by Community Contributors

Favela Culture Makes the City

Clique aqui para Português For the original article by Jorge Barbosa in Portuguese published by Observatório de Favelas click here. Favelas are fruitful places for the creation of culture. Samba, capoeira, and choro are dances and music […]

Event Reports

“Are you coming to Jaca?”

“Are you coming to Jaca?” asked Raylton, a rapper from Cantagalo bouncing up and down on fellow hip hop artist Tigrin´s shoulders at the bottom of the South Zone favela in Ipanema last Thursday evening. […]

Interviews & Profiles

Graffiti, Gender & Rock in Nova Iguaçu

CatComm recently surveyed some of the most active women community leaders in our network about womanhood and community leadership to get a sense of women’s voices and knowledge across Rio’s communities. This is the second […]

Interviews & Profiles

CAMPO Opens New Paths in the West Zone

Clique aqui para Português The distance from the city Center of districts like Santa Cruz, Campo Grande, Bangu and others in Rio’s West Zone have always resulted in delayed development of the region, even with regard […]