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March 27 @ 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 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2019

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

This 3-part series will cover the following themes of the last historic campaign of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and its contemporary revival as the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival
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March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

Drawing on hundreds of interviews in Palestine and Israel, Ross’s engrossing, surprising, and gracefully written story of this fascinating ancient trade shows how the stones of Palestine, and Palestinian labour, have been used to build out the state of Israel -- even while the industry is central to Palestinians’ own efforts to erect bulwarks against the Occupation.
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March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Lessons From the Movement to End Slavery

The ideas and politics of the movement to end slavery can teach us valuable lessons for today’s struggles. This course aims prepare participants for deeper study of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America.
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March 28 @ 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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March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Raiz Up! All Femme Showcase + Open Mic

Join us for this special edition of  Raiz Up!  as we celebrate women artist, resistance, and movement. This is a monthly open mic and showcase welcoming emcee’s, singers, dancers, poets, and all other artists! 
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March 29 @ 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 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Screening: The Working Class Goes To Heaven (1971)

Lulu Massa (Gian Maria Volonte) is a highly productive worker at a factory paying piece work but is disliked by his colleagues as his efficiency is used by management to justify their demands for higher output. While employees are told to care for and rely on their machines, they see radical students outside the factory campaigning for higher pay rates and less work.
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March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Screening: Khoon diy Baarav (Blood Leaves its Trail)

Opening out the real and the human against the abstract and the brutal, the film seeks to confront advocates of amnesia in Kashmir as well as in other conflict zones.
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March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

What does it Mean to be Left?

This course will discuss what it means to be Left, both in the past and in the present and will posit some thoughts for a new left formation adequate to the demands of the contemporary world.
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March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Revolutionary Lawyering

This course will examine the role of the legal system as an historically-evolved mechanism and codification of the capitalist system, as well as a “relief valve” that functions to contain the social justice movement, especially the struggles of the dispossessed. This course will also consider the part that can be played by legal practitioners in revolutionary societal transformation.
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March 30 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

Freud and Philosophy: Overcoming the Self and its Aporias

This seminar will address the very ambivalent and volatile relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophical discourse
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