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April 20 @ 10:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

¡Bienvenides! Welcome to Spanish for Social Justice!


Algarabía Language Co-op is excited to announce that we are offering virtual Spanish classes this fall!


Spanish for Social Justice courses are offered by Algarabía Language Co-op in partnership with The People’s Forum. We offer courses at the BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, and ADVANCED levels of fluency to those interested in topics of social justice, 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 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 (Lenapehoking), one of the largest and most diverse Spanish-speaking cities in the world and the rest of Turtle Island and Abya Yala. 


To register, click HERE




Saturdays, April 20th, 2023 – June 8th, 2023 


Spanish I: Spanish for Social Justice True Beginner – Español nivel básico introductorio

Virtual on Zoom 

Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm EST (24 hrs./15 min. break)


Spanish II: Spanish for Social Justice High Beginner – Español nivel básico elevado

Virtual on Zoom

Saturdays, 2:00pm-5:00pm EST (24 hrs./15 min. break)


Spanish III: Spanish for Social Justice Low Intermediate – Español nivel intermedio-básico

Virtual on Zoom

Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm EST (24 hrs./15 min. break)


Spanish IV: Spanish for Social Justice High Intermediate – Español nivel intermedio alto

Virtual on Zoom 

Saturdays, 5:00pm-8:00pm EST (24 hrs./15 min. break)


Spanish V: Spanish for Social Justice Advanced Level – Español para bilingües nivel avanzado

Virtual on Zoom

Saturdays, 2:00pm-5:00pm EST (24 hrs./15 min. break)



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

▪ Non-NYC based participants can join virtually through Zoom.

▪ 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-$400 sliding scale*. This includes all course materials.

*$500 if contribution is paid for by work stipend instead of individual participant.


NOTE: This program is for BIPOC-only and prioritizes working class, LGBTQ+ and Spanish bilinguals (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


April 20 @ 10:00 am
June 8 @ 5:00 pm
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