A list of presentations and articles from the FWD+Organise conference on organising and digital campaigning held in Sydney, Australia in 2019.
Need to make the most of a hot campaign moment, mobilise people and create local actions? Tips and advice from 3 experts on how to organise mass calls and webinars.
Barnstorms are large campaign events which activate volunteers and supporters to step up and convene actions. Anita Tang shares the model developed by the Bernie Sanders campaign with suggestions for the Australian context.
Laura O’Connell Rapira from ActionStation (Aotearoa New Zealand) ran a workshop at the conference, FWD+Organise 2019, about how their organisation worked with volunteers to tackle the trolls behind online hate.
Have you been trying to create and/or build upon your brand identity for a campaign or your organisation? Great tips and a checklist from Principle Co.
This booklet, drawing on evidence based insights from psychology, offers strategies to cope with the stress of climate change. Includes behavioural, relational, cognitive and emotional coping strategies.
Engage more effectively with the challenge of climate change with insights from psychology and The Australian Psychological Society.
What is community mapping? Learn from organisers that have used the community mapping model to empower their own communities.
A collection of psychological ideas and resources from Psychology for a Safe Climate in response to the 2020 Australian Bushfires.
This guide is for anyone who is experiencing trauma and/or helping people with their trauma. It is by the Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, a grassroots disaster relief network in the US based on the principles of solidarity, mutual aid, and autonomous direct action.
The climate crisis exacerbates pre-existing inequalities. Movement Generation provide a framework for Just Recovery from extreme weather events including root cause remedies, revolutionary self-governance, rights-based organizing, reparations, and ecological restoration for resilience.
As Australia’s horrific bushfire season continues Alex Kelly shares suggestions for people new to climate activism who want to take action.
A personal reflection by Rowan Cahill on a life of activism that started when he was conscripted to the Vietnam War as a 20 year old.
Insights from the ‘Barnstorming in the Australian Context’ workshop at FWD+Organise 2019. Includes information about what barnstorming is, tips for running them well, and examples from four Australian organisations.
Insights from ActionStation in Aotearoa New Zealand about how it transformed from a members-based to a values-led organisation using crowdsourcing.
Resilience-Based Organizing departs from traditional organising approaches to address the reality of the ecological crisis. It involves 3 core ingredients: Reclaim Our Labor; Contest for Power, Create a Crisis of Governance; Lead With Vision.
From hundreds of conversations with Australians across the country Australia Remade has come up with 9 pillars that form a collectively imagined vision.
10 tips about how to influence policy with research from the Overseas Development Institute. e.g. what, who, when to influence, politics, networks, etc.
Tips on how to get started with online training and facilitation for remote meetings and trainings. e.g. how to read a group and increase engaging including via web cameras, text chat and shared documents.
Thirty years ago from January 2019 Noongar activists set up a protest camp at Gooninup, the site of the derelict Old Swan Brewery on Perth’s foreshore. This marked the beginning of a four-year long struggle to secure recognition of an Aboriginal sacred site.