Online Popular Education

Trainings and Offerings

We believe that the urgent issues of our time demand collective action and solutions that engage a variety of tools, strategies and partnerships for change. Our offerings create opportunities for people and groups to participate in generative, expansive and restorative approaches to movement work.

Overview

Take your place at the table. 

Whether you’re an individual seeking connection and study with others, or already part of a group or project, PeoplesHub provides a number of ways for you to expand your knowledge on particular themes, develop new skills and practices, and get resources for transformative approaches to social change.

Our Offerings

PeoplesHub offers a variety of experiential and accessible formats for online education, cross-pollination and movement-building.

Workshops, Circles & Clinics

Spaces for exchange, study and connection.

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Trainings for Groups

Trainings for organizations, collectives and communities.

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Collaborations

Highlights from recent projects with other movement organizations.

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Upcoming

Registration is open!

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June 15, 2022
Community Care Clinic for Disabled and Chronically Ill Movement Folks

Ongoing through fall and beyond: A community care peer support space for disabled and chronically ill people.

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Past Events

View our selected archive of past offerings.

An illustration by Miguel Lopez featuring a puppet show with many fists representing people power on one side, versus the greedy empire/war machine on the other, in front of orange curtains and a swirly blue-green background. Title in white says “Culture is our Weapon: Cultural Organizing 101” and below text “September 21st & 22nd 6:30 - 8:30PM ET. Register bit.ly/PHWCultural101.” Bottom text says “With: Joe Tolbert Jr. PeoplesHub logo also visible in top left corner.
September 21, 2022
Culture is Our Weapon: Cultural Organizing 101 (Two-Part Series)

A two-part workshop that covers the basics of cultural organizing, and it includes topics such as: What is cultural organizing?, How can art and culture be used in service of collective liberation, values of cultural organizing campaigns, and drafting the cultural organizing campaign?.

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September 14, 2022
What We Fight For Is What We Get: Disabled Activists on Economic Cooperation

Solidarity economy tools like co-ops and community land trusts are owned and governed by their members. How can disabled communities, and our allies, use these tools for our mutual self-help?

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August 31, 2022
I’m Not a Writer BUT… A Writing Workshop for Organizers, Activists and Movement-Builders

This workshop is for anyone involved in grassroots organizing, cultural work, or other forms of leadership for social change who want support to write from those experiences, whether or not you already identify as a “writer.”

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August 25, 2022
African Disaporic Practices Embodied in our Political Movements

This Circle is a conversation that focuses on using indigenous spiritual practices to inform our movement strategies.

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August 17, 2022
Grounding in Black August

This series will be grounded in solidarity with the National Prison Strike demands and honoring the legacy of George Jackson, the Attica Rebellion, and abolitionist resistance efforts across the country. Two years after we watched police station burn, how do we continue to honor our ancestors and sharpen our revolutionary praxis while continuing to be in solidarity with those most vulnerable?

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A square image with a pink and orange sky and brown soil. In the soil are roots to a plant, and above the soil is a small green plant. In the upper right corner is the Faith Matters Network logo and the PeoplesHub logo. The center of the image has text that says, "We Are Called to Care: A funder briefing. August 17th. 10-11:30am PT / 12-1:30pm CT / 1-2:30pm ET. The bottom right corner of the image has the web address to register: bit.ly/PH-FunderBrief.
August 17, 2022
We Are Called to Care: A Funder Briefing

Join us for a funder briefing! We will reflect and share on what we've learned at the intersections of faith/spirituality, grief, mental and emotional health, disability justice and access.

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A light to dark green gradient background, with a black text title that says "Resisting Surveillance & Winning: NEW Report Launch with Arab American Action Network". Below smaller text says featuring "Nadiah Alyafai, AAAN organizer" and "Reema Rustom, AAAN organizer". Date/time info says "Thursday July 21st | 4-6pm pt / 6-8pm ct / 7-9pm et" and below text "Interpreters & captioners available by request". An image of the AAAN report cover is visible in the center right. link to register is visible at the bottom "bit.ly/PH-AAAN".
July 21, 2022
Report Launch: RESISTING SURVEILLANCE & WINNING with Arab American Action Network

Join us for an exclusive new report launch from Chicago's AAAN. If you and your community are impacted by surveillance, this panel will offer exclusive research, lessons and tools to resist it!

