Upcoming Courses

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  • Literary Review and Criticism of Multicultural Books

    This class will focus on the reading, discussion and critique of fiction and non–fiction books about the many cultures that make up America and the world.

  • Jacobin Reading Group

    Are you interested in meeting with other people in Baltimore to discuss articles from Jacobin magazine? If so, then you should join the Jacobin reading group! We meet about once a month, and the discussions are open to everyone. For more information, send an email to baltimore.jacobin@gmail.com.  

  • The View Below: Adventures in Freshwater Snorkeling

    The underwater world of our rivers and streams is unexpected, and the life in Mid Atlantic rivers is mind blowing! Getting people to experience this incredible world establishes powerful connections to rivers. This course will share the underwater world of our rivers and will review how people can start on this amazing adventure.

  • Intro to Energy Healing

    Recieve an Usui Reiki Level 1 Attunement and learn how to use Reiki to heal yourself and others.

  • Debt Discussion Group

    The subject of the group will be debt, its historic and cultural context as well as how to organize to resist it.

  • Survive, Thrive, Resist!

    This course will be part lecture, part workshop, and highly interactive throughout.  Through a series of conversations and activities, participants will connect their lived experiences to the 8 Dimensions of Wellness.  Participants will learn about self care and community care, and how these practices can serve as powerful tools for political resistance for marginalized populations.  Participants will walk away with a personalized Resiliency Tool Kit, which they will create as part of the course.

Info for learners

  • All courses are free of charge.
  • Signing up helps instructors know who to expect, and give them a way to contact you if something changes.
  • Almost all courses are totally open, and most courses can be dropped in on even if you miss the first session(s), but check the course description or email the instructor to be sure.
  • All courses are non-credit, non-degree, non-certification, and fun-filled!
  • Most courses take place at the North Avenue Classroom, inside Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse