James Connolly Forum sponsors speaker events which generally happen once a month and are announced via email or on Oakwood Community Center's Facebook page. The Connolly Forum also has a website that is regularly updated.
James Connolly (June 1868 – 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader. Lived briefly in the Oakwood CC neighborhood. He was executed by a British firing squad because of his leadership role in the Easter Rising of 1916.
Picture: Political Science Professor Jodi Dean speaking in January 13th, 2012 on "The Meaning of Occupy Wall Street for the Left" to a packed house.