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 […]

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The following books have been suggested to any aspiring community organizer by the CTWO staff and affiliated organizations. The book descriptions are sourced from the book cover itself and/or its product summary on Amazon.

From Our Fellows

“Some social orgs like to stay a little… ‘old-school,’ and not bridge out into social networking sites. So, putting these videos up can be a great way to attract members.” —Jennifer Hightower, Reel Justice Fellow 2013 “Looking back to where I was six weeks ago, I would have never thought I could make videos of […]

FAQ – Program

Q: How is MAAP set up? A: The MAAP program is an 8-week summer program. The first week is a 5-day training and orientation session. For the next 6 weeks, interns are sent to a location somewhere in the country to do on the ground organizing work. At the completion of the field work portion of […]