Tips from Community Radio 3CR in Australia focussing specifically on interviews regarding sensitive topics.
Identify the institutions that your target relies on for support so you can weaken or disrupt their power.
Map the power dynamics at play to identify your primary target and design a winning campaign strategy.
This article from The Activist Handbook explains step by step how to organise a protest to draw attention to your cause.
Tips on how to acquire a sponsorship and approach organizations from The Activist Handbook, a wikipedia for activists.
A case study of an organisation’s experience with the power of personal stories in helping to build public support for a campaign.
Brandjam campaigns use a companies brand value as a way to access public attention. So…what’s to be learned here?
What is a campaign? and how do you start one? Here are ideas, steps and handouts from Campaign Bootcamp to help you get started with your campaign planning.
Be inspired with this list of movies and documentaries about social movement struggles, victories and leaders – Selma, Milk, Silkwood, Norma Rae, Gandhi and more.
Randall Smith from PowerLabs shares a framework for thinking about training and behaviour change called KSW or KSAW.
A sample script and tips learnt from having climate conversations whilst door knocking in the lead up to the 2022 Australian election.
Here is a collection of resources about deep canvassing scripts including script examples and ideas, video training and podcasts.
Find out from this research meta analysis how to increase donations to charities and also find out what doesn’t work.
How do you measure the impact of activism and advocacy work? Here are some ideas, resources and organisational examples to get you started.
Trying to make sense of the 2022 Australian federal election and the resulting political landscape? This collection of articles will give you valuable insights.
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, […]
Lessons learned from the anti gas campaign in Victoria, Australia from Cam Walker, Campaign Coordinator at Friends of the Earth.
This article provides tips and template for writing activist case studies that provide campaigners with opportunities to learn from peers and the past.
Introduction Emotions play an important role in mobilising people to take action on social and environmental issues. In this study of the anti-coal seam gas movement in regional Australia the authors found that anger about coal seam gas mining mobilised people to take action, but the combination of anger with the joy of connecting with […]
Quick tips and tools to improve your internet searching skills including using filters, truncation, phrase searching and hyphens.