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General Baker Seminar Room

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320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
347-695-1095 https://peoplesforum.org/

who are the poor?
March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

Who are the Poor and Why are they Poor?

This three-session course (March 7, 14, 21) uses popular education methodologies to take a critical look at common explanations for poverty and inequality, and the ways those concepts are usually defined and talked about.
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March 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Poor Organizing the Poor: Lessons from the National Union of the Homeless

The course will cover the context for the rise of the National Union of the Homeless, the history of the movement, lessons from its successes and failures, and the organizing approach it helped to define
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April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Race and Revolution in the United States

his course explores the position that historically oppressed groups in the US — Puerto Ricans and Native, African, Chinese, Japanese and Mexican Americans have occupied in the US economy. We outline the Materialist/Marxist analysis of race ideology and how if differs from other interpretations. We also analyze the theoretical and political contributions that radicals of color in the US have made to the fight for human liberation.
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