A conversation with Hanna Thomas who guided 350.org to adopt a product team model for more effective digital campaigning.
Mobilisation Lab was born inside Greenpeace International to enable faster and better development of global best practice in digital campaigning. Now the MobLab is an independent global organisation transforming social change for the networked age.
The MobLab enables global campaigners to build a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world by equipping them with strategies, tools, tactics, and partners, using a systems-based, people-powered approach.
The Commons MobLab collection brings together many of the reports, training materials, toolkits and other materials they share with campaigners, strategists and advocacy leaders.
Metrics should help you improve how you invest in and plan campaigns. But while “vanity metrics” such as list size or pageviews sound big and impressive, they can be misleading. This report offers new approaches to measuring member engagement.
5 tools to help you plan your campaign strategy including templates on calls to action, ladder of engagement, timelines, team culture, campaign canvas…
3 tools to test early versions of campaign ideas with target audiences starting with deciding on what to prototype. These tools are by Mobilisation Lab.
6 tools for creative idea generation for your next campaign by Mobilisation Lab e.g. mind maps, idea generation, picture prompts, prototypes, etc.
9 tools to deepen your understanding of the people you want to engage in campaigns e.g. personas, framing worksheet, questioning guide, by Mobilisation Lab.
7 tools for defining your campaign problem come from The Campaign Accelerator Toolkit by MobLab. Where will your campaign go? Which problems will you focus on solving?
The Mobilisation Cookbook is a guide to answer (almost) everything you wanted to know about “people-powered” campaigns at Greenpeace but were afraid to ask. Developed for Greenpeace staff, volunteers, and allies, this guide will help anyone cook up effective people-powered campaigns.
Build strong advocacy teams using this checklist to assess your team’s readiness to campaign for—and win—change in the modern landscape.
Is your campaign about people, or staff? Distributed, or centralised? This worksheet outlines six factors to think about when analysing how ‘open’ your campaigns are, from the participants of MobLab’s Open Campaigns Camp.
The four ingredients Greenpeace campaigners use to build successful people-powered campaigns, straight from the folks at MobLab.
This MobLab guide sets out to help digital campaigners and practitioners apply tried-and-true methods of making social media content that actually spreads.
Decentralised, grassroots-led digital campaigning has taken off in the last decade. This report looks at the impact these campaigns are having, what lessons we can learn from them about success, and what these new campaigns platforms mean for the future of social change.
This MobLab report examines innovative volunteer engagement work by 35 organisations empowering people to scale change and win by learning and doing more. Featuring video and audio from the practitioners.
An overview of the tools and tactics Greenpeace offices around the world use to ensure their office teams are working seamlessly together. Explore by Country/Region and Trait to find the successful practices or “bright spots” highlighting ongoing experiments in team integration.
Bring People Power into your next campaign or project with MobLab’s online course. Based on the Mobilisation Cookbook, drawing on Greenpeace’s expertise, the free course covers core elements of a ‘people-powered’ campaign, when to use them and what to mix them with. Based on real-life campaign examples, you’ll also cover practical tools needed to create your own campaigns.