Community classes

Community classes come to you online or throughout Wisconsin, in partnership with community groups and organizations, to reflect the area’s needs. These programs are open to all who wish to study the course topic.

Labor Forward

A live stream interview series

School for Workers is excited to announce a live stream interview series, the Labor Forward Forum. The forum is a free, online series held on the third Wednesday of the month from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Each month, a School for Workers faculty member will interview advocates of the labor/worker movement to highlight their important work, celebrate their progress, and learn from their unique experiences. Pre-registration is required to receive the webinar link.

Labor Forward is back!

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 12:00 p.m.

Featuring: Teamsters Local 344 Business Representative and Director of Organizing: Kevin Schwerdtfeger

Click here to register and receive the webinar link.

While registration for a community class is most often through School for Workers, some sponsors have other preferred processes. Please refer to the class description for information on how to register for the class of your choice.

Generally, tuition for a community class is directly through School for Workers, but some sponsors have other processes. Please refer to the class description for details on class payment.

University of Wisconsin–Madison provides equal opportunities in programming. If you need an interpreter or have a disability and require accommodations, please make your request at registration. You may also make this request by contacting the School for Workers office at or 608-262-2112. Requests are confidential.