Tips for personal and collective wellbeing and resilience during Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Insights from a survey by Commons Librarians.
The six-page PDF includes instructions, worksheet, and an example to get you started mapping the movies, shows, books and entertainment your audiences consume, and how to match stories with the kinds of actions you want your audience to take.
An accessible guide to story based strategy in movement building by the Center for Story Based Strategy.
A selection of tools and techniques – both formal and informal – for facilitating meetings, workshops and events by Rhizome.
How do you name an advocacy campaign? Here is a guide, tips, and thoughts to help you with the process of naming a campaign.
What are the key elements of a grassroots campaign? Tips and tricks learnt from working with grassroots activists.
Tips for setting up strong groups and effective campaigns, provided by Holly Hammond to the WELA program.
How do organisers and campaigners keep working for social justice when the environment they’re in becomes high risk?
A network of allies and a checklist can protect victims of political persecution and build movement power.
The top 10 resources of 2020 from The Commons Social Change Library featuring resources on organising, activism, campaigning and more.
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.