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An orange gradient background featuring black text title “Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures”. Subtitle says “For People in the Pittsburgh Region”. Date and time in the center left says “Tuesdays July 19 & 26 | 6:30-8:30PM ET”. Below text says “Interpreters & captioners available by request”. In the center right is an illustration of a purple colored city outline behind two oversized purple colored hands, holding 3 people in the center. One person on the left is signing “I love you”, and on the right the second person is sitting in a wheelchair smiling, while the third person is also smiling and hugging them from behind. The link to register is visible at the bottom “bit.ly/PH-Pittsburgh”.
July 19, 2022
Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures (Pittsburgh Region)

This two-part workshop series is for organizations and groups in the Pittsburgh region that are looking to apply a disability justice framework and practices to their work.

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An illustration by @qamarprints featuring a brown fist-shaped tree in the center that is growing out of a green hilly field grasping two art-making tools, a pencil and paintbrush. Two small cop cartoons in black & white on either side of the tree cower in fear. Above is an orange to yellow sunset with many thin golden beams swirling across the image. Atop title says “Closing Celebration Arts & Social Justice Fellowship” and below “with, Elena House-Hay, Saleem Hue Penny, Joe Tolbert Jr”. Date/time says "June 30, 2022 | 3:30pm PT / 5:30PM CT / 6:30PM ET". Registration link visible at the bottom "bit.ly/PH-Celebrate".
June 30, 2022
Closing Celebration: PeoplesHub Arts and Social Justice Fellowship

Come celebrate our Artist Fellows Elena House Hay and Saleem Hue Penny as they close their time with us as our Spring Cohort of our Arts and Social Justice Fellowship.

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A brown background with a light yellow gradient in the top right. Title in black text with white background says "Practicing as an Artist in the Solidarity Economy". Subtitle says "3-part series", and below "with Ebony Gustave & Robin Crane". Illustration in center of two brown hands cracking an egg and dropping flour in a bowl with words "transform" and "organized" spilling out of the ingredients. Date/time info "Sat June 18 | 1-3pm et / 10am-12pm pt, Mon June 27 | 7-9pm et / 4-6pm pt, Tues July 5 | 7-9pm et / 4-6pm pt". Registration link at the bottom "bit.ly/PH-SEArt" and "English/Spanish Interpreters Provided".
June 18, 2022
Practicing as an Artist in the Solidarity Economy

A series for creatives to practice solidarity economy principles, get inspired by other aligned artists, participate in creative self-reflection, and weave networks of mutual support.

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An illustration featuring a puppet show with many fists representing people power on one side, versus the greedy empire/war machine on the other, in front of orange curtains and a swirly blue-green background. Title in white says "Culture is our Weapon: Cultural Organizing 101" and below text "April 27th & 28th, 7-9PM ET/ 6-8PM CT/ 4-6PM PT. Register: bit.ly/PHWCulture101". Bottom text says "With: Joe Tolbert Jr.". PeoplesHub logo also visible in top left corner
April 27, 2022
Culture Is Our Weapon: Cultural Organizing 101

What is cultural organizing? How can art and culture be used in service of collective liberation, values of cultural organizing campaigns, and drafting the cultural organizing campaign?

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A yellow to orange gradient background featuring black text title “Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures”. Below text says “with Stefanie, Dustin Gibson” above a photo of both trainers. Date and time says “Thursdays April 21 & 28, 5:30-7:30PM ET / 2:30-4:30PM PT”. Below text says “Interpreters and captioners available by request”. link to register is also visible “bit.ly/PH-DJ”.
April 21, 2022
Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures

Develop an expansive understanding of disability and ableism that’s rooted in historical context, and determine the differences between accessibility and access.

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 A graphic with a bright gradient background of hot pink, reddish orange, blue and yellow. Title reads "Resilience & Restoration in 2022". Date and Time info below title is "Thursday January 27th, 4-6PM PT / 6-8PM CT / 7-9PM ET." and underneath "interpreters & captioners available by request". Photos of trainers Jardana Peacock & Joe Tolbert Jr are visible in two circles with their names above. Registration link at the bottom is "bit.ly/PHNewYear".
January 27, 2022
Resilience and Restoration in 2022

Join us as we welcome in the new year and focus on why resilience and restoration are necessary for thriving and healthy movements.

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Title says “Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora - October”. There is a colorful image of Afro-Latino people dancing joyfully in a circle. Below text says “conversations: 1 out of 3” in collaboration with PeoplesHub. The date & time information says Saturday, December 11th from 3-5pm PT/ 5-7pm CT/ 6-8pm ET
December 11, 2021
Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora - October

Join in a conversation about Black territories of freedom and engage with one another about strategies for creating spaces of freedom throughout the African diaspora.

