A guide to Coalition Building resources in the Commons Social Change Library including frameworks, training sessions, podcasts, and case studies.
A strategic framework for activists, peacebuilders, and organizers working to transform violent conflict and advance a just peace.
Better understand how the work of activists, bridge-builders, and organizers can reinforce one another as well as be in constructive tension.
Campaign case study to decarbonise road transport by a coalition of environmental & social change groups in Auckland, New Zealand / Aoteoroa.
Introduction This episode features an interview by Commons Librarian Holly Hammond with novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and historian Sarah Schulman. They discuss the nature of effective coalitions, the challenges of accurately documenting social movements, and lessons from campaigns led by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) during the 1980s and 1990s. A participant in […]
Disability rights campaigners chat about how campaigns can be more effective & accessible, history and the importance of rest and fun.
What are the key elements of building a powerful coalition? Here are 3 tips to become a great coalition builder.
Lessons learned from the anti gas campaign in Victoria, Australia from Cam Walker, Campaign Coordinator at Friends of the Earth.
Learn about and understand the ups and downs of social movements from Bill Moyer’s Movement Action Plan and the Four Roles of Activism.
Four things not for profit organisations can take into consideration to be authentic allies with social movements.
Case study of anti fracking campaign in Canada. Interviews with mobilization leaders presents ten practices deemed as particularly effective.
Lessons from social and labour movements that discuss how movements bringing people together for common preservation arise and can be built.
Looking for tips about how to build an alliance? Here is a clear guide about the nuts and bolts of building alliances.
Tips for setting up strong groups and effective campaigns, provided by Holly Hammond to the WELA program.
From frontline battles to large national mobilizations, tar sands resistance developed new tactics & organizing strategies for the larger climate struggles ahead.
A network of allies and a checklist can protect victims of political persecution and build movement power.
This book chapter by Aidan Ricketts is about the key moments and positive sides of the old forest growth campaign in northern NSW in the 1990s.
The Path of Most Resistance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning Nonviolent Campaigns by Ivan Marovic is a practical guide for activists and organizers of all levels, who wish to grow their resistance activities into a more strategic, fixed-term campaign.
ChangeMakers Organising School – Training (videos and slides) to connect and deepen knowledge to organise for social change.
Notes from training sessions hosted by ChangeMakers and Tipping Point April to July 2020. The training aims to equip organisers and campaigners to respond to challenges and continue their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.