How do you name an advocacy campaign? Here is a guide, tips, and thoughts to help you with the process of naming a campaign.
This manual will help workers to identify clear campaign goals and objectives, develop strategies and tactics, and create unifying public messages and timelines for campaigns.
What are the key elements of a grassroots campaign? Tips and tricks learnt from working with grassroots activists.
The organiser’s canvas is a visual aid that help organisers think creatively around the organizing process. It allows the organiser to focus on individual leadership practices whilst keeping track of how these practices flow into one another to create the greater whole.
Need some fundraising help? The Commons Library has collated a list of fundraising resources for not for profits and crowdfunders.
Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Nonviolent Direct Action topic area, including NVDA theory, practical guides and case studies.
Ideas for next steps after the Women’s March 4 Justice – including action, skills development, videos, books and podcasts.
Are you an activist experiencing stress or burnout? These articles, videos and tips will help you stay healthy and well while working to change the world.
Organising builds people power for change. Here is a list of resources to get you started including introductions, different approaches, manuals, tactics, videos and more.
Find a comprehensive list of resources from The Commons Social Change Library on diversity, inclusion and solidarity in social movements.
Reports, toolkits, templates and guides from Mobilisation Lab including campaign strategy, storytelling, digital campaigning, security and more.
Welcome to the Lobbying & Advocacy topic in the Commons Social Change Library. This article guides you through a wide range of materials to inform the public in relation to lobbying, advocacy and policy-making.
A list of articles and ideas from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in archiving your work in social change.
Through research you can get to know your issues in depth, find out where people stand on those issues, and make a strong evidence-based case for change. Use these Australian publicly available data sources to strengthen and inform your research.
Digital campaigning leverages technology to create change through emails, petitions, and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and more. Here is a list of resources to get you started.
Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Arts & Creativity topic area – to help you bring more art and heart to your social change activities.
ChangeMakers Organising School – Training (videos and slides) to connect and deepen knowledge to organise for social change.
People power – Learn about the the five different, dynamic strategies that can create powerful change when mixed together.
Learn about 8 blockades that changed Australia including Jabiluka, the Bentley blockade and the Knitting Nannas.
Historical overview of the Australian movement against uranium mining, focussed on two major campaigns: Roxby and Jabiluka.