Classes held at the East Side Freedom Library–

1105 Greenbrier Street, St. Paul, MN 55106

New Brookwood uses a cohort model for core classes to maximize deep learning and inter-union dialogue. Accepted and returning students can click here to register for classes

If you are ready to join a cohort, please visit

Cohort and non-cohort students are welcome to join our summer seminars which are listed below (this is a great option for folks who live out of town!) 

2019 Core Classes

People's Leadership


Fridays 9am-12pm

April 12-June 14

Tuesdays 5pm-8pm

September 9-November 22 

(No class October 1–Rosh Hashanah)

Read about People's Leadership

Working Class History


Fridays 1pm-4pm

April 12-June 14

Thursdays 5pm-8pm

September 9-November 22 

(No class October 31–Halloween)

Read about Working Class History

Economics As If Workers Mattered


Fridays 9am-12pm

September 9-November 15

Organizing & Campaign Strategies Field Class


Fridays 1pm-4pm

September 9-November 15

Summer Seminars

Intro to the Global Labor Movement


July 18-21

Join guest professor, Dr. Helena Worthen, to explore how the labor movement looks different across political and economic systems. 


Theories of the Labor Movement


August 15-18 2019

New Brookwood co-founder, Dave Kamper, will lead this engaging seminar on theories that drive the labor movement.