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For migrant organizations, multipliers and public institutions

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Expert discussion "Youth Welfare Office Meets Pankow MigrantOrganizations"


12/12/2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Town hall Pankow | Breitestr. 24a-26, 13187 Berlin

The youth welfare office plays an essential role in the integration work of migrants. At the same time, migrant organizations also have intercultural skills in integration work and can close gaps with their offers on site that state integration offers do not cover. They have access to migrants and know their needs. As a strategic partner in integration work, migrant organizations have experienced an increase in importance for the rule structure in the past. For this it is assumed that there is access to and knowledge of both cooperation partners. This is where the technical discussion begins and aims to:

Getting to know each other
Insight into the structures of the youth welfare office and their working methods
Insight into the project work and offers of the migrant organizations

The event is aimed at all interested employees of the youth welfare office as well as representatives of the migrant organizations and advisory institutions in Pankow.

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Fairy tale told ... in your language


November 8, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Whether in Polish, Hebrew, Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish, Dari, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian or Quechua - the fairy tales are also told in German. The 3rd Pankower Bilingual Fairy Tale Days will take place parallel to the 29th Berlin Fairy Tale Days 2018 from November 8th to 25th, 2018. The series of events is organized by numerous Pankow migrant organizations under the umbrella of the Tandem Project MIGRAPOWER, MeM eV & VIA eV, which work together with the city libraries to strengthen multilingualism. The readings are free and last around 45 minutes. Admission is free.

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"... or comparable qualification"

–Life ways beyond the norm


11/5/2018 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Town hall Pankow
Breite Str.24a-26, 13187 Berlin

Certificates open up access to education, qualification measures and the job market in this country. Those who cannot provide an official certificate often lose out.

In the process, people with a non-straightforward educational bourgeois biography have often acquired valuable skills that neither school nor a career convey. You grew up multilingual; You have intercultural skills in dealing with authorities; In the daily family upbringing and care, they continuously qualify themselves in all matters of age-specific needs; They compensate for disadvantages that society brings to people with disabilities.

At our diversity symposium, we want to give precisely these people the opportunity to have their say and ask the question: Which boss, which employer, which university can actually afford to do without them?

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Group tour


16.10.2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meeting at 9:30 a.m. in front of the AGH

In the workshop series "Political Participation", various aspects and levels of political participation for Berliners with a migration background were examined. At the request of the MO participating in the workshops, we want to take a look at political practice in Berlin and visit the Berlin Parliament - the Berlin House of Representatives.

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Symposium “Multilingualism in Early Childhood

Multilingualism in early childhood

Date: September 26, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Rathaus Pankow (Breite Str.24a-26, 13187 Berlin)

Under the title "Language for Health - Health for Language", we want to focus this year's event on multilingualism in early childhood from the perspective of the health system. Together with the child and youth health service, we want to discuss the development potential and obstacles of multilingual children, address possible stumbling blocks during school enrollment examinations and clarify the information requirements for parents of multilingual children.

The event is organized by the Pankow migrant women organizations: Sprachcafe Polish and MaMis en Movimiento. The symposium is supported and accompanied by the Migrapower project as well as the Lingua Pankow working group and the Berlin network BEFAN. Both networks are committed to promoting multilingualism.

A detailed program will follow shortly. If you are interested in attending the event, register electronically .

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Musical reading with Aeham Ahmad Berlin

09/17/2018 | 6:00 p.m.

Karow district library

Achillesstrasse 77, 13125 Berlin

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Film "To Return (Revenir)"


09/17/2018 | 9:00 p.m.

Kumut Imesh, who now lives in France, would like to retrace his escape route, which stretched from the civil war on the Ivory Coast to the Niger and Morocco to the Mediterranean - this time with the camera in hand.

On September 17th, 2018 at 9 p.m. in the ACUD cinema, borderline europe - human rights without borders eV, Trixiewiz e. V. and OASE Berlin eV in cooperation with FilmInitiative Köln eV for the screening of the film "To Return" and a final discussion with director David Fedele Filmmaker and co-director Kumut Imesh.

