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Tips for Life in Lockdown

Tips for personal and collective wellbeing and resilience during Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Insights from a survey by Commons Librarians.

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Mapping Story Archetypes

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.

Story Based Strategy 101

An accessible guide to story based strategy in movement building by the Center for Story Based Strategy.

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Naming an Advocacy Campaign

How do you name an advocacy campaign? Here is a guide, tips, and thoughts to help you with the process of naming a campaign.

Top 10 resources of 2020

The top 10 resources of 2020 from The Commons Social Change Library featuring resources on organising, activism, campaigning and more.

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Campaign Research 101

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.

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Tips for Policy Writing

Policy writing is a key part of the work of not-for-profit individuals and organisations. Follow these tips to do it well.

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Forming Survey Questions

Need to keep the data safe for your research project? Here is a useful data security protocol from the Datacenter for Research Justice.

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Research Methodologies Comparison Sheet

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.

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The Tactic Star

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.

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How to get started with Crowdfunding

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.

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