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Virtual Event with The People’s Forum

July 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Deal of the Century and Ongoing Imperialist Attacks on Palestine

As the world still battles an ongoing global pandemic, the Israeli government intensified violence against the Palestinian people and renewed efforts to annex 30% of the West Bank. How should we understand this in the context of over 70 years of land theft, violence, occupation, and apartheid? Join Ali Abunimah for a discussion.
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October 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

[Week of Anti-Imperialist Struggle] Teaching Anti-Imperialism to Youth: Pedagogical Approaches

What is the reality of imperialism today? What does education look like under conditions of imperialism, and how do we build the capacity of young people to understand and intervene in today's world? How do we build anti-imperialist education?
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December 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

El Comité-MINP 50th Anniversary Commemoration

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of El Comite/ MINP (Movimiento de Izquierda Nacional Puertorriqueño), an important organization of the Puerto Rican Left in the US, a collective of former members are producing an event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 12:30 pm to 4:00pm.

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From Hybrid to Hot War: U.S. Militarization in Asia and the Pacific under the New Cold War on China

A panel moderated by Qiao Collective to analyze how the U.S. deploys false claims of a “China threat” narrative to justify the further entrenchment of its own militarization of regions in Asia and the Pacific.
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February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Internationalist History of the Communist Manifesto

On the 173rd anniversary of the publication of Marx and Engel's The Communist Manifesto, join an interview and discussion between artist and organizer Niki Franco and historian and journalist Vijay Prashad on the internationalist history of the document, the liberation struggles it has inspired, and how it connects to people's movements today.
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February 21 @ 12:00 pm - May 31 @ 2:00 pm

Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

An exciting and new film club hosted by Algarabía Language Co-op for heritage speakers of Arabic to develop their vocabulary and conversational skills!
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February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RED BOOKS DAY

Join us as we commemorate the 173rd anniversary of the first publication of the Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. In coordination with Leftword Books and the International People’s Assembly, and to celebrate the internationalist history of the manifesto, we will be one of many groups around the world to virtually gather and read the text out loud in multiple voices and languages
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February 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 2 @ 9:00 pm

Arabic Language • Spring 2021 COURSES

Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in learning Arabic with a focus on topics of social justice, cinema, media, and culture. Offering: True Beginner, High Beginner, Conversational Beginner, and Conversational Intermediate. Sign up now!
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February 27 @ 5:00 pm - May 1 @ 8:00 pm

ALGARABÍA LANGUAGE CO-OP X MAYDAY SPACE: SPANISH FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE 2021

Through weekly social justice themes, and using a communicative and popular education approach, participants will improve their Spanish skills. Special focus will be given to learning vocabulary and community organizing terminology. Offering: True Beginner, High Beginner, Low Intermediate, High Intermediate. Sign up now!
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February 28 @ 12:00 pm - June 7 @ 2:00 pm

Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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March 7 @ 12:00 pm - June 14 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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March 14 @ 12:00 pm - June 21 @ 2:00 pm
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March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Remembering Marielle Franco: Solidarity with politically persecuted activists in Brazil and the U.S.

We will review the facts behind the brutal and yet unsolved assassination of Rio de Janeiro’s Councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco on March 14, 2018, and discuss the ongoing violent political persecution of activists fighting for social justice in Brazil and in the U.S.
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March 21 @ 12:00 pm - June 28 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

BOOK TALK: Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: The Many Worlds of R.B. More

More’s life, narrated in his words and those of his son Satyendra, illuminates the conflict between the promise of Marxist emancipation and the hard reality of the hierarchies of caste. Join Anupama Rao, Sheetal Chhabhria, Premilla Nadasen and Sudipta Kaviraj for a book talk and discussion on internationalist and anti-racist perspectives on caste, class, and social life.
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March 28 @ 12:00 pm - July 5 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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April 4 @ 12:00 pm - July 12 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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April 11 @ 12:00 pm - July 19 @ 2:00 pm
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April 14 @ 6:30 pm - June 18 @ 8:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO KRÉYOL

The Creole language was the first step for enslaved workers in the French plantation colonies to emancipate themselves from the oppression of slavery. Join us for an introductory course to develop listening and speaking skills to allow you communicate with native Creole speakers.
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April 18 @ 12:00 pm - July 26 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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April 25 @ 12:00 pm - August 2 @ 2:00 pm
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April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Iftar for the People 2021: Building Safety Through Solidarity Not Surveillance

For the last 3 years we have gathered with our community during this holy month to break bread and share stories of resilience and resistance. 
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May 2 @ 12:00 pm - August 9 @ 2:00 pm
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Conversational Arabic Film Club for Heritage Speakers • SPRING 2021

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May 9 @ 12:00 pm - August 16 @ 2:00 pm
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May 16 @ 12:00 pm - August 23 @ 2:00 pm
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May 23 @ 12:00 pm - August 30 @ 2:00 pm
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May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Women’s Organizing in the Appalachia South | Histories of the Working Class in North America

As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People's Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, Jessica Wilkerson, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on women’s organizing in the Appalachia South.

