A curated and comprehensive list of tools for democracies and their representatives to conduct an effective assistance program to nonviolent pro-democracy movements.
Looking for articles, books, case studies, tips about social change and activism? You’ve found the right place – The Commons Social Change Library.
The article highlights the urgent need for peacebuilding in the United States due to deep political divisions and conflicts following the elections.
Lessons learned and tips from 350.org about making escalated actions bold and safe. These tips were learnt after an action in Brazil against fracking in 2015
Sophia Zaia, a consultant for Powerlabs, shares her key takeaways about using a coaching approach when working with volunteers for the Sunrise Movement’s distributed voter contact program.
The Leaderful Organizing Toolkit is a comprehensive resource that offers practical guidance, tools, and examples for fostering leadership and collective action within organizations and movements.
This research report explores the concept of leaderful organizing and provides research on building leaderful movements in Europe.
Tips and checklists for planning and running accessible protests and other actions.
This guide is useful for anyone who is new to lobbying and wants to learn more. It includes how to guides, stories and examples.
It’s essential for people to feel they can do something about a problem. Here is what we can do to increase people’s efficacy to take action.
A book review of Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World by Jamie Barlett. This book review focuses on the ‘radical’ climate activists.
A book and a series of in depth videos based on each chapter about Environmental Movements and Activism around the World.
The Activist Handbook is a ‘wikipedia’ style website that provides guides and resources for people to become effective activists.
Easy to use resources including guides, tips and videos provide advice on how to be more inclusive of people with an intellectual disability.
Collection of different case studies / stories of organising and movements from across the globe collated and presented by 350.org.
A short guide from People with Disability Australia PWDA with useful tips on how to portray images of people with disability.
Case study of a citizens’ jury about the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS called the Citizens’ Jury Scorecard Project (Australia).
Nonviolent Campaigning, Organising and Wellbeing Resources | Şiddetsiz Kampanya, Örgütlenme ve Esenlik Kaynakları (Turkish – Türkçe)
A collection of resources on nonviolence, campaigning, organising and well being in Turkish collated by Şiddetsizlik Merkezi.
This memo provides a brief overview of key considerations and pointers for responsible and conflict-sensitive election-related reporting.
Videos and overviews of group norms and social identity within the context of understanding conflict between groups.
The participation of people with disability makes groups, campaigns and movements stronger! A webinar presented by the Commons & PWDA.