Tag

Communication

icon of a group of people standing looking with the backs to the viewer in front of a big yellow circle. One is holding a red flag, another a poster and another a loudspeaker.

What Helps Motivate People to Take Action?

What helps motivate people to take action? Learn from this research from the University of Queensland that analysed the website communication of almost 500 Australian environmental groups.

illustration of people walking along an arrow that curves to the left. There is one person on top of the arrow.

Making change: What works?

What key ingredients enable movements to realise significant change? Learn from four movements and this report’s insights and findings.

Marshall Ganz teaching a class

Public Narrative: Online Course

Learn all about public narrative and the power of story through this series of videos from Marshall Ganz and the Resistance School.

Front cover of the Press Officer Handbook (no images).

The NEON guide to progressive media work

NEON’s Press Officer Handbook, a comprehensive guide to effective media work in social movements. Includes writing press releases, using the phone, preparing spokespeople for broadcast and much more.

illustrated dog walking with transistor radio listening to music

Social Change Radio Directory

Community broadcasters are an important part of social movements. The Commons Social Change Radio Directory includes details of almost 100 radio shows from 5 Australian states.

Icons representing website accessibility framed around a computer screen

Improve your website accessibility

A comprehensive list of tools, checklists and websites to improve your website accessibility, e,g, standards, colours, documents, design, images, etc.

cartoon of two dogs - one says to the other "I had my own blog for a while, but I decided to go back to blatant, incessant barking."

How to Write a Great Blog Post

Do you need some tips on how to write a blog post? Duncan Green from Oxfam GB shares ten ways to write a blog post in under an hour.

11 volunteers standing in rows posing for a photo

Fighting online racist trolls

Laura O’Connell Rapira from ActionStation (Aotearoa New Zealand) ran a workshop at the conference, FWD+Organise 2019, about how their organisation worked with volunteers to tackle the trolls behind online hate. 

Cover of the Re:Imagining Change book featuring a picture of a light globe made up of several people.

Narrating Change During ‘Psychic Breaks’

This extract from the book Re:Imagining Change explores ‘psychic breaks’, seismic events (like the Australian 2019-2020 bushfires) that shake status quo assumptions and provide opportunities for new stories to be told.

storytelling hard copy form broken into parts with icons

The Story Canvas Template

The Story Canvas is a template and/or online form from the Digital Storytellers which guides you to fill in the right ingredients to make a powerful story.

woman being filmed

How to create a media package

A media package puts everything a journalist may need together in one place – a media release, photos, a spokesperson bio and background information. This ‘How to create a media package’ has been put together by the Australian Conservation Foundation.

Man being interviewed at a climate change rally

How to do a great media interview

Some tips from The Australian Conservation Foundation about how to do a great media interview e.g. thinking about before, during and after the interview.

Man driving car in traffic listening to radio

How to call talkback radio

Here is a list of radio stations in Australia that you can call to get your views heard on talkback radio and some tips to help get your issues heard from the Australian Conservation Foundation. 

close up of icons on computer screen with focus on mail icon

Email best practices

Email is the dominant engagement channel for most organisations. A well-designed email program should be at the heart of your communication strategy. Check out these tips from Organise Us.

Activism and the power of humour

This paper uses Australian case studies to demonstrate the continued evolution of the use of humour in environmental, peace, and social justice movements.

Pin It on Pinterest