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.
The Star Wars TV series Andor is a rich source of lessons for organisers and campaigners. This article focuses on leadership development, as portrayed through the main character Cassian Andor’s journey.
Case studies, analysis of the successes and lessons learned from the Civil College Foundation’s Community Organizing Program in Hungary.
A 7 page handout about the six conditions needed to create a great team based on the work of Richard Hackman and Ruth Wageman.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey focused on influences, structure, subgroups, and how models can be strengthened.
Organising Models Mapping Project survey results including images conveying how different organisations structure their organising model.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey focused on how people gather to take collective action as part of organising programs.
Results of the Organising Models Mapping Project focused on how organisations manage autonomy, flexibility, accountability and absorption.
The results of the Organising Models Mapping Project survey which focus on how organisations attract, retain and support volunteers.
The Spiral Model is a learning framework for putting our values and principles into action in our social movement training.
The Learning Zone Model offers three stages we often move through when we are learning something new. Understand how to learn successfully.
Co-facilitation as an important leadership practice. Here are some tools and processes for effective co-facilitation.
Frameworks and key considerations for designing successful training workshops based on Simon Sinek’s Golden Circles.
A case study of an organisation’s experience with the power of personal stories in helping to build public support for a campaign.
Be inspired with this list of movies and documentaries about social movement struggles, victories and leaders – Selma, Milk, Silkwood, Norma Rae, Gandhi and more.
An introduction to developing your Theory of Change and a template based on the works of Marshall Ganz, Harvard Professor.
Introduction The 1:1 meeting is a tool to establish, maintain, and grow relationships in organizing. Each 1:1 meeting has four key pieces: Purpose Be up front in establishing why you are meeting in order to make sure you are both on the same page. If you plan to ask the person you’re meeting with to […]
Learn how to build and grow online communities and develop an online-to-offline organizing model to move your people to action.
Reflections on Sunrise Movement’s Strike Circle Program: Learn How We Created Hundreds of Local Teams
A webinar from PowerLabs about how the Sunrise Movement created hundreds of local teams and grew their movement.
Overturning the abortion ban in Ireland meant equipping people to share their stories and spark conversations with their friends and family.