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Archive: May 2019

The Archive is Closed: Saturday, June 15

We’ll be closed on Saturday, June 15th for our quarterly volunteer retreat. Stop by some other day during our regular open hours.

Unschooling: Understanding the past, living the present, looking towards the future

Friday, June 21, 7:30pm
In collaboration with the rooted us unconference. This talk and discussion will look at the history of the unschooling movement, as well as the potential for its future.

Historical Memory, Citation, and the Archive: Activating the Components of Our Culture of Revolt

June 23, 2019, 6-8pm

How do recollections and invocations of past struggles inform contemporary campaigns against injustice? Drawing on material from his new book Premonitions, movement-based scholar AK Thompson reveals how historical memory, citation, and the archive operate unconsciously to constitute the political field and shape our culture of revolt.

Everybody’s Got a Right to Live Propaganda Party

Saturday, June 1, 1-5pm

Join Interference Archive and the NYC Poor People’s Campaign for the Everybody’s Got A Right To Live Propaganda Party. We’ll gather at Interference Archive to screenprint posters, t-shirts, fabric, make buttons, banners and more with messages promoting

Exhibition Tour of Everybody’s Got The Right To Live: The Poor People’s Campaign 1968 & Now

Saturday, May 25, 2pm

Who lived at Resurrection City in 1968? What was it like to live there? Join us at Interference Archive on Saturday afternoon for an intimate look at the current exhibition with our esteemed elder Carlos Raúl Dufflar, a leader in both the original Poor People’s Campaign of 1968 and today’s PPC: A National Call for Moral Revival! A rare chance to hear the photographs and archival materials come to life with poetry, stories, music and firsthand insights from his experiences as a resident of Resurrection City, and from 50 years of organizing.

Documentary film screening of EMPIRE STATE RUMBLINGS & Report-back from the Freedom Bus Tour

Thursday, May 9th, 7pm-9pm. Free admission.
The first film to document the launch of the New York State Poor People’s Campaign, EMPIRE STATE RUMBLINGS tells the story of a new type of organizing seen through the eyes of four incredible women who participated in the intensity of the campaign’s beginnings. In English with Spanish subtitles.

Audio Interference 65: Library Freedom Project

The Library Freedom Project is an organization that’s making an impact in local communities, helping reduce the harm that people face online from hackers, law enforcement and major corporations.

The Poor People’s Campaign Concert & Jam

Friday, May 17th, 7-10pm. Free admission.

An evening of music and song in celebration of the history and spirit of the Poor People’s Campaign featuring an incredible line-up of contemporary musicians and movement leaders! After the concert we will lift our voices in a song circle and open jam, please bring your musical instruments and join in!