Workshops

Favela Community Land Trusts

Catalytic Communities’ newest project has the potential of offering a land tenure security model for informal settlements around the world. We are studying the [...]

Vidigal Debate Series: 3rd Debate

[Click here for debates: 1, 2, and 4] On Tuesday May 6, the Vila Vidigal Neighborhood Association, Catalytic Communities, the Intersectoral Forum of Vidigal, Albergue da [...]

Evictions Resistance Techniques

Since November 2010 Catalytic Communities has been carefully documenting, tracking and following evictions patterns in favelas across the city. As a result, we have become [...]

Introduction to Gentrification

“Gentrificação” has become a hot word in contemporary Rio de Janeiro, introduced in 2011 to the common vernacular. Catalytic Communities was the first [...]
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