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The People’s Forum

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

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ban and the Bomb, Trans Anti-Militarism in 2019

How do abolitionists and anti-imperialists approach an issue like the Trans Ban? Creating movements capable of stopping a US war machine that kills QTPOC and creates more queer and trans refugees and asylum seekers needs all of us.
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June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Dance For The People

Come dance at The People's Forum! Together, we’ll study and embody the social and political significance of dance. Every week, we’ll build strength and skill, explore our creative impulses and learn new choreography.
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June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

SUMMER SOLSTICE SOLIDARITY:Artists for Feed the People

An all-ages punk show featuring all local bands and artists as well as vendors. 
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June 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner) *New Course!

The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Arabic.
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June 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

Digital Security in the Age of Mass Surveillance

What does surveillance mean to the most targeted groups in our society? TechActivist.Org will lead a discussion on the history of surveillance and its ties to state violence.
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June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

YOUTH JUSTICE SUMMIT

The Youth Justice Summit is a creative, energizing, and engaging event for youth activists and youth who care about impacting their communities and schools.
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June 22 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2019

Capital, Volume 2 with the Capital Studies Group

Volume I of Capital is just the beginning of unraveling the underlying laws of capitalist development. After solving the form that the production of wealth takes within a society where generalized commodity production prevails under the domination of capital, Marx takes on the next big question.
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June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

HONDURAS: 10 años de golpe de Estado

A diez años del golpe de estado en Honduras, evaluaremos las fuerzas sociales que causaron el golpe de estado, hablaremos con el presidente Manuel Zelaya y discutiremos los movimientos actuales de resistencia en Honduras.
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June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

4TH ANNUAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE INDEPENDENCE OF PUERTO RICO

Join us for the 4th Annual Day of Solidarity with the Independence of Puerto Rico. On this day we will commemorate the Centennial of our Comandante Lolita Lebrón and will examine the current struggle in Puerto Rico from the environmental perspective,
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June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Brazilian Pride Rebellion-Stories of Resilience of success and resilience under the authoritarian government of Bolsonaro and Trump.

We invite you to a talk on LGBTQ Rights and Resistance in Brazil and in the United States.
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June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Racial Boundaries: The Origin and Consequences of the Color Line in the USA

Join the Revolutions Study Group for this 4-week course. Our four-week reading sources will be: Theodore W. Allen, "Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race," first published 1975, and W.E.B Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk, 1903.
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June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

What is Democracy? A Film Screening and Discussion

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.
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June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Struggle Against Sanctions: The case of Venezuela

Sanctions kill, and nowhere is that more clear than in Venezuela. Join us for a panel and discussion with analysts and activists who will examine the devastating consequences of sanctions on the people of Venezuela , and share a historical, socio-political and economic analysis of the current situation in Venezuela.
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June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

RAIZ UP FOR PRIDE LIBERATION!

This is a monthly open mic and showcase welcoming emcee’s, singers, dancers, poets, and all other artists! We do it for the culture! Our resistance to oppression and exploitation has been our main source of survival.
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June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FILM SCREENING: Camp de Thiaroye

As the Senegalese troops are about to be transferred out of the camp, they learn they will only be given half the pay for their service as the French troops are unfairly converting French francs to Senegalese francs at half the rate to save money.
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June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S MARKET

The People’s Market features local artists, creatives and makers from the 5 boroughs, and beyond. Come learn, share experiences and build community while supporting our local. 
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July 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Alternative Religions

This course will engage some of the most popular recent expressions of alternative religion in the US and what they might mean for our movement-building work today
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July 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Spanish for Social Justice Summer Intensive Beginner Spanish Course

Through weekly social justice themes, and using a communicative and integrated skills approach, participants will improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing of the target language.
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July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Training on the History of the NYC Tenant Movement

The goal of the training is to share lessons about the NYC Tenant Movement, as well as to equip you with tools to take this back to your communities and your work.
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July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2019

IMPERIALISM

In Imperialism, Lenin provided a collective analysis for collective liberation. How can we better understand imperialism today, in order to build effective anti-imperial strategy for today’s world?
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July 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 10, 2019

AF3IRM NYC’S 8TH ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF WOMEN’S ACTIVISM (SSOWA)

A boot camp for feminist ideas, concepts and visions. Join us in this continuous forging of an unbreakable sisterhood through all our generations.
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