speaker, Ellen Rosen, who told us about Frances Perkins, the principle architect of the New Deal. Ellen is working on her next book, which has the tentative title: Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor: A Woman Who … Continue reading

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Demo June 30 to Protest Immigration Atrocities

Saturday, June 30, AVAers will have another chance to protest the atrocities at the U.S.-Mexican border. We are joining The Coalition Berlin at Ebertstraße/Behrenstraße  at 1 pm. We hope to see lots of people there. Please bring your family and … Continue reading

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AVA joins Families Belong Together rally

Kita Krise organized a rally in front of the US Embassy on June 22, 2018 joined by AVA-Berlin and Democrats Abroad Berlin to protest the separation of children from their immigrant parents in the US. In the photo below, Ann Wertheimer, chair … Continue reading

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June 7 Stammtisch with Speaker

At our June 7 Stammtisch we will be having a special speaker, Rich Rosen, who will bring us up to date on the ever-hot topic of climate change policy and legislation, including the upcoming IPCC report on scenarios that might … Continue reading

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May 3rd Stammtisch

Join us for informal and thoughtful political discussion and food from the Turkish kitchen. Date and time:  Thursday, May 3rd; 8 pm to 10 pm Place: Cafe Daddy at Kolonnenstrasse 50

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