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March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 12, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (High Beginner)

February 6th, 2019 - April 5th, 2019 Wednesdays & Fridays 5:30pm-8:00pm (5hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering high beginner-level Spanish to folks who have already completed a semester-long beginner course.
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March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 24, 2019

Marx’s Capital, volume one (1)

Seminar of the NYC Marxist Studies Collective at the People's Forum conducted by Russell Dale. This course will be a careful reading of the first third of Marx's great economic analysis and critique of capitalism, Capital, volume one. This will be the first of three consecutive courses (Spring, Summer, Fall 2019) in which we will carefully read and discuss the entire work.
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March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Maestra: A film about the Cuban

A short film of first-hand accounts of the 1961 literacy campaign in Cuba that taught nearly a million workers and peasants to read and write, gave new confidence to students and volunteer teachers alike, and help forge an alliance between toilers in the countryside and those in the cities.
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March 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until June 2, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Sundays, February 24th, 2019 - June 2nd, 2019 10:00pm-1:00pm (3hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Spanish.
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March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

End of the Weak MC Challenge and Open Mic

EODub (End Of the Weak) brings the MC Challenge to The People's Forum and the winner of this season will be given the opportunity to compete in the Mc Challenge World Finals held this fall at one of End of the Weak's international locations!
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March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Black Reconstruction

Some have called the U.S. Civil War the “second American revolution” or the completion of the first American revolution. Others claim that the war of independence and Civil War were not revolutions, but had tremendous revolutionary potential. We will read W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2007) in whole, and for more recent research, the middle part of Steven Hahn’s A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South (Harvard University Press, 2003).
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March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 2, 2019

Indoor Specialty Mushroom Cultivation

Farm School NYC, Cornell Cooperative Extension Urban Agriculture Program and Cornell Small Farms Program are partnering on this six-week course that explores the ethnography and social justice aspects of growing mushrooms and trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale indoor commercial production.
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March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

De Sangre y Azucar: Afro-Caribbean Rhythms Drumming Classes

These introductory classes seek to highlight the different musical rhythms of the Caribbean. Some of the styles taught will be Rumba (Cuba), Bomba (PR), musical forms from DR/Haiti, and Afro-Panamanian styles!
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March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 13, 2019

Gramsci, Culture, and Hegemony

This two-part seminar will explore key concepts developed by revolutionary leader Antonio Gramsci that address how social groups gain, expand, and maintain their power to lead.
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March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Our History is the Future with Nick Estes

Join us in the launch of Our History Is the Future, Nick Estes traces traditions of Indigenous resistance that led to the #NoDAPL movement. Our History Is the Future is at once a work of history, a manifesto, and an intergenerational story of resistance.
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March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Economics of Incarceration and Re-entry

Join us in a conversation about the economic factors in New York State that influence the scope of prison construction, oversight, and maintenance as well as the service industries that facilitate incarcerated people’s reentry into their home communities. Includes a short film screening.
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