Contributing to government submission processes can be a valuable way for individuals to have a say on issues they care about. This article outlines some of the steps you can take to make your submissions powerful.
An examination of the growing influence of far-right and conspiracy-driven ideologies, including interventions in left-wing and progressive movements. The article outlines eight ways activists and organisers can respond.
Tips, notes and presentation slides from a session at the FWD + Organise 2021 Conference about how to make online spaces more accessible.
Micro-course on making meetings inclusive and accessible for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing & people who are blind or vision impaired.
Tips on how to run a rapid response media campaign and sustain momentum beyond the immediate media moment.
Sorcha Rochford on how NationBuilder supported customers in running an election campaign and a nonprofit in the midst of the pandemic, with practical takeaways you can apply in the lead up to our next federal election.
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.