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Beer and Politics

Beer & Politics: Confronting Climate Change

Wednesday, September 20 – 5:30-7:00 @ THE BLOCK off biltmore. There is a dangerous disconnect between the reports on news outlets and the whole story about why we are experiencing such intense hurricanes, wildfires that go on for months, floods, droughts, and other ‘natural’ disasters around the world. These crises are Nature’s response to fossil…

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No Beer & Politics this week, But Climate Change Up Next Week

We’re taking time out this week while we absorb the devastating effects of Harvey and Irma. But we cannot take time off from pushing our representatives to acknowledge and act on Climate Change. Join us next Wednesday, September 20th, to write them and demand that Climate Change become a significant consideration in their policy decisions moving forward. …

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Defending DACA and Blocking Clovis

BEER &  POLITICS: Defending DACA This Wednesday we will be partnering with Buncombe County Young Democrats to write to our representatives about the administrations’s plan to repeal DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for…

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Beer & Politics: Stop DACA repeal

This week (August 6) we will be partnering with Buncombe County Young Democrats to write to our representatives about the administrations’s plan to repeal the DACA program. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigrant policy enacted under the Obama administration in June 2012. DACA allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors, to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit.

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Photo of top section of a Confederate statue called ‘Johnny Reb’ lying on a lorry in June before being removed from a city park in Orlando, FL

Beer & Politics: Removing NC Confederate Monuments

Confederate monuments memorialize those who fought to preserve the institution of slavery. Our statewide network of Indivisible-affiliated groups, IndivisiblesNC, recently wrote a letter to Gov. Cooper supporting his call to remove these monuments from state property in North Carolina. Indivisible AVL signed the letter in support. Join us at this week’s letter-writing drop-in as we…

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Beer & Politics: Fighting White Supremacy

Wednesday, August 23rd ,  5:30- 7:00 at THE BLOCK off biltmore. 

Following last week’s successful session, we will continue writing to the president, our representatives, and the Justice Department to let them know we expect them speak out and fight back against the alt-right and the growing threat of domestic terrorism.

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Beer & Politics: Fighting White Supremacy

Wednesday, August 16th,  5:30- 7:00 at THE BLOCK off biltmore. 

following up on last week’s successful session, we will continue writing to the president, our representatives, and the Justice Department to let them know we expect them speak out and fight back against the alt-right and the growing threat of domestic terrorism.

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Beer and Politics

Join us Tuesday evening, June 13, at Asheville Brewing downtown (77 Coxe Avenue), between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., for the first of what we hope will be frequent Beer & Politics gatherings. What’s that, you say? We envision Beer & Politics as a chance to unwind, get to know each other better, meet new members, share what…

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