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 […]

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. […]

Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program

The Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP), established in 1985, is an 8-week intensive training program that provides people of color with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in grassroots organizing. For the last 30 years, MAAP has been the movement’s flagship organizer training program for people of color, bringing motivated young activists together from […]

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Before you submit your application please make sure you meet the following requirements: Must be a person of color 18 years or older Individuals are confirmed by CTWO as MAAP applicants only upon receiving a completed application. This years program will run from June 18th-August 11th. Applications for MAAP 2017 are due May 31st. Submissions […]

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FAQ Program FAQ Application Process List of Alumni Organizational Hosting Apply  The Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP), established in 1985, is an 8 week intensive training program that provides people of color with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in grassroots organizing. For the last 30 years, MAAP has been the movement’s flagship organizer training […]

CTWO’s History

History Overview The Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) was founded by welfare rights community organizers, Gary Delgado and Hulbert James in 1980. Compelled by both the social, political, and economic conditions confronting communities of color in the 70s and the lack of a racial analysis in the emerging community organizing networks, the founders envisioned […]

Staff List

Karissa Lewis Executive Director karissa@ctwo.org Anthem- Redbone Karissa recently became the Executive Director of CTWO. Prior to the position, she was National Training Director and directed all CTWO programming. Karissa completed MAAP graduate in 2009. She has organized around issues ranging from gentrification to environmental racism, gang injunctions and police brutality. Karissa believes that the […]