People Power, Civil Resistance and Nonviolent Action NVA Trainers and Facilitators – Lists of training activities from Beautiful Trouble.
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Conversation Guide about democracy from Living Room Conversations who use guided conversations to build understanding & transform communities.
Security & safety practices, Verbal De-escalation, Office and Organizational Safety, and Security for events and actions by Vision Change Win.
Better understand how the work of activists, bridge-builders, and organizers can reinforce one another as well as be in constructive tension.
Understand the key attributes of authoritarian systems, how authoritarians wield power, and ways to counter it.
Books, videos and podcasts to learn more about Judith “Judy” Heumann. She was a disability rights activist in the United States.
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice is a collection of essays by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha published in 2018. It is an influential text for disability advocates and all people working to overcome systems of oppression.
The Star Wars TV series Andor is a rich source of lessons for organisers and campaigners. This article focuses on leadership development, as portrayed through the main character Cassian Andor’s journey.
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Protected: The Checklist to End Tyranny: How Dissidents will Win 21st Century Civil Resistance Campaigns
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Three courses by 350.org about how to campaign and social movements. The courses are very user friendly, easy to follow and accessible.
Two pivotal events that set the platform for contemporary campaigning by Australian LGBTQI+ movements: union bans and 1978 Mardi Gras protest.
A collection of resources for celebrating and supporting transgender visibility – on Trans Day of Visibility and everyday.
Guide élaboré pour fournir aux groupes militants des idées et des stratégies pour faire face au roulement des membres, en particulier dans le cas des groupes dirigés par des étudiants.
Read about the history of opposition to uranium mining in Australia in the 1970s and early 1980s regarding union bans and uranium exports.
To build an impactful climate justice movement able to face the challenges ahead we must first build cultures that care for the people doing the work.
Climate activists can start to build a stronger culture of care by taking burnout seriously and understanding its root causes.
Campaign case study to decarbonise road transport by a coalition of environmental & social change groups in Auckland, New Zealand / Aoteoroa.
What makes a protest movement successful? Nonviolence and numbers matter. See the research from the Social Change Lab.
The successful Irish anti-fracking struggle offers key insights on community power building for anti-extraction movements all over the world.