Catalyst Miami Records, 1995-2014

By Stephen Quinones

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Collection Overview

Title: Catalyst Miami Records, 1995-2014

ID: ASM0230

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Founded in 1995 as the Human Services Coalition by Daniella Levine, Catalyst Miami is a non-profit community activist group. Utilizing a vast network of partner organizations and numerous initiatives, Catalyst seeks to equip the socially disadvantaged with financial and healthcare information, public benefits, and educational and economic opportunities. Through programs such as the Prosperity Campaign and Public Allies, Catalyst Miami promotes self-sufficiency, participation in civic life, organizational strength and respect.

This collection contains seven series including: Administrative Files, Initiatives, Conference Materials, Audiovisual Materials, and more. Within these series are various forms of correspondence, training materials, schedules and agendas, promotional materials, newspaper articles and photographs. The documents help reveal the social activist nature of the organization and shed light on some of the many accomplishments it has made through the years.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Gift of Daniella Levine Cava, 2013.

Separated Materials:

1. University of Miami Initiative for Urban and Social Ecology.The Living Tradition of Coconut Grove. Coral Gables, Florida.: The University of Miami School of Architecture and INUSE, 2002

2. Little, Cheryl and Klarreich, Kathie. Securing Our Borders: Post 9/11 Scapegoating of Immigrants. Miami, Fl.: Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Inc., 2005

3. Roth, Daniel Shoer.The Starting Point: Punto de Partida - Stories of Truth & Hope. Miami, Fl.: Human Services Coalition, 2007

4. 3. Roth, Daniel Shoer.The Starting Point: Punto de Partida - Stories of Truth & Hope. Miami, Fl.: Human Services Coalition, 2007

Preferred Citation: Catalyst Miami Records, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Processed by Stephen Quinones and David Young under the supervision of Beatrice Skokan (Manuscripts Librarian).


Box and Folder Listing


Series 1: Administrative FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Organizational Information: Accounting & Finance, 1999-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Organizational Information: Agenda & Meeting Minutes, 2001-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Organizational Information: Awards & Honors, 2010-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Organizational Information: Background Information & Framework, 2002-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Organizational Informations: Board of Directors & Other Positions, 2007-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Organizational Information: Board Manual, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Organizational Information: Bylaws, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Organizational Information: Communications, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Organizational Information: Community Partnerships, 2002-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Organizational Information: Correspondence, 1998-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Organizational Information: Evaluation Reports & Summaries, 1999-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Organizational Information: GAP Commission, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Organizational Information: Grants & Donations, 2007-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Organizational Information: Human Resources, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Organizational Information: Memoranda, 1997-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Organizational Information: Newspaper Articles, 2005-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Organizational Information: Policies & Procedures, 2007-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Organizational Information: Presentations, 2009-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Organizational Information: Promotional Materials, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Organizational Information: Proposals, 2002-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Organizational Information: Publications, 1996-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Organizational Information: Retreats, Schedules & Notes, 2002-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Organizational Information: Assorted Materials, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Strategic Planning: Correspondence, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Strategic Planning: Development Retreat, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Strategic Planning: Goals & Objectives, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Strategic Planning: Health Access, 2002-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Strategic Planning: HSC Workplan, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Strategic Planning: Mobilizing Task Force, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Strategic Planning: Organizational Matrix, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Strategic Planning: Strategic Framework, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Web Files, 2016Add to your cart.
Series 2: InitiativesAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Access through Action, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Agatson Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI), 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Binder, 2003-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Advocacy Corps Training, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Healthcare Campaign, 2003-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Kid Care Campaign, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Tallahassee Action Days, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Unified Campaign, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Call to Action/C.H.A.I.N. Days: Various Factsheets & Information, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Catalyst Champions Campaign, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Children's Trust, 2008-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Civic Life: Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI), 2007-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Coalition to Stop Adult Abuse, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Community Health Assets Project, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Covering Kids, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Emerging Transformational Leadership Program, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Families In Touch (F.I.T.), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Florida Institute for Family Involvement, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Imagine Miami, 2004-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Liveable Communities Collaborative, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Miami Thrives, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP), 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Nonprofit Leadership Training Institute (NLTI), 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Overtown Thrives, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Pennywise Campaign, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Prosperity Campaign: Brochures & Handouts, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Prosperity Campaign: Disability Asset Summit, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Prosperity Campaign: Events, 2003-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Prosperity Campaign: Journey to Prosperity, 2003-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Prosperity Campaign: Newspaper Articles, 2003-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Prosperity Campaign: Pathway to Prosperity, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Prosperity Campaign: Presentations, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Prosperity Campaign: Proposed Legislation, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Prosperity Campaign: Prosperity Journal, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Prosperity Campaign: Publications, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Prosperity Campaign: Workplan, 2003-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Prosperity Campaign: Assorted Materials, 2006-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Public Allies, 2010-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 40: ReServe Miami: Advisory Council Dinner, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 41: ReServe Miami: Brochures & Handouts, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 42: ReServe Miami: Business Plan, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 43: ReServe Miami: Correspondence, 2010-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 44: ReServe Miami: Fedcap Subsidiary Agreement, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 45: ReServe Miami: Newspaper Articles, 2007-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 46: ReServe Miami: ReServe New York Materials, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 47: ReServe Miami: Sustainability Plan, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 48: ReServe Miami: Assorted Materials, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Rise Up to Meet the Road, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 50: ReServe Miami: Self-Sufficiency Standard, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Student Success Center, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Trickle Up Campaign, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 53: U R Knot Alone, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Unified Campaign, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Union of the Uninsured, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Various Organizational Summits: Agenda & Summit Schedules, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Various Organizational Summits: Pre-Summit Training MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 58: Various Organizational Summits: Summit Reports, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Various Organizational Summits: Assorted Materials, 2002-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Flyer: The Time is Now: Building a South FLorida Movement to Cut Poverty and Build OpportunityAdd to your cart.
Advocates for the needs of low-income families. Lobbies for the creation of a strong anti-poverty movement in South Florida politics. The summit will feature speeches by Senator Dwight Bullard, City Comissioner Keon Hardemon, and others prominent in Florida politics
Box 7: T-ShirtsAdd to your cart.
Box 8: T-ShirtsAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Conferences, Project Handbooks & Training ManualsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AmeriCorps VISTA - In Service Training: Binder, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 2: AmeriCorps VISTA - In Service Training: Assorted Materials, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Colorado Nonprofit Development Center: Project Handbook, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 4: EQUIPO Team: Training Manual, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: FESS Project (Florida Economic Self-Sufficiency): Binder, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Florida Nonprofit Alliance: Briefing and Resource Book, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Florida Prosperity Partnership (FPP): Binder, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Florida Prosperity Partnership (FPP): Assorted Materials, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Wider Opportunities for Women: Binder, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Wider Opportunities for Women: Assorted Materials, n.d.Add to your cart.
Series 4: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: 1997 HSC Scrapbook, 1997-1999Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 2000-2002Add to your cart.
Item 3: 2001 HSC Scrapbook, 2001-2006Add to your cart.
Item 4: HSC Scrapbook, 2002Add to your cart.
Series 5: Audiovisual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Video Archives Binder, n.d.Add to your cart.
Assorted CD-Rs and DVD-Rs of related Catalyst Miami materials, events, and activities.
Series 6: Research FilesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1998-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Department of Children and Families - Strategic Vision, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Newspaper Articles, 1996-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Memoranda, 2002-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Presentations, 2007-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Publications, 1985-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Publications, 2004-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Reports & Research Papers, 1995-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Assorted Materials, 2001-2011Add to your cart.
Series 7: Oversized MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Series 8: Social Justice Web Collection - Catalyst Miami RecordsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
The collection archives the website of grassroots organizations concerned with immigration, poverty,affordable housing,gentrification, environmental justice and race relations. Advocacy groups include: Catalyst Miami, Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC), the Haitian Women of Miami (FANM), International Union of Operating Engineers (Local 487), Power U Center for Social Change and Take Back the Land.