Summary of key resources about scaling – the process of increasing the size, strength, geographical reach, & impact of social movements.
Learn about cohesion fostering practices and processes in this article by Liane Munro about how activist groups can be more cohesive and effective.
Scaling framework tool for campaigners to evaluate existing efforts and think about new ways of broadening and deepening impact.
A study of 44 dilemma actions over the last 90 years examines the many benefits of creative protests for social movements.
The words we use matter! The Passing the Message Stick report gathers research and recommendations about the messages that work to promote First Nations justice. Read an excerpt, watch the briefing session, and download the full report.
Tactics and strategy of nonprofit organisations involved in advocacy regarding forestry in the 1990s-2000s in Western Australia.
Reconciliation in the forest? An exploration of the conflict over the logging of native forests in the south west of Western Australia
This 2004 book looks at why two Western Australian social movement organisations on opposite sides of the logging debate continued to contest WA’s forest policy for so long. It contains insights into why the Western Australian environment movement was successful in some aspects of forest protection.
This toolkit helps charities improve their digital campaigns by centering the voices of lived experience. Reshape your digital campaigns to be more accessible, effective, inclusive and responsible.
Research from surveys & interviews (over 1000 organisations) on the state of digital organising and online campaigns/activism across Europe.
A timeline and video of blockades against logging, development, mining in Australia and around the world from the seventies to the nineties.
This guide is designed to provide practical advice about how to effectively talk about climate change during a global pandemic and recession. It’s based on the findings of an extensive research project.
Learn how to talk more effectively about government, democratic participation and reform, and ways to motivate people to get involved.
Want to know how to frame communication about the government and the economy in a way that will be of benefit? Here is useful research that was presented at the conference Virtual Progress 2020 by Australian ReMADE.
How do you measure gifts of time, expertise and leadership? What indicators can you use to assess grassroots power building, organising and volunteer initiatives?
Looking for research on how to frame an issue on a certain topic area? This collection of reports, articles, videos and podcasts on issues including climate, crime, equality, nature, poverty and health will help you develop powerful messages and narratives.
Research and insights on the Australian environmental movement and campaigners including their experiences, characteristics of the movement, activities and campaigns.
How Change Happens, a book by Duncan Green brings together the latest research from a range of academic disciplines and the evolving practical understanding of activists.
The Copenhagen Experiment: Measuring the relative effectiveness of creative vs. conventional forms of activism
The Copenhagen experiment took place in Denmark in 2018 and discovered that creative activism was more effective than conventional forms of activism.
Brave New Words takes listeners on a journey around the globe with renowned communications researcher and campaign advisor Anat Shenker-Osorio. This episode of the podcast reveals how a coalition of grassroots and labor groups found a narrative that speaks to both race and class concerns.
A case study and theoretical examination of nonviolent direct action against fracking in the Northern Rivers Region in Australia.