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March 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

This course will look at three different passages from the Bible and consider their history, economics, politics and morality. We will also relate the key messages from those passages to the moment we are in today.
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March 20 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Call to Negro Women: A (Little Known) Black Feminist Manifesto — A Discussion Circle

Join Mariame Kaba during Women's History Month for a discussion about the Sojourners and their "Call to Negro Women."
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March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MEDIA MAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD: SESSION 2

The centerpiece of this 2nd session is a sneak preview screening of the 30-minute documentary film Empire State Rumblings. We will have the filmmakers and some activists involved in this organizing present for discussion after the film. The focus will be on how the filmmakers and activists collaborated around the project.
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March 22 @ 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 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FUNDI: THE STORY OF ELLA BAKER: Film Screening

FUNDI: THE STORY OF ELLA BAKER reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker, a friend and advisor to Martin Luther King, played in shaping the American civil rights movement. The dynamic activist was affectionately known as the Fundi, a Swahili word for a person who passes skills from one generation to another.
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