Looking to start a campaign or improve your campaign strategy? Here is a list of manuals, templates, tools and other resources to get you started.
Organising builds people power for change. Here is a list of resources to get you started including introductions, different approaches, manuals, tactics, videos and more.
A guide to Coalition Building resources in the Commons Social Change Library including frameworks, training sessions, podcasts, and case studies.
Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Arts & Creativity topic area – to help you bring more art and heart to your social change activities.
Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Nonviolent Direct Action topic area, including NVDA theory, practical guides and case studies.
The Transport for All campaign, coordinated by DRC Advocacy, is fighting for accessible public transport in Victoria, Australia. An interview with Ally Scott and Greg Ferrington about the campaign.
Interview with Rochelle Porteous, experienced campaigner on a range of issues and the Advocacy Manager at the Council for Intellectual Disability.
Introduction This episode features an interview by Commons Librarian Holly Hammond with novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and historian Sarah Schulman. They discuss the nature of effective coalitions, the challenges of accurately documenting social movements, and lessons from campaigns led by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) during the 1980s and 1990s. A participant in […]
Commons Conversations Podcast – Interviews with campaigners about insights into activism, learning in movements, radical history and more.
This interview with Nicky Ison includes tools and ideas for how to incorporate systems thinking into your campaign work and strategy.
Online presentation on skills related to documenting social change & social justice events so that learnings can be shared beyond the event.
Activist case studies are histories & accounts of campaigns and events which includes lessons and insights that can be applied more broadly.
Introduction The ‘first 100 days’ comes from when Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd US President, was elected to power and he and his government made a phenomenal amount of change in a very short time including passing 76 pieces of legislation. For more see Why Do We Care About the First 100 Days? (David Roos, […]
A bingo sheet full of low barrier things folks can do to stay healthier and handle stress better when under pressure.
Interview with an Extinction Rebellion activist about a protest against BlackRock in 2019. She explains how the action was conceptualised, organised & run.
A collection of case studies of how activists have intervened in elections collated by The Commons Social Change Library.
This collection provides how-to guides and resources regarding the skills and tactics you’ll need to reach your goals in election time.
Explore the concepts and tensions that surround elections and activism with some interesting reading collated by the Commons Library.
A new research project to map organising models in Australia, with examples from three organisations: Australian Conservation Foundation, Results Australia, and Amnesty International Australia. Presented at FWD+Organise 2021.
Tips for setting up strong groups and effective campaigns, provided by Holly Hammond to the WELA program.