Find a comprehensive list of resources from The Commons Social Change Library on diversity, inclusion and solidarity in social movements.
This extract from the book Grassroots and Nonprofit Leadership outlines the value of identity groups, also known as caucuses and affinity spaces.
Quotes which draw on contemporary experiences of living beyond the gender binary to inspire collective action, resistance and solidarity.
Review of the booklet We Will Not Cancel Us – And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice by adrienne maree brown. Discusses transformative justice approaches as an alternative accountability measure to ‘canceling’ individual harm-doers.
A wiki of insights and resources around community-led or community-driven design featuring movements, tools, writing, audio and video.
Change the world with boycotts, workplace action and memes, political campaigns, disaster relief, civil disobedience and more.
Casual racism at family gatherings can be tricky to navigate! These resources help you prepare how you will respond.
An inspiring list of feature films and documentaries about women and social change including Women of Steel, Suffragette, Mission Blue, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and more.
Want to produce social media graphics and publications which are inclusive and representative? Here’s a list of stock image libraries that reflect greater diversity, especially Australian images.
An inspiring collection of stories about activism and social justice for children and teenagers mostly collated by Melbourne independent bookstore Readings.
The Intertwine Charter: Going beyond anti-discrimination and towards pro-active change to welcome others
The Intertwine codesigned a charter addressing intersectionality. It outlines 6 areas where organisations can improve and proactively welcome others – governance, events, employment and conditions, member relations, marketing and publicity, and buildings and amenity.
Despite pain, loss, disruption and grave threats, the LGBTQ movement — decade after decade — launched new campaigns for more advanced goals and won.
Tips on how to make your next social justice event more accessible and inclusive.
Allies work is key to building strong and diverse groups and social movements. An ally is someone outside an oppressed group or identity, who commits to standing alongside those people.
Carly Findlay – appearance activist, writer and speaker – reminded us at Progress 2017 that “disability is the forgotten part of diversity,” and it’s time to step up.
Sam Mostyn, President of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), at Progress 2017 talking quotas, Sustainable Development Goals, and the importance of including corporates in our work towards social justice.
Micah Scott, CEO of Minus18, presented at Progress 2017 on the disjunct between the increasingly queer and inclusive younger generations and the remaining homophobia, biphobia and transphobia entrenched in Australian society.
