Introduction to Political Education & Popular Education Pedagogy

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This one-day class is about popular education - an approach to teaching and learning that connects theory, experience, and practical work for social change.

Free
Recurring

How to do a concrete analysis of context

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This workshop will define and teach concepts such as structure and context, strategy and tactics, correlation of forces and hegemony, and then engage students in a limited approach to making their own analysis using those concepts.

Free

Theater of the Oppressed Training

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This training will teach people ways of fighting back against oppression in their daily lives. We will explore our bodies as a tool of representing feelings, ideas, and relationships.

$30 – $150

Recurring

How to do a concrete analysis (November series)

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

The workshop will define and teach concepts such as structure and context, strategy and tactics, correlation of forces and hegemony, and then engage students in a limited approach to making their own analysis using those concepts.

Recurring

Indoor Specialty Mushroom Cultivation

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Farm School NYC, Cornell Cooperative Extension Urban Agriculture Program and Cornell Small Farms Program are partnering on this six-week course that explores the ethnography and social justice aspects of growing mushrooms and trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale indoor commercial production.

Recurring

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This 3-part series will cover the following themes of the last historic campaign of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and its contemporary revival as the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

First they came for Julian… The Attacks on Privacy and the Criminalization of Journalism & Whistleblowing

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

On April 11th, Julian Assange was taken forcefully out of the Ecuadorian embassy. Hours later the US government issued their indictment against Assange and requested his extradition to the US. Join us for a teach-in on whistleblowers, freedom of the press, privacy and its implications for organizers and the movement.

Film Screening: Happy-Go-Lucky

Josina Muthemba Machel Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

“Sally Hawkins plays it superbly though: exactly right for the part and utterly at ease with a role that is uniquely demanding. In the factory-farmed blandness of the movies, Happy-Go-Lucky has a strong, real taste.”