Founded in 1980, the Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) is a racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. CTWO is a training and resource center that promotes and sustains direct-action organizing in communities of color in the United States. CTWO's programs include training of new and experienced organizers, including the well-known Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP); establishing model multi-racial community organizations; and building an active network of organizations and activists of color to achieve racial justice in its fullest dimensions.
1714 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612