Here is a list of radical, alternative and community libraries in Australia and around the world.
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A guide to Coalition Building resources in the Commons Social Change Library including frameworks, training sessions, podcasts, and case studies.
A guide from The Commons Social Change Library with collated resources to help groups work together better.
A guide to First Nations campaigning and activist resources in the Commons Social Change Library including stories and perspectives.
Find a comprehensive list of resources from The Commons Social Change Library on diversity, inclusion and solidarity in social movements.
Easy Read Guides to learn about the commons library, social change, campaigning, organising, story and stories of campaigns and people.
Commons Conversations Podcast – Interviews with campaigners about insights into activism, learning in movements, radical history and more.
The concept of prefigurative practices can help us identify and cultivate the many forms of activism that help to open up the space of possibilities from within which we can co-create better futures.
A collection of legal guides and resources for activists about protesting in Australia
bell hooks’ ideas have resonated widely. This resource-set focuses on her contributions to three key concepts in social justice movements: understanding intersecting structures of power; practising love, as a verb, as a pathway to justice; and the transformative power of teaching/learning as activism.
Inspiring talk by Koketso Moeti, a South African activist & founder of the digital engagement platform and advocacy organisation amandla.mobi.
Tips on how to run a rapid response media campaign and sustain momentum beyond the immediate media moment.
Sorcha Rochford on how NationBuilder supported customers in running an election campaign and a nonprofit in the midst of the pandemic, with practical takeaways you can apply in the lead up to our next federal election.
Quotes which draw on contemporary experiences of living beyond the gender binary to inspire collective action, resistance and solidarity.
A list of tips on how to write engaging articles from The Commons Social Change Library. Engage with topic, structure, tone and formatting.
Review of the booklet We Will Not Cancel Us – And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice by adrienne maree brown. Discusses transformative justice approaches as an alternative accountability measure to ‘canceling’ individual harm-doers.
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.