It was wonderful seeing so many of you at Berlin’s March for Our Lives. Thank you for coming out to support the movement to end gun violence. You can see some photos of the event here; there are also videos of the speeches. KCRW Berlin covered the march as well.

We have a lot planned for in April, including our monthly meeting this week (Tuesday), as well as several special events — for details, keep on reading below!

April Meeting: Political Participation Workshop with Julius van der Laar

Tue. April 3, 2018, 7:30-9pm
Begegnungsstätte Falckensteinstraße, Falckensteinstr. 6, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
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For our April meeting, we’re hosting a workshop on political participation, campaigning, and how to make your voice heard. We’re excited to welcome Julius van de Laar, a former Obama campaigner and student organizer.

Obama Portrait Exhibition Tour & Book Signing with Pete Souza

Sun. April 15, 2018, 3-5pm
Museum The Kennedys, Auguststraße 11–13, 10117 Berlin
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Join Democrats Abroad Berlin for another special outing to the Museum THE KENNEDYS. This time, we’ll be taking part in a tour of the exhibition and book signing with Pete Souza, official Obama White House photographer. “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” is a collection of 65 of Souza’s photographs chronicling the Obama presidency.

Save The Date: April Political Pub Night!

Wed. April 18, 2018 from 7pm
Location: TBA

First Democrats Abroad Dresden Precinct Meeting

Fri. April 20, 2018, 6-8pm
Lloyd’s Cafe and Bar, Martin-Luther-Strasse 17, 01099 Dresden
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On Tyranny Book Discussion + Topography of Terror Joint Hamburg & Berlin Event

Sat. April 21, 2018 from 12pm
Yarok, Wilhelmstrasse 41A, 10963 Berlin
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Together with the Hamburg chapter, we will be reading the book On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder, which draw parallels between the current political climate in the U.S. and The Third Reich. We’ll meet at 12pm at Yarok Syrian Resturant for lunch and discussion of the book. After lunch, we will walk to Topography of Terror to explore this exhibit and draw specific parallels between our reading and history.