Understanding power relationships is crucial knowledge for people engaged in social change. Here are guides, tools and other resources.
Learn all about the successful Franklin River Campaign that took place in Tasmania in the 1980s. Includes videos & school resources.
Guides, manuals and tools to help you get the narrative and framing right no matter what social justice issue you are working on.
Here is a collection of resources about deep canvassing scripts including script examples and ideas, video training and podcasts.
An array of resources collated about the marriage equality campaign across the world including lessons learned about messaging and framing.
Australian Progress and Commons Library undertake important research about organising models in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Trying to make sense of the 2022 Australian federal election and the resulting political landscape? This collection of articles will give you valuable insights.
Learn about and understand the ups and downs of social movements from Bill Moyer’s Movement Action Plan and the Four Roles of Activism.
A campaign case study template to get you started in capturing the details of your campaign to capture lessons for others and the future.
Quick tips and tools to improve your internet searching skills including using filters, truncation, phrase searching and hyphens.
A bingo sheet full of low barrier things folks can do to stay healthier and handle stress better when under pressure.
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.
A collection of resources by The Commons Social Change Library to help you learn all about activism, organising and campaigning.
See what’s new in the Commons Social Change Library – making activism smarter and stronger.
The following articles include opinion pieces on the current situation in Ukraine, the case for nonviolent civil resistance, information about the successful nonviolent Orange Revolution of 2014, and ways to keep up to date on the unfolding war.
Are you passionate about social change? Help make activism smarter and stronger by volunteering with the Commons Social Change Library.
Conference Proceedings from the FWD + Organise Conference 2021 held by Australian Progress for community organisers and digital campaigners.
Tips, notes and presentation slides from a session at the FWD + Organise 2021 Conference about how to make online spaces more accessible.
Case study of organising at a local level, Victorian Trades Hall Council’s Candidate School, focused on changing who gets elected to local office.
Learn about the success of a deep canvassing approach to rights for undocumented migrants and Medicare for All in Michigan.