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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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April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bravado Magenta: Film Screening and Discussion

This Film is an Exposé on the intersection of coloniality and patriarchy. A performative documentary which critically analyzes racialized masculinities through self-cartography and storytelling. This film was written and directed by multidisciplinary artist and scholar Bocafloja .
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April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

THE FIGHT TO FREE LULA AND REGAIN DEMOCRACY IN BRAZIL: A TEACH IN

Join activists who will explain Lula’s case, the rise of the far-right in Brazil and how to join the fight to free Lula and regain democracy in Brazil.
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April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Native Country of the Heart: Book Launch

Join us and Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria in presenting Cherríe Moraga on Sunday, April 7th. Cherríe—the celebrated coeditor of the groundbreaking anthology "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color"—will present her new memoir, "Native Country of the Heart."
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April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust

$15 – $120
Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust is an introductory course that seeks to explore intersections of “jazz” music, historical perspectives of the African diaspora and their role and impact on contemporary society. Students will be introduced to basic jazz rhythms, melodies, harmonies, jazz culture, fashion and development through multi-media that includes videos, films and recordings. Open to the public.
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April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SOMOS GUERRERAS: HOW LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN ARE CHANGING HIP HOP

$10
What it is to be a woman in the hip hop scene in Central America, and which are the problems that we, as women, face? A discussion + showcase with the three members of SOMOS GUERRERAS. Somos Guerreras is a project of three of the leading female rappers of Central America: Rebeca Lane (Guatemala), Audry Funk (Mexico) and Nakury (Costa Rica).
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April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Dance For The People

Come dance at The People's Forum! Together, we’ll study and embody the social and political significance of dance. Every week, we’ll build strength and skill, explore our creative impulses and learn new choreography.
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April 20 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on April 1, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on May 6, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 3:00am

One event on June 3, 2019 at 3:30pm

Songs in the Key of Resistance

Songs in the Key of Resistance is a community song and chant share hosted by the NYC Poor People's Campaign: National Call for Moral Revival and The People's Forum. This is a space to develop relationships and strengthen our community through song.
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April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Overdose Prevention Training

You will become a Certified Opioid Overdose Responder and receive an Overdose Rescue Kit with naloxone (a medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose and restores breathing.)
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April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 8, 2019

HOME: A Performance Project by The Open Program

HOME offers regular rehearsals at different locations, open to everybody at all times. You can join the project from the beginning, or even at the last moment. A team of professional artists from different parts of the world will help you develop your story or poem, discover with you how to work on speech, vibration, rhythm and meaning, or assist you in creating a song or an acting fragment, a dramatic piece based on what you think and feel is meaningful for you and your people, and rehearse with you on what you created.
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April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm 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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April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our Bodies’ Wisdom: Trauma-Informed Self Massage and Self Care

$15
In this two hour workshop, we will have an overview of trauma and the role of massage therapy in addressing it. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and practice the proper techniques for self-massage along with the benefits massage can have on the body after trauma. Some of these techniques include acupressure, hand and feet reflexology and guided breathing meditation.
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