Catalyst Initiative Pilot Projects

Observations and thoughts from civic practice work happening with a diversity of artists, collaborators and contexts around the United States.  Read more here. 


The pilot round of the Catalyst Initiative focused on projects in —

  • Arizona with Liz Burden, Les Pierce, and CoreBanC, Living Streets Alliance, and the Tucson Bus Riders Union
  • Maine with Jennie Hahn, Stephanie Gilbert, and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
  • Kentucky with Mark Kidd, Valerie Horn, and the Cowan Country Action Group
  • Louisiana with Nick Slie, Mondo Bizarro, Jayeesha Dutta, and the Gulf Future Coalition
  • California with Nikiko Masumoto, Mary Kimball, and the Center for Land-Based Learning

Their work and projects are documented here.

An abridged version of the Evaluation report by Pam Korza and Barbara Schaffer-Bacon, of Animating Democracy - a program of Americans for the Arts, in conjunction with Arnold Aprill of Radical Compliance, is here.