Anne Braden Program Update

January 27, 2008

  Dear friends, families and comrades,Thank you all for the tremendous support, guidance, and love that so many of you have contributed to help us build the four-month Anne Braden Anti-Racist Training Program.  Catalyst Project and the Anne Braden leadership team are in high gear preparing for the kick-off on Saturday, Feb. 2, and we’re […]

Catalyst’s Internship Program

January 27, 2008

I first decided to intern with Catalyst Project because, from what I had heard and seen from afar (aka the East Coast), they were serious about building a movement that centers racial justice with white people right there in that struggle. The members of Catalyst seemed to have not just the analysis, but the strategies, […]

Fundraising Drive to Build Anne Braden Program

December 1, 2007

Dear Friends,  We are reaching out to you today with a special request: to help us bring forth a hopeful new vision, the Anne Braden Antiracism Training Program!  We have deeply appreciated your generous support of Catalyst Project in the past, and our work is strengthened and sustained by your commitment to it. 

Just the FAQs

September 30, 2007

Here are answers to many questions you may have about our Anne Braden Training Program.  Read to learn more!

Catalyst Project Launches

September 7, 2007

The Anne Braden Anti-Racist Training Program For White Social Justice Activists, Spring of 2008 This four month political education and leadership development program is designed to support the political development, skills, and analysis of white activists in becoming accountable, principled anti-racist organizers building multiracial movements for justice. The program will begin in February of 2008.  […]

The U.S. Social Forum

May 24, 2007

If Another World is Possible, Another U.S. is Necessary  Catalyst is building for the U.S. Social Forum with allies around the country. We believe that the Social Forum is of critical importance for our movement and strongly encourage all of you, our comrades and allies, to participate in and build this historic opportunity. From June […]

Catalyst’s Internship Program

May 24, 2007

Reflections on My Internship at Catalyst by Cile Beatty I have had the great pleasure of being an intern with the Catalyst Project from the beginning of February to early May; a 20 hours a week internship.   This internship has been part of my masters program at Starr King School for the Ministry.  I graduate […]

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 […]