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Title says “Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora”. An image of an Afro-Latino family is in the center, in front of a house with two palm trees. date and time info below says “Saturday, December 11th from 3-5pm PT/ 5-7pm CT/ 6-8pm ET”. at the bottom “in collaboration with peopleshub”
December 11, 2021
Territories of Freedom: Testimonies of the Afro Diaspora

Join in a conversation about Black territories of freedom and engage with one another about strategies for creating spaces of freedom throughout the African diaspora.

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Dark blue starry background featuring the title: “Power of Online Spaces”. Date and time information says “November 16th, 6-8pm ET / 3-5 PM PT. Interpreters & captioners available by request”. To the right text says “with Hope Ghazala, Nico Amador” with photos of trainers underneath. The bottom has registration link “http://bit.ly/PHPower”
November 16, 2021
Power of Online Spaces

How to bring popular education methodology online.

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A yellow to orange gradient background featuring black text title “Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures”. Below text says “with Ngozi Alston, Dustin Gibson” above a photo of both trainers. Date and time says “Thursday’s Oct 21 & 28, 5:30-7:30PM ET / 2:30-4:30PM PT”. Below text says “Interpreters and captioners available by request”. link to register at bottom “bit.ly/PH-DJ”.
November 11, 2021
Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures - November

Develop an expansive understanding of disability and ableism that’s rooted in historical context, and determine the differences between accessibility and access.

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A bright green gradient background with the title “Black Space, Black Thought: The Political Importance of Black Bookstores”. An illustration of a stack of 5 books in the center features text on each spine with program information: “November 10th, 3-5 PM PT / 6-8 PM ET. with Malaika Adero, Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin, Alona Norwood & Joe Tolbert. Free to register: bit.ly/PHBlackBookstores. Interpreters & captioners available by request”.
November 10, 2021
Black Space, Black Thought: The Political Importance of Black Bookstores

Join us for an interactive, intergenerational conversation on the political importance of Black publishing and bookstores, and the cultural strategies of resistance that we can bring forward to reclaim and create Black space.

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Light blue background with dark blue text that reads We Won't Go Back: WTF is Normal? Centered is an illustration of a person holding an open book with a hospital tag on their wrist and IV in their arm. The book contains info for the circles. Part 1, Tuesday, November 9th 3-5 pm PT | 6-8 pm ET. Host: Dustin Gibson. Guests: Aerik Woodams, JD Davids, Sterling Johnson. Part 2, Wednesday, November 10th 1-3 pm PT | 4-6 pm ET. Host: Cyree Jarelle Johnson. Guests: Elena House-Hay, Deborah Grace, Tom Olin. PeoplesHub logo and "ASL/English interpreters and live captioning provided" is also visible.
November 9, 2021
We Won’t Go Back: WTF is Normal?

Join disabled organizers and artists to explore stories about vaccines, medications, institutions, prisons, and the impact of “returning to normal” on our daily lives.

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Image features a beige background with a large illustration of a hand holding a pencil, inside of a light red sphere with orange, peach, and purple brush strokes. There is a golden dandelion under the hand, and a golden 8-pointed star next to the pencil tip. Image title reads “I’m not a writer but…A writing workshop for organizers, activists and movement builders”. Underneath text reads “with Nico Amador”, and date / time of workshops on “Wednesdays Sept 29 & Oct 13, Oct 6 — optional writing space | 6-8pm ET / 3-5PM PT”. Text underneath says “Interpreters and captioners available by request”. Registration link at the bottom is bit.ly/PHWriting.
September 29, 2021
I’m Not a Writer BUT... A Writing Workshop for Organizers, Activists and Movement-Builders

A writing workshop for organizers, activists and movement-builders who want support to write about their experiences.

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A collage of Elandria Williams smiling surrounded by yellow marigold flowers, white daisies, fern leaves, with two butterflies and an indigo hummingbird floating on a light pink background. “Remembering Elandria - One Year” in gold letters is above the collage in a half-circle. Co-sponsor logos on bottom are Highlander Center and DRUUMM. Event info on bottom is “Sept 22nd, 4PM PT / 6PM CT / 7PM ET. To register: Bit.ly/PHRememberingE”.
September 22, 2021
Remembering Elandria - One Year

Reflect, remember and reinvigorate your commitment to an expansive imagination in honor of Elandria’s life and work.

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