Celia Kutz

Celia Kutz is Director of Training for Change, an innovative and influencial grassroots-led training organization in the United States. She has worked as a community organizer building power in South Minneapolis and is a Somatics Movement Educator, focusing her work on the effects of generational trauma on the Ashkenazi Jewish people; an ethnic identity to which she identifies. She has trained environmental activists in Turkey at 350.org’s Global Power Shift, worked with Israeli and Palestinians ex-combatants in Jordan, facilitated strategic visioning with Appalachian activists and led nonviolent civil disobedience trainings. Every year she co-facilitates the Super T, a 19-day training of trainers for 30 activists coming from at least six different countries. She leads Training For Change’s Creative Workshop Design, Organizing Skills Institute and the Training for Social Action Trainers.