The Baltimore Free School

Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Address

30 W. North Ave. Baltimore, MD 21201


Conscious Self Assertion and Black Women’s Identity A Writing Workshop

“Conscious Self Assertion and Black Women’s Identity” will be a writing course on Black women’s existential experience with interpersonal interactions and how systemic pushback affects their self identity.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, July 15, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Saturday, July 29, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Expressive Art and Coping Skills!

In this two part workshop, participants will use art as a tool for therapeutic expression and also learn coping skills in the process.

The Baltimore Free School
Sunday, July 30, 2017 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Independent Black Political Action: Our Ongoing Story of Social Justice In America

A multimedia exploration of the local and national history of independent Black community organizing for social and economic justice.

The Baltimore Free School
Friday, August 18, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Misogynoir and Transmisogyny in conversation

We would like to engage and pull out dialogue between trans/Cis women about race, class and sexual liberty.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Welcome to the Movement for Trans Lives

Introduction to why transgender issues are not transgender issues. This lecture, regularly offered by the Baltimore Transgender Alliance, explores the foundations of the Movement for Trans Lives and why trans bodies are a battle ground for the very movements that forget us.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Cooperative Economics Intro and Advanced

The course provides learners an intro to cooperatives. Going through the different types of coops (worker, consumer, producer, housing), some of the history of cooperative models, and the different ways cooperatives can be structured and democratically managed.

The Baltimore Free School
Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Healing through Sewing for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Join us as we affirm our truth in the face of abuse by processing our trauma through poetry and creating dolls.

The Baltimore Free School
Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

500 Flyers & Some Friends: DIY Art Career

Participants will explore and put language and images to their artistic identity.

The Baltimore Free School
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Cooperative Economics: Intro

The course provides learners an intro to cooperatives. Going through the different types of coops (worker, consumer, producer, housing), some of the history of cooperative models, and the different ways cooperatives can be structured and democratically managed.

The Baltimore Free School
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Cooperative Economics Advanced

The course provides learners an intro to cooperatives. Going through the different types of coops (worker, consumer, producer, housing), some of the history of cooperative models, and the different ways cooperatives can be structured and democratically managed.

The Baltimore Free School
Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Paint with Your Heart

Paint with your Heart is a creative group therapy session where we paint and discuss our artistic process with the goal of Emotional Detoxification through art.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 1:00 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:30 - 12:00 PM

Equity and Inclusion Demystified: Minority Rights are Human Rights

Equity and Inclusion Demystified: Minority Rights are Human Rights Brainstorm information the creates a clearer understanding of the underlying issue Learn the Process of Change and Transformation Discuss conscious and subconscious patterns of privilege and oppression Create a new vision for the world moving forward

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Crochet Bombing for Social Justice

Over many generations fabric art has played a major part in the lives of oppressed people. It has been used to express raw emotion and address issues of social justice.During this course we will discuss some of those methods and their historical impact, and how the installment of yarn bombs around Baltimore City is bringing to light things that still need attention.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Hollaback BMore: Creating Safer Spaces

"No Sexism, No Racism, & No Homophobia Allowed" is a great idea, but how do you implement it in real life? And what is it missing? This workshop should help people recognize some of the privileges they walk around with, as well as provide some skills on how to use it for good.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM