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Digital Campaigning: Start Here

Digital campaigning leverages technology to create change through emails, petitions, and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and more. Here is a list of resources to get you started.

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Organising: Start Here

Organising builds people power for change. Here is a list of resources to get you started including introductions, different approaches, manuals, tactics, videos and more.

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Climate Activism: Start Here

A strong climate movement means meaningful change. Here’s a list of resources to help you on your climate activism journey.

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Campaign Strategy: Start Here

Looking to start a campaign or improve your campaign strategy? Here is a list of manuals, templates, tools and other resources to get you started.

Coalition Building: Start Here

A guide to Coalition Building resources in the Commons Social Change Library including frameworks, training sessions, podcasts, and case studies.

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Creative Activism: Start Here

Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Arts & Creativity topic area – to help you bring more art and heart to your social change activities.

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Lobbying and Advocacy: Start Here

Welcome to the Lobbying & Advocacy topic in the Commons Social Change Library. This article guides you through a wide range of materials to inform the public in relation to lobbying, advocacy and policy-making. 

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Activist Archiving: Start Here

A list of articles and ideas from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in archiving your work in social change.

Fundraising: Start Here

Need some fundraising help? The Commons Library has collated a list of fundraising resources for not for profits and crowdfunders.

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