Case study of organising at a local level, Victorian Trades Hall Council’s Candidate School, focused on changing who gets elected to local office.
Looking for inspiring videos, films and documentaries about social change and activism? The Commons Library has collated them for you.
Learn about the success of a deep canvassing approach to rights for undocumented migrants and Medicare for All in Michigan.
The practicalities and possibilities of using holograms to challenge and subvert anti-protest laws are explored in this case study from Spain.
Prisms of the People: Power and Organizing in Twenty First Century America – Summary & Related Resources
A collation of resources about the book – Prisms of the People: Power and Organizing in Twenty First Century America – by Hahrie Han, Elizabeth McKenna and Michelle Oyakawa.
A guide to Coalition Building resources in the Commons Social Change Library including frameworks, training sessions, podcasts, and case studies.
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.
A guide to First Nations campaigning and activist resources in the Commons Social Change Library including stories and perspectives.
Tasmanian Wilderness Society activists blockaded the Tasmanian Franklin below Gordon Dam site, proposed by the Hydro Electric Commission.
Australian Rainforest Action Groups blockaded ships bringing rainforest timbers logged in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Save Our Sons opposed military conscription for Australia’s role in the United States invasion and occupation of Vietnam.
Street marches and trade union action typified Australian resistance to the building of nuclear reactors and uranium mining and export.
A study of 44 dilemma actions over the last 90 years examines the many benefits of creative protests for social movements.
Anti-apartheid protesters impeded the South African Springboks rugby tour, and stopped the cricket tour, to protest racial inequality.
The words we use matter! The Passing the Message Stick report gathers research and recommendations about the messages that work to promote First Nations justice. Read an excerpt, watch the briefing session, and download the full report.
A timeline of events related to the Australian campaign for marriage equality along with reflection and analysis related to Australian, Irish and US campaigns.
This article introduces some of the key concepts of transformative justice and provides links to a wide array of resources. Transformative justice describes a systems approach to identifying root causes of conflict and responding to these as a community.
A video series from the Social Change Lab, University of Queensland explores how to use learnings from psychology to create social change.
What are the key elements of a grassroots campaign? Tips and tricks learnt from working with grassroots activists.
Ideas for next steps after the Women’s March 4 Justice – including action, skills development, videos, books and podcasts.
ChangeMakers Organising School – Training (videos and slides) to connect and deepen knowledge to organise for social change.