We host accessible educational programming that contributes to building and strengthening popular movements in New York City and beyond as well as a revitalized non-sectarian left intellectual culture rooted in the struggles of the poor and dispossessed.
Our educational programming includes topics such as: history, political economy, social theory, racial/gender/LGBTQIA/immigrant justice, collective strategies for organizing, liberation theology, and many others—with an internationalist focus. Driven by our organizational commitment to building unity across historic lines of division, our programming covers a wide range of subjects, movements, and pedagogical methods.
December 18 @ 5:30 pm
Kairos Center Evaluation Class
This session is for students, who participated in the Kairos Center's fall series of classes to share thoughts and reflections on how the classes went and areas for improvement. Event Categories: Classes, Education
December 19 @ 7:00 pm
Peacefully Together: Sutta Study Workshop
During this series of workshops, we will closely examine the Buddha's teachings on communal harmony as preserved in the Pāli Suttas (the oldest extant collection of his words), and discuss how we can adapt and apply them to contemporary circumstances. Event Categories: Classes, Education, Self-Care
February 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Pan Africanism and Social Movements
The course will cover the context for the development of Pan-Africanism, the history of Pan-Africanism, lessons from its successes and failures, and the organizing approach it helped to define. Event Categories: Classes, Education
February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
The “Southernization” of America: What Progressives Can Learn from the US South
This panel of academics who both live and work in the South will help activists, organizers, and concerned citizens better understand the struggles and triumphs of the region. With Keri Leigh Merritt will open with a talk focused on economics. Hilary Green will then discuss education, Bob Hutton will concentrate on labor and unionization, and Booker Mattison will talk about the importance of the arts in the South. Event Categories: Classes, Education, Panel Discussions