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chris cavanagh
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chief cook and bottlewasher
Catalyst Centre (One-Stop Pop Ed Shop Worker Co-op)
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Chris Cavanagh is a popular educator, storyteller and graphic artist, who has worked in popular arts production, coalition building, anti-racism, international solidarity and democratic organisational change. He is a co-founder of the Catalyst Centre, a Toronto-based popular education worker co-op that does curriculum development and design and facilitation for non-profits, educational institutions and trade unions. Also a member of the Doris Marshall Institute for Education and Action between 1991 and 1998, he served on the steering committee of the Naming the Moment Project workshops 1990-1994 and has worked in human rights and social justice education since 1979, working with the Montreal Social Justice Committee, CUSO Quebec, Equitas, co-founding the International Youth for Peace and Justice Tour. Chris has taught an annual graduate class in popular education (Popular Education for Social Change) since 2001 for the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto where is also the coordinator of the Wild Garden Media Centre.