The concept of prefigurative practices can help us identify and cultivate the many forms of activism that help to open up the space of possibilities from within which we can co-create better futures.
Democracy Labs applies innovative tech to social justice and voting rights causes. Here is a list of tech ideas for campaigners & organizers.
Introduction to thinking about accessibility engagement and events, providing a set of principles and key considerations.
Questions can be revolutionary! An exploration of different approaches to questioning for organisers and facilitators.
‘This case has made legal history’: Young Australians just won a human rights case against an enormous coal mine
Read about this successful legal case in 2022 where for the first time human rights arguments were used in a climate change case in Australia.
A 7 page handout about the six conditions needed to create a great team based on the work of Richard Hackman and Ruth Wageman.
A climate action campaign tool to analyse if an institution-decision maker is in the Denial, Delay, Diversification or Decarbonisation stage.
Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in India. This article draws from the book Iron Will.
Community resistance has been astonishingly effective at stopping mining in Brazil. This article draws from the book Iron Will.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey focused on influences, structure, subgroups, and how models can be strengthened.
Organising Models Mapping Project survey results including images conveying how different organisations structure their organising model.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey focused on how people gather to take collective action as part of organising programs.
Lessons for activists on how to be more persuasive and effective, drawing on the book Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project focused on how organisations manage autonomy, flexibility, accountability and absorption.
The results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey which focus on how organisations attract, retain and support volunteers.
Introduction Street medicine has its origins in the civil rights movements in the US in the late 1960s. Over the years Street Medics have evolved into an international informal community of people who provide medical and first aid support at protests and direct actions. The Melbourne Street Medic Collective (formerly MelbFACT) came together through the Occupy […]
Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC) have used blockades and non-violent direct action to oppose new fossil fuel projects in Australia.
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.