A podcast about the role of young people in social activism by Dr Marilyn Metta at the Activism @ The Margins conference in 2020.
A list of some of the small actions and major events from social movement history during the month of July.
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement this article includes tips and links to make what you need for safe, peaceful, and effective protest. Includes signs, effigies, banners, street art, ways to manage pepper spray and tear gas, surveillance considerations and interactions with police liaison.
How can activists take action during the Covid-19 pandemic? This article collects examples of tactics from around the world that work during physical distancing.
The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many of us at home. Without the usual forums, film nights, and other campaign activities how can we connect to inspiration and continue learning? Here are films, podcasts, webinars and online courses.
Are you ready to learn more about social change and activism? Here are 6 MOOCs from Oxfam International and universities. MOOCs are free for everyone.
Do you know about one of Australia’s most effective anti-nuclear blockades? The Jabiluka blockade in 1998 stopped the Ranger Uranium Mine in Australia. This article includes the campaign timeline and many further resources.
A list of presentations and articles from the FWD+Organise conference on organising and digital campaigning held in Sydney, Australia in 2019.
A powerful social movement has risen to oppose Trump and to build a better America. Now there is a guide to give you the essential tools and strategies to grow and maintain a resistance powerful enough to win.
The Momentum Community has shared webinars on movements, mass decentralised organising, mobilisation, non-violent movements and case studies including the Sunrise movement and Hong Kong democracy movement.
As Australia’s horrific bushfire season continues Alex Kelly shares suggestions for people new to climate activism who want to take action.
A personal reflection by Rowan Cahill on a life of activism that started when he was conscripted to the Vietnam War as a 20 year old.
Insights from ActionStation in Aotearoa New Zealand about how it transformed from a members-based to a values-led organisation using crowdsourcing.
A clear concise checklist from the Creative Center for Activism of important things to remember when planning an artistic action.
A chat with Joel Solomon, the co-author of a new book about using money for good – The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose and Capitalism.
The Copenhagen Experiment: Measuring the relative effectiveness of creative vs. conventional forms of activism
The Copenhagen experiment took place in Denmark in 2018 and discovered that creative activism was more effective than conventional forms of activism.
Campaign insights from Daniel Hunter’s book Strategy and Soul about how to fight a battle people think is a ‘done deal’.
Being an activist can be one of the most rewarding journeys in life, but it is important to be aware of the significant personal skills and awareness needed to avoid the pitfalls.
Audio recording of the ‘Solidarity In Times Of Crisis’ panel from Progress 2019. Speakers considered the role of civil society in countering the conditions and beliefs that give rise to daily discrimination as well as events such as the Christchurch terror attacks.
Grab it before it’s gone! With the ephemeral nature of platforms you may want to think about archiving your social media and videos now.