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Toolkits & Resources
Survey Report: North Miami Small & Microbusinesses
In late 2020 / early 2021, Catalyst Miami surveyed small and microbusinesses across North Miami to find out...
Catalyst Miami: Local Impact, National Implications (White Paper)
Commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and researched/written by Anne Folan, this white paper dives...
2020 Annual Report
2020 caused us all to rethink, adapt, and show up with all hands on deck. It also presented...
Equitable Adaptation Legal & Policy Toolkit
With the creation of the Georgetown Climate Center's Equitable Adaptation Legal & Policy Toolkit, we sought to help...
How to Submit Op-Eds & Letters to the Editor
You've written an op-ed or letter to the editor, had friends give you feedback, and now you're ready...
Public Comment Mad Lib
This short, handy graphic is a guide to speaking publicly in government spaces. While it is intended to...
In this toolkit, we share our strategy, successes, and lessons learned from the CLEAR Miami program. We hope...
Florida Thrives: Community of Practice Report
The rate of increase in adverse effects of severe income inequality and other socio-economic ills in Florida far...
The FinTech Project
Catalyst Miami experimented with using financial apps to see if they help our clients save more money and...
Realizing Resilience: Social Equity + Economic Opportunity
A report by Urban Land Institute (ULI) Tampa Bay for the City of St. Petersburg with a particular...
Housing Justice is Climate Justice
A vision for equitable housing policy in south Florida communities and advocates fighting for dignified and sustainable housing...
Racial Gaps in Financial Outcomes
In this report, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Institute studies racial gaps in liquid assets, take-home income, and families'...
Executive Summary for My Mind & My Money Study
This study investigated the relationship between personality metrics and savings behaviors amongst low-wealth individuals in Miami. A number...
A Plan for Universal Children's Savings Accounts
In November 2019, Future Bound Miami was launched as Florida's first universal children's savings account program. This report...
Tipping Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Catalyst Miami
This in-depth case study examines Catalyst Miami's work over two decades, evolving to meet the needs of Miami-Dade...
Public Land for Public Good
Catalyst Miami is part of a 30+ organization coalition urging local elected officials to utilize vacant public land...
Connect Capital Miami Report
Connect Capital is an action plan released in May 2019 by the City of Miami and Miami Homes...
A Scan of Municipal Financial Capability Efforts
As the connection between financial capability and social mobility is increasingly clear, public and private actors are moving...
Resilient 305 Strategy
This strategy is greater Miami's strategy to address resilience challenges prioritized through inter-governmental and community collaboration as part...
The Color of Wealth
This study sheds light on the widening gap in wealth in the Miami area between white households and households of color. Among non-white...
Hurricane Recovery Best Practices White Paper
A white paper on hurricane preparedness and responses/best practices after Hurricane Irma. Read the document here.
Children's Health White Paper
A white paper to demonstrate that increases in family income result in improved children's health outcomes. Read the...
Recommendations from South Florida Climate Change Equity Solutions Summit
These are the recommendations to help shape the update of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Action Plan, or...
An Equitable Water Future: A National Briefing Paper
A report by the US National Water Alliance which presents a water equity framework, drawing on the wisdom...
Prosperity Miami Initiative
The Prosperity Miami (PM) pilot initiative - a collaboration of Catalyst Miami, New Florida Majority, and South Florida...
Social Justice Table: Year 2 Report
The Miami Social Justice Table was a 4-year exercise in building networks of organizations across Miami working on...
The Transformation Team: An Enabling Structure for Organizational Learning in Action
This paper brings in two key concepts from Organizational Theory to inform Community Psychology theory and practice: reflective...
Miami Thrives: Weaving a Poverty Reduction Coalition
In an environment where community based organizations are asked to do increasingly more to alleviate the effects of...
Miami's Third Sector Alliance for Community Well-being
The aim of this paper was to outline a vision for a Third Sector Alliance to build organizational,...
Promoting Strengths, Prevention, Empowerment, and Community Change Through Organizational Development
SPEC Learning and Changing by Doing is a three-year, action research, and organizational change project designed to ultimately...