Introducing our New Executive Director

The Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Karissa Lewis has been named Executive Director.  Karissa helped found the Bay Area chapter of the National Taxi Workers Union and has played a key role in establishing and anchoring black movement organizations in the Bay Area.  As a graduate […]

Community Action Training New Orleans

Please make sure that you fill out all required fields in the registration form. Once you complete the form, you will have an option to make a payment on line or to send a check.  If you decide to pay on line, you will use the CTWO donation form to pay the amount you’ve agreed-upon […]

CTWO Interns

The Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) is looking for interns to join our research team. Interns will work closely with CTWO staff on researching social movements and working with social media for exciting new projects that CTWO will be working on. The internship program will run the length of an academic period (fall, spring […]

Project Labor Organizer

The New York City “Fight for 15” campaign is seeking candidates committed to the fight for economic and social justice and to raising work place standards for thousands of fast food and low wage workers in New York City. This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Project Labor Organizer for an innovative and […]

CTWO Executive Director featured in Organizing Institute’s Video

“Come organize with us. You’ll get friends, you’ll get family, and you will live to be 100. Guaranteed.” – Faron McLurkin, Executive Director, Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) Check out this video documenting workers organizing for higher wages and better working conditions across the country. The video was shown at the first annual National Organizers Workshop […]

Calling all MAAP Alums! Complete online survey by Friday, March 27

“For years I’ve wished there was a comprehensive study of the impact of the Center for Third World Organizing’s Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program. And now Lynn Roberts is doing one! MAAP alums please take the survey – 45 minutes, you get a $20 bookstore certificate.“  – Rinku Sen, President & Publisher, Race Forward, Calling all MAAP Alums to complete a CUNY survey of […]

New chapter on immigration activism by our research director

Check out CTWO’s research director Dr. Karey Leung’s chapter on New Jersey immigration policies and activism in the newly published Contemporary Immigration in America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia. The chapter highlights recent legislation and activism over immigration policies at the local and state level as well as the historical linkages to immigrant worker activism in New Jersey. […]