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October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 17, 2019

Two sessions: October 15 and 17, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

If we’re serious about transforming our society, then we need to be serious about educating ourselves and our communities, and to equip ourselves with the knowledge we need to really build power. This three-session class is about popular education – an approach to teaching and learning that connects theory, experience, and practical work for social change. We’ll draw on the history, theory and practices of popular education from movements of the poor and dispossessed in the US and around the world, focusing on the political nature of popular education and approaches that are being developed out of today’s struggles for liberation.

 

Instructors

  • Claudia de la Cruz
    Claudia is the People's Forum's Director of Culture. She was born in the South Bronx to immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic. She is a popular educator, community organizer and theologian. In her role as Director of Culture at The People’s Forum, Claudia is committed to contribute her experiences and skills … Read More ›
  • Shailly Gupta Barnes
    Shailly Gupta Barnes is the Policy Director at the Kairos Center. She coordinated and edited the Souls of Poor Folk: Auditing America report for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, working closely with the Institute for Policy Studies. … Read More ›

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
Phone:
347-695-1095
Website:
https://peoplesforum.org/