Ruckus Spring 2021 T4T


Moving Forward

We are excited to announce that we are transforming into a hub for training and movement building! As a hub, CTWO will continue its vision and mission to build and sustain a thriving social justice movement led by communities of color. We will do this by creating a space for education, innovation, and experimentation and […]

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Praxis Cohort Application

The Center for Third World Organizing, in partnership with the Liberatory Leadership Project, is announcing the 2021-2022 PRAXIS Cohort Fellowship Program.  The PRAXIS Cohort is an opportunity to support (5) Black-led organizations that are in the founding stages (years 0-5) of a new organization or project, in creating a values-driven libratory organizational structure that allows […]

In Her Own Words

I have been with CTWO since 2012. I came to the organization as a program coordinator and led my first MAAP class that summer. Over the course of the 9 years I have been with CTWO I have held many positions including Field Organizer, Training Director and Finally Executive Director. I have had the immense […]

Leadership Transition

It is with great excitement and sadness that we announce the transition of our beloved leader, Karissa Lewis, out of her role as the Executive Director of  The Center for Third World Organizing. Karissa has been with us for almost 10 years, growing from a MAAP apprentice into the Executive Director. Karissa joyfully led with […]

Community Action Training

Organizing 101 Training

Alumni Network

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Subvert Labs

Subvert Labs cultural workers project Subvert Vol. 1 by Subvert Labs Music for the movement Subvert Labs is a project that develops cultural workers to create musical content that supports larger Movement Work.  The project runs in coordination with MAAP. We provide participants a deeper understanding of systems that create travesties as well as an […]