The film was selected by Filminitiativ Köln eV for the focus “Inner African Migration” at the 16th Cologne Africa Film Festival (13-23 September 2018) and subtitled in German - funded by the TURN fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation.

The directors' invitation was made possible through a cooperation with the associations trixiewiz eV, Borderline Europe eV and OASE Berlin eV.

Following the film, we invite you to a discussion with the filmmakers and Andrea Starkitz from Borderline Europe eV about the current situation at the EU's external border in North Africa. The discussion will be moderated by Teresita Cannella (trixiewiz eV) and Jochen Schwarz (Refugee Council Berlin / OASE Berlin eV).

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More than welcome to Prenzlauerberg. Future Conference 2018 - How do we want to live?


Friday, 09/14/2018 | 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Symposium on the topic of living: How do we live in Prenzlauer Berg at the moment? How in five years? How can we deal with the housing shortage all over Berlin and oppose displacement? What alternative living concepts and what crazy ideas are there? How can old Berliners and new neighbors face the challenges together? What opportunities and what gains do we see? We would like to examine these and other questions together with you in interactive workshops from different perspectives. Child care is offered.


Celebrate the diversity of our neighborhood with us with a cultural program! Performances, music and relaxed neighborly encounters are on the plan.

“More than Welcome” is a project in the district center on Teutoburger Platz, which was launched to support and further network initiatives of the welcoming culture, migrant self-organization, social organizations and the neighborhood. As in the previous year, we are organizing the future conference together with our cooperation partners. This year these are [moskito] - specialist and network office against right-wing extremism - for democracy and diversity and KulturMarktHalle eV

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Take part! Migrants wanted for the integration advisory board


Do you live in Pankow, come from abroad and do not feel politically represented? Would you like to participate in integration policy in your district and contribute your ideas? Then become a member of the new integration advisory board for the Pankow district!

Apply now online until 08.30.2018

  • What is an integration advisory board?

The Integration Advisory Board is a voluntary body that enables immigrants who do not have a German passport to participate in politics. The advisory board advises the district office and the local parliament (district council assembly, BVV for short) on all integration issues that are relevant for Pankow.

  • How does the advisory board work?

The integration advisory board deals with the political, societal, social and cultural participation of all people with a migration background living in the district. The members of the advisory board formulate recommendations or statements and work closely with the BVV integration committee and the district administration.

  • How is the advisory board structured?

The Advisory Board has 20 elected members, who are elected by BVV for the duration of one electoral period, i.e. until 2020. The advisory board meets every two months. Members receive an expense allowance of 20 euros per meeting for participating. The advisory board gives itself an annual work plan that contains specific goals and action steps.

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Anyone who lives in Pankow can take part. You can apply either as a member of a Pankow migrant self-organization or as a representative * in an initiative that advocates integration. You can also apply as an individual.

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"Where are you going? Municipal structures for new immigrants in Berlin "


July 2, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Town hall Pankow

Width St. 24a-26
13187 Berlin

Integration happens locally in the districts - behind this sentence hides a dynamic field of action that has undergone a political upgrade and increasing public awareness in recent years. The regional association of AWO Berlin and the Pankow district office started an innovative approach to dealing with new immigrants in a Berlin district in 2015 with the opening of the Pankow Welcome Center in the district office. Other districts have gone other ways.

The aim of the symposium is to reflect on the district arrival structures and to bring them up for discussion with the participation of various actors. In addition to the technical discussion, the focus of the event is an interactive workshop in which newcomers can examine the local conditions themselves and formulate suggestions for improvement.

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2nd part of "Strengthening through participation"

Series of seminars on self-empowerment and independence for / with refugee women_migrants.

June 27 + 28, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bucher community center

Franz Schmidt Str. 8-10

13125 Berlin

The seminar leader Barbara Schackwitz has many years of experience in management consulting, seminar management and coaching.

During these two days, refugee women / migrants can answer the following questions:

How do I best plan my career?

How can I combine my personal life and my career?

What does my dream job look like?

What are the earning opportunities in different industries?

Which professions are there anyway?

What kind of prospects does the German labor market offer?

Which professional qualifications obtained abroad are recognized / How do I deal with obstacles in my professional career?

Language mediators in Tigrinja, Albanian, Kurdish, Arabic, French, Russian and Farsi will accompany the workshop. Child care is available.


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"What moves people"


June 22, 2018 | 6 p.m.

Neighborhood house on Teutoburger Platz,

Fehrbelliner Strasse 92, 10119 Berlin, gallery


(Right) populists across Europe have learned to find new frames for old questions: inequality, migration, terrorism. For each of these topics they offer new answers, which they convey to the respective population groups in adapted and specific messages.

How do right-wing populist parties not only have a say in the political agenda, but also set the framework from which the discussion of the topics then proceeds? How does this mechanism work? Why is right-wing populist content gaining in importance, especially in the recent elections? How can an open and liberal discourse be strengthened?

We as the organization MaMis en Movimiento eV and the specialist and network office [moskito] would like to discuss these and other questions together. The lecture will be in German.

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Intercultural children and

Family festival

06/20/18 | 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

InterCULTURAL house Pankow

Schönfließerstr. 7, 10439 Berlin

Celebrate diversity and families! A festival for children and adults on the occasion of World Refugee Day. Get to know new people, play with each other, eat and celebrate.

Information about advice and German courses and more.

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Children of war tell: Escape and expulsion yesterday and today

20.6.2018 | 19:30 o'clock

Workshop of Cultures.

Wissmannstrasse 32, 12049 Berlin - Neukölln.

How to get there: U-Bahn Hermannplatz; Bus: M29, M41, 194

A documentary theater project by multicultural city in cooperation with the district children's and youth ring Märkisch-Oderland eV

This year's tour begins on World Refugee Day.

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Exhibition: Show us your Pankow

June 13-22, 2018

Library at the water tower, cultural and

Sebastian Haffner Education Center
Prenzlauer Allee 227/228, 10405 Berlin

Digital photo project with children in a welcome class at the elementary school on Kollwitzplatz under the direction of the artist Marie Grunwald.

From February to May 2018, the children were on photo excursions with the digital camera in the neighborhood and the city
on the way to photograph your favorite places for the exhibition Show us your Pankow. The resulting pictures open up a very special view of the children's living environment. Funded by the master plan for integration of the Pankow district.

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The social and ecological transformation

May 16, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Home of Coaching GmbH.

Stargarderstr. 12A; 10437 Berlin

We are in a transition stage where something new seems to be born and at the same time something old dies. The purpose of the workshop is to think together with the participants about the current state of the world and to enter into a dialogue about the upcoming transformation of society in relation to our own community and ourselves.

We are faced with questions like the following: How does the global crisis of the present relate to my community? Where can the beginnings of the new already be experienced today? How do we envision a social and ecological transformation from the local perspective? What role do the UN's global sustainable development goals play in this?

In order to shape this reflection, we will orientate ourselves on the “Theory U” developed by Otto Scharmer at MIT.

Organized by: [moskito] specialist and network office against right-wing extremism - for democracy and diversity

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Information and discussion evening on the coalition agreements in the field of asylum

04/19/2018 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Fehrbelliner Str. 92,

10119 Berlin

Flight and asylum were central issues in the coalition negotiations. In particular, the dispute over family reunification was closely followed in the media. But in the coalition agreement there is more to the issues of flight and asylum. We want to take an evening to deal with the agreements on these topics.

Nora Brezger from the Berlin Refugee Council will summarize the most important aspects for us. Then we want to discuss the consequences and possible courses of action together.

The event will take place in German. If you have a specific need, we can organize a translation. Please report early.

As space is limited, we ask you to register by April 12, 2018 at:

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Do you come from Afghanistan and have questions about your asylum procedure, German courses or other questions about life in Berlin?

Social and asylum procedures Advice for Escaped from Afghanistan by Yaar eV

Where: Welcome Center Pankow in the district office

Prenzlauer Berg

Fröbelstraße 17, house 6, room 241

When: Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


Where: Yaar eV, Liebenwalder Str. 1, 13347 Berlin

When: Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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