Matthew Slaats

Experienced Organizer, Researcher, and Educator with a demonstrated history of working in civic & community engagement with a focus on grassroots community development. Vast knowledge in the fields of creative placemaking, participatory budgeting, and development of solidarity economy.

The Response: Resist & Build with Emily Kawano, Matthew Slaats and Edget Betru

The Response is a podcast produced by Shareable exploring how communities respond to disaster — from hurricanes to wildfires to reactionary politics and more. This episode features organizers stewarding the "Resist and Build" coalition and gatherings in the United...