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July: Activist Wisdom & Innovation for Challenging Times!

  • Featured resources: Organising, Campaigning in the Pandemic, Fundraising, Policy Bank, Reset Wrap Up

June: New Activist Resources on Racial Justice, Campaigning & Wellbeing

  • Resources about police violence and racial justice, Activist wellbeing, Organising and digital campaigning videos, Reset Reading Group, Covid-19 related resources

May: Activist Resources for the Pandemic & Beyond

  • Ideas for Action during Covid-19, Activist inspiration and learning in lockdown, Reset 1 Readings, Pandemic Podcasts, New to the Commons Social Change Library?

April: Coronavirus Special Edition 2

  • Reset Reading Group: Join the conversation to create a just future, Tips for tactics, Coronavirus art, Better online meetings, Entertainment and learning in lockdown, Feature Resources: Coronavirus / COVID-19

March: Coronavirus Special Edition 1

  • Feature Resources: Coronavirus/COVID-19, Online meeting guides to get through COVID-19, Progressive framing of COVID-19, Coronavirus and Community Care, Social Change Radio Directory, Digital campaigning


  • Coronavirus and Community Activism, The case for laughter in social change, Website accessibility, How to frame issues for social change impact, Feature Resources: Coping with Climate Anxiety & Grief


  • Feature Resources: FWD + Organise Conference Presentations and Papers, Big organising tools to build momentum, ActionStation resources, It’s all about VIDEO


  • Talking About Bushfires & Climate Change, Resources for Psychological Resilience, New Year… New Action for Transformation, Feature resources: Disaster relief & recovery


December – Special Edition

  • Activist Holiday Gift Guide, Support the causes they are passionate about, Give some summer reading, Look after their wellbeing, Pay for a training session, Support The Commons


  • FWD+Organise conference; The Blueprints for Change Progressive Organizing and Campaigning Manual; How to Run a Campaign Clinic; Online facilitation tips and tools; The Commons Social Change Radio Directory; Feature Collections: Organising and Digital Campaigning


  • Articles by George Lakey, The Hong Kong Democracy Movement: An in depth look, Activist trauma support and recovery, 6 Websites about the Australian Federal Government and MPs, Where do I find images reflecting diversity, Feature Collection: Nonviolent Direct Action


  • Feature Tag: Archives, Help with climate feels, Activist legal support, New Podcasts from Anat Shenker-Osorio, Solidarity in times of crisis


  • Feature Topic: Arts and Creativity, Learning from the Bentley Blockade, The history of Australian school strikes, S11, Parasols of protest


  • From Little Things Big Things Grow: Events That Changed Australia, Tools for campaign strategy by MobLab, Four ways to build highly effective community organisers, Watch: TED Talks galore – Inspiration and learnings, The Intertwine Charter: Going beyond anti-discrimination and towards pro-active change to welcome others, Feature Collection: the change agency


  • We celebrate NAIDOC Week, 7-14 July, Top 3 Messaging Tips from Anat Shenker-Osorio at Progress 2019, How to do video content faster, lighter and without a big budget, Up Your Digital Game, Rebels & Reformers Unite!, Feature Collection: Blueprints for Change


  • Climate Resistance Handbook, Post-Election Resources, Election Recovery Tips, The Library that gives away books!



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