Case studies are histories and accounts of campaigns and events which includes lessons and insights that can be applied more broadly. At their best they provide inspiration while helping us to hone in on the finer points of activism. Here is a template to help you get started writing your case study.
See this article, Learning from Peers and the Past: Writing Case Studies, for tips for writing case studies.
Campaign Case Study Template
Title (include dates at end e.g. 2021 – 2022)
One/Two sentence summary
Time period notes
Background History and Context
Partners / Allies / Supporters
Opponent Responses / What feedback did you get?
Tactics / Methods / Tools used (Here is a list of methods from the Global Nonviolent Action Database)
Outcomes, Influence, Effects, Types of Change?
What would you do differently next time?
Case Study Details
Other notes and/or commentary
External / Related links (e.g.videos, social media)
References / Sources
Put sources in Harvard Citation style. Here’s a Harvard Reference Generator to help make it easier.
Author of Case study