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - July 28 @ 8:00 pm

SERIES: Histories of the Working Class in North America 2021

Histories of the Working Class in North America is a space for popular education that  brings researchers and scholars into conversation with organizers, students, and teachers rooted in the contemporary working class. In order to know where we are going, we must study where we have come from!
May 30 @ 12:00 pm - September 6 @ 2:00 pm
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June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

World Environment Day | Veggie Mijas teach-in: Grassroots Food Justice Organizing

A part of our programming for World Environment Day, we hear from Veggie Mijas on grassroots food justice organizing in marginalized communities.
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June 12

REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER SCHOOL @ TPF 2021 — APPLICATIONS OPEN

A virtual summer program for organizers, visionaries and people in resistance to oppression. Read through the info and apply by Saturday, June 12!
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June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our Tuesday Girl: An Unfurling for Dr. Margaret T. G. Burroughs

Dr. Margaret T. G. Burroughs was an educator, community organizer, activist, artist, poet, historian and she had an immense influence on the political and cultural life of Chicago. Join us to consider how her prisoner education and support work is a model for current abolitionist organizers. 
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June 22 @ 6:00 pm - October 1 @ 9:00 pm

Arabic Language • Summer and Fall 2021 COURSES

Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Summer and Fall Arabic courses to those who are interested in learning Arabic with a focus on topics of social justice, cinema, media, and culture. Sign up now!
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June 22 @ 6:30 pm - August 12 @ 8:00 pm

Português Básico 1

An introductory course on the basics of Portuguese with a glimpse on historical and contemporary contexts of the working classes and social movements in Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries
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June 23 @ 6:00 pm - August 11 @ 8:00 pm

Português Intermediário 1

An intermediate course on Portuguese, with historical and contemporary contexts of the working classes and social movements in Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries.
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June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Work, Community, and Memory on California’s Round Valley Reservation | Histories of the Working Class in North America

As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People's Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, William Bauer, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on work, community, and memory on California's Round Valley Reservation.
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July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dockworker Power: Race and Internationalism | Histories of the Working Class in North America

As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People's Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, Peter Cole, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on internationalist labor and union organizing struggles of dockworkers.
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August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Race, Labor, and Coalition Building in Racine, Wisconsin | HISTORIES OF THE WORKING CLASS IN NORTH AMERICA

As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People’s Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, Naomi R Williams, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on unions, race, labor, and coalition building in Racine, Wisconsin.
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September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

STREET VENDOR SOLIDARITY WEBINAR

Join us online at 6:00pm EDT on Thursday, September 9th, to hear and learn from vendor members and organizers of the street vendor project.
September 13 @ 6:00 pm - November 1 @ 9:00 pm

Português Básico 2 (For Spanish speakers)

A course for Spanish speakers on the basics of Portuguese with a glimpse on historical and contemporary contexts of the working classes and social movements in Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries
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September 14 @ 6:00 pm - November 2 @ 9:00 pm

Português Básico 1

An introductory course on the basics of Portuguese with a glimpse on historical and contemporary contexts of the working classes and social movements in Brazil, and other Portuguese-speaking countries
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September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

EMS Namboodiripad: A Revolutionary Life

Join us for a presentation on the life of prolific Marxist thinker EMS Namboodiripad, in his historical and political context.
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September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Poultry and Prisons: Food, Labor, and Incarceration in Northeast Georgia | HISTORIES OF THE WORKING CLASS IN NORTH AMERICA

As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People’s Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, Carrie Freshour, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on women poultry plant workers and their organizing and labor history in Northeast Georgia.
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October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

BOOK TALK: PROPHET OF DISCONTENT

Join us online for a virtual book talk and discussion with authors Jared A. Loggins and Andrew J. Douglas on their new book Prophet of Discontent: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Critique of Racial Capitalism.
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October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A World Without Hunger: People’s Organizations on the Struggle for Food Sovereignty

Join us for an online panel discussion with key organizations confronting the various challenges surrounding food, hunger, farming, and distribution in the capitalist center of the world.
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