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March 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Beyond Intellectuals: The role of cultural workers in building a people’s movement

A conversation with Fezokuhle Mthonti a journalist, author, cultural critic, organizer and organic intellectual from South Africa. She writes about culture for New Frame, and is committed to writing from a feminist perspective.
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March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 20, 2019

One event on March 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Political Economy of Racism

This four session seminar explores the political economy of racism with Professor Manu Karuka. We will work to denaturalize racism as something that needs to be explained, rather than accepted as a facet of social life. We will analyze race as a process and relationship internal to the capital relation itself.
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March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Thursdays, March 7th - June 13th, 2019 5:30-8:30PM (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 Arabic.
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who are the poor?
March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

Who are the Poor and Why are they Poor?

This three-session course (March 7, 14, 21) uses popular education methodologies to take a critical look at common explanations for poverty and inequality, and the ways those concepts are usually defined and talked about.
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March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How a Vision Sparked a Movement: The Great March of Return with Ahmed Abu Artema, interviewed by Amy Goodman

In an extremely rare opportunity to hear directly from a leader in Gaza, Ahmed Abu Artema will share his experience with the Great March of Return, his views on the future of grassroots organizing in Palestine, and his vision for a just and lasting peace.
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March 15 @ 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 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Cubanas Film Screening

This film evokes the continuous role of women in the Revolution, both in the guerrilla struggle and in the construction of the new Cuban society, through the testimonies of heroines such as Vilma Espín, Celia Sánchez and Haydée Santamaría, the founding figures of the Revolution, and also of contemporary women from different sectors of Cuban society.
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March 16 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Marielle Franco – The Legacy of a Powerful Woman: Panel Discussion

On March 16, we are honored to celebrate the power of women and to tell the story of the Brazilian sociologist, activist and politician Marielle Franco - murdered in 2018 - and of other amazing women who fight for Human Rights. An all-day event will discuss Marielle’s political path and impact as a black woman who grew up in a favela and had to overcome oppression, discrimination and to defy all odds in order to become one of the most powerful female leaders of her generation.
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March 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Self Defense Training for Femmes

This workshop will be led Cathy Rojas is a second-degree black belt in ITF Taekwon-do. She has been leading self-defense trainings for youth, women and the LGBTQ community for four years.
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March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hear Leaders of the Cuban Women’s Federation!

An opportunity to hear directly from Cuban leaders and genuine representatives of Cuban society! Come listen Teresa Amarelle, FMC general secretary, member of Cuba’s Council of State; Yanira Kúper, FMC international relations director; Alicia Campos, Women’s International Democratic Federation, coordinator for Latin America; and Gretel Marante, FMC national office.
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