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 […]

Sample Page

This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say something like this: Hi there! I’m a bike messenger […]

List of MAAP Alumni

2015 Bryant Brown Mohammed Elnaiem Ronnishia Johnson Justin King Karl Kumodzi Molly Linares Lauren Mateo Mariah McClain Brittany Moore Valeria Olguin Frangelin Pozo Victoria Rangel Yanely Rivas Juan Carlos Romero Andrew Thomas Augustine Torres Semaj Wyatt Sharif Zackout 2014 Stephanie Barnett Jerald Bradley Brian Brown Silvia Carrera Samantha Claybon Briana Cross Kny Cordes Jessie Fernandez […]


Formed in 1980, the Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) has been at the forefront of organizing for social change in low income communities of color. Recognizing the need around the country and inspired and motivated by the international efforts and national movements, CTWO realized there needed to be a vehicle that strengthened the social […]


To register for an upcoming Community Action Training, please register for one of the trainings listed below. You will need to complete a two-step registration process: First, enter your contact information and click “Register.” Next, please pay for your registration online with a credit card, or by check. Upcoming 2017 CAT Trainings Atlanta CAT : […]

Community Action Trainings

Learn from experienced organizers, share skills and knowledge with activists, and have fun meeting others dedicated to building a movement. At CTWO, we are committed to ensuring that your staff and leadership team are able to fully participate in the training, and we can work with you to tap funding sources to do this. Starting […]