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Leading Change Network

Leading Change Network

The Leading Change Network develops leadership and supports organisers around the world through a community of practice, ongoing learning and coaching. Rooted in community organising, social movement, and civic traditions, the Leading Change Network grew out of the work of Marshall Ganz, his collaborators, their students, and others.

The resources in this collection include articles and training curriculum from Marshall Ganz, as well as manuals and case studies from organisers who have been trained in his approach.

The Power of Story: The Story of Self, Us and Now

Learn all about the power of story and how to tell a story to inspire, make change and motivate action using a framework developed by Harvard Professor Marshall Ganz called “Public Narrative” that revolves around three elements – a Story of Self, Us, and Now.

The Organiser’s Canvas

The organiser’s canvas is a visual aid that help organisers think creatively around the organizing process. It allows the organiser to focus on individual leadership practices whilst keeping track of how these practices flow into one another to create the greater whole.

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What is Organizing?

An introduction to community organising by Marshall Ganz, a key thinker and educator in the field.

Marshall Ganz delivering a lecture

Learn About Organising from Marshall Ganz

Marshall Ganz is a key thinker and educator in the field of community organising. This article gathers two informative videos and details of other ways to learn from Marshall Ganz.

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Leading Change: Leadership, Organization, and Social Movements

This chapter by Marshall Ganz, lecturer and activist, investigates social movement leadership and takes us through examples from history. He outlines Leadership Practices: Relationship, Story, Strategy, Action; Structuring Social Movements; and Leadership Development.

Marshall Ganz teaching a class

Public Narrative: Online Course

Learn all about public narrative and the power of story through this series of videos from Marshall Ganz and the Resistance School.

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