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Algarabía Language Co-op x Mayday Space : Spanish for Social Justice for BIPOC  

Fall 2020 Class Registration

¡Bienvenides! Welcome to Spanish for Social Justice!

Spanish for Social Justice courses are offered at the BEGINNER and INTERMEDIATE levels of fluency to those interested in topics of social justice, radical politics, and culture. Through weekly social justice themes, and using a communicative and popular education approach, participants will improve their Spanish skills and critically engage with various Latinx and Latin American cultural productions (centered around the lived experiences of working class people of Indigenous and African descent on the continent). These courses are designed for folks at different levels of fluency in their productive (speaking, writing) and receptive (listening and reading) skills. Special focus will be given to learning vocabulary and community organizing terminology relevant to contemporary social movements in New York City, one of the largest and most diverse Spanish-speaking cities in the world, the rest of the U.S. and Latin America.

To register, go to: https://forms.gle/mEcF5HCUDTJnEevj9 

 

CLASS SCHEDULE:

SATURDAYS, October 17th, 2020 – December 19th, 2020

High Intermediate      5pm-8pm 

 

SUNDAYS, October 18th, 2020 – December 20th, 2020 

True Beginner     9am-12 pm

High Beginner     1pm-4 pm

Low Intermediate 5pm-8 pm

 

IMPORTANT:

▪ This program is for Black, Indigenous and People of Color only. 

▪ Please only apply if you are able to attend most of the classes. 

▪ Each session can hold up to 15 participants.

▪ Cost of class $200-$300 sliding scale. This includes all course materials.

• 20% of all contributions will go towards supporting Mayday Space.

 

NOTE: This program is for BIPOC only and prioritizes working class, LGBTQ+ and heritage speakers of Spanish. As part of Algarabía’s mission to make our courses accessible, we have sliding-scale rate options and payment plans available. Once you complete the application and are selected, you will be given the opportunity to apply to these discounted rates individually. 

 

ABOUT LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION:

At Algarabía Language Co-op, we see language learning as a meaningful, collaborative and transformative process reflected in our training in hands-on communicative and task-based language teaching approaches and our use of popular education in the language classroom. We seek to support the holistic development of all language learners as they become competent multilingual speakers. We devise classroom activities and use textbooks and other original didactic materials that meet our participants’ needs and that represent the linguistic and racial/ethnic diversity of the Spanish-speaking worlds.

For more information about our language services, go to www.algarabialanguage.com  

 

Instructor

  • Aldo Ulisses Reséndiz Ramírez
    Aldo Ulisses Reséndiz Ramírez is a multilingual, queer immigrant from a farm-working family of Indigenous hñähñu and xo'oi descent. They are a writer, cultural worker, community organizer and language justice promoter in community organizing spaces across New York City working on critical language pedagogy and popular education approaches to teaching emergent bilinguals, … Read More ›

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