Practical tips from experienced advocates. Collated by Erin Gilmer to empower any person entering the advocacy space to have the knowledge they need to make the biggest impact.
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.
An introduction to the basics of campaign research for social change advocates. Campaign research helps you get the right message, in the right format, delivered by the right messengers, to the right audience through the right channels.
Policy writing is a key part of the work of not-for-profit individuals and organisations. Follow these tips to do it well.
Need to keep the data safe for your research project? Here is a useful data security protocol from the Datacenter for Research Justice.
Are you running a research project and need to know what research methodology to use? Here is a handy document that runs through the pros and cons of each methodology from DataCenter.
The Tactic Star is a tool for planning and evaluating tactics, it names some key factors that change agents should consider when determining their tactics.
How do you make your grant application stand out? Tick every box in this checklist and you’ll be one step closer to success.
How to make sure your special fundraising event does make money and not just break even. Plan your event properly and save lots of heartache later on.
Crowdfunding is a great way to get funding for a specific project. It can bring in much-needed funding and attract a whole new audience of supporters.
Blackout Collective and The Ruckus Society have joined together to make this user-friendly handout about action tactics you can take during the time of social distancing. Includes car bloc, noise demo, twitter storm, phone jam and physically distanced rally.
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement this article includes tips and links to make what you need for safe, peaceful, and effective protest. Includes signs, effigies, banners, street art, ways to manage pepper spray and tear gas, surveillance considerations and interactions with police liaison.
How to organize online to keep your movement and momentum going during the Covid-19 pandemic, including mass calls, digital strikes, livestreams, virtual town hall meetings, one-click emailing and more.
Tips for organisations, collectives and grassroots groups first engaging in online meetings. Includes tips for facilitators and participants.
Tips from Blueprints for Change on how to have virtual meetings.
Best practice tips on how to have inclusive online meetings from Fee Plumley, a freelancer with many years of experience with online meetings.
Beautiful Trouble principles and creative tactics for activism while the world goes through the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes tactics for building a sense of community and continuing to pressure people in power.
A guide developed by ActionStation to support community members with petitions. Some information is specific to the New Zealand parliamentary system and OurActionStation petition platform but many of the steps are relevant for other circumstances.
Do you need some tips on how to write a blog post? Duncan Green from Oxfam GB shares ten ways to write a blog post in under an hour.
This article looks at connections between Indigenous rights and climate change and the legacies of genocide and oppression. It is directed at non-Indigenous people to encourage better allyship.