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Report From NCOR 2007

May 24, 2007

Building Grassroots Power: The Catalyst Delegation and Program at the National Conference on Organized Resistance: March 9-11th 2007 With over a thousand activists from around the country, Catalyst led three sessions at this years National Conference on Organized Resistance.  NCOR, which was founded by Catalyst advisor Nisha Anand, celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary.  NCOR is […]

We Must Know Our History

May 24, 2007

Catalyst Benefit Brings Out a Community of Support On May 22nd over 80 people come together at El Rio, a community bar in the Mission District, for the Heads Up Collective monthly film series.  Heads Up Collective, a sister organization of the Catalyst Project, has been using the film series over the past 3 years […]

The Ruckus Society 2001-2003

December 1, 2006

From 2001 through 2003 Catalyst Project worked closely with the Ruckus Society.  Ruckus is a leading direct action training center.  Working primarily in the environmental and social justice movements through the late 1990s, Ruckus trained hundreds of mostly white activists in the skills of non-violent direct action: blockades, media, legal, campaign design, banner hanging and […]

Direct Action to Stop the War 2003

December 1, 2006

With the Bush administration leading the United States to a war against Iraq, millions of people around the world took to the streets for peace and justice.  On February 15th, 2003, over fifteen million people in 60 countries marched against the war in the largest protest in recorded history.  In the Bay Area, global justice […]

Direct Action to Stop the War 2003

December 1, 2006

With the Bush administration leading the United States to a war against Iraq, millions of people around the world took to the streets for peace and justice.  On February 15th, 2003, over fifteen million people in 60 countries marched against the war in the largest protest in recorded history.  In the Bay Area, global justice […]

Beyond Voting Day of Action: Nov 3rd 2004

December 1, 2006

{mosimage} {multithumb} The day after the Presidential election, grassroots social justice activists planned marches to demonstrate that "Whoever Wins, the Struggle for Justice Continues".  Catalyst facilitated a planning process that brought together global justice and anti-war activists with locally based economic and racial justice activists.  The collaboration led to a highly successful Anti-Imperialist Contingent led […]

Anti-Imperialist Soccer Tournament: August-November 2003

November 29, 2006

Catalyst Project members played leading roles bringing together the Anti-Imperialist Soccer Tournament and in building the Kronstadt Football Club.

Against Patriarchy Men’s Groups: Spring of 2002-Winter of 2005

November 29, 2006

Catalyst Project members played major roles in two Men Against Patriarchy groups in the Bay Area.

Strategic Resistance: August 2001

November 29, 2006

Catalyst Project members were part of the organizing committee of Strategic Resistance and Catalyst Project provided training as part of the outreach for the conference.

Anti-Racist Organizing Discussion Group

November 29, 2006

Catalyst Project ran a year long discussion group with a core group of 10 activists who had all gone through a six week Anti-Racism for Global Justice workshop series led by Sharon Martinas and Chris Crass.