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.
Organising – Community
Introduction “This study documents the findings of community organizers working in Central and Southeastern Europe, though its lessons are broadly applicable. The stories of organizing documented in this report cover a diversity of struggles, from climate work in Poland to Roma rights in Slovakia. From LGBT organizing in Romania to mothers building power to pass […]
Case studies, analysis of the successes and lessons learned from the Civil College Foundation’s Community Organizing Program in Hungary.
Australian Progress and Commons Library undertake important research about organising models in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
A collection of organizing resources from the Leading Change Network including manuals, videos, tools, courses and training materials.
Conference Proceedings from the FWD + Organise Conference 2021 held by Australian Progress for community organisers and digital campaigners.
A power analysis tool and templates for community organisers by The National Academy of Community Organising (NACO) in the UK.
How can we equip ourselves to design effective monitoring and evaluation approaches for campaigns, movement building and organising work?
Ricardo Morales an artist and organiser from the United States shares his wisdom and lessons from over five decades of organising through eight lessons explained through videos and a zine featuring his beautiful artworks.
A new research project to map organising models in Australia, with examples from three organisations: Australian Conservation Foundation, Results Australia, and Amnesty International Australia. Presented at FWD+Organise 2021.
Arnie Graf discusses his 45 years of community organising experience, from his early days with Saul Alinsky,
A chat with one of the biggest names in US community organizing, Ernie Cortes, including history, Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) & Saul Alinksy.
Ed Miliband, leader of the United Kingdom Labour Party, describes how political parties can be agents for major change.
Community organiser and Deputy Director of Citizens UK Jonathan Cox discusses the importance of scale in community organising.
Digital changemaking with Meena – Learn how she has created scaled change and worked with communities in the Global South.
Interview with Craig Reucassel: How a career as a comedian and political satirist prepared him to talk about climate change with a diverse audience.
Max Smith, co-director of the Community Organising Fellowship, outlines his thoughts on the practice of leadership for community organisers, and what it’s like to practice leadership during uncertain times created by the pandemic.
A chat with Jane McAlevey, United States social movement organiser and trainer, about organising for workers’ rights.
House Meeting Handbook: Harnessing the Power of Personal Networks and Storytelling to build Leadership and Support for your Campaign
The goal of this handbook is to help you build leadership, power, and the commitment to win your campaign with the help of house meetings.
ChangeMakers Organising School – Training (videos and slides) to connect and deepen knowledge to organise for social change.