• Favela Community Land Trust

    Catalytic Communities’ newest project has the potential of offering a land tenure security model for informal settlements around the world. We are studying the development of Community Land Trusts (CLTs) in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. This [...]
  • RioOnWatch Turns 8!

    On this, our 8th birthday, we are setting out to make RioOnWatch financially sustainable by engaging the monthly support of fans like you. Read on to see what RioOnWatch has accomplished so far and what makes our work uniquely impactful. [...]
  • Spring 2018 University Tour Stops

    Catalytic Communities’ Executive Director Dr. Theresa Williamson delivers regular talks at universities across North America. All proceeds go to support Catalytic Communities’ work with Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. Please join us! For [...]