Cat Brooks is an artivist and mother whose spent her life working on many social justice
issues. In 2009, Cat joined the fight for Oscar Grant and was instrumental in developing
organizing and communications strategies and leading multiple demonstrations.
In 2013, Cat co-founded the Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP) whose mission is to
eradicate police terror in communities of color. They have successfully developed a
model for first response to police violence that is currently being replicated across the
For the last three years, APTP has successfully called for 96 hours of direct action over
King weekend which culminates in the Reclaiming King's Radical Legacy March;
bringing thousands into the streets.
At the age of 8, Brooks found her voice on the stage as an actress and in her journals
as a writer. In her early 20's, she lived in Los Angeles working as an actress and
communications professional. Since then, her life has been about impacting inequitable
social dynamics through communications, organizing, advocacy, public speaking, and
Cat studied at the National Royal Theater Studio. She has performed two previous times at the Fringe, once at Lady Macbeth in Frantic Red Head Productions walk-about play and also with 108 Productions rendition of Corpus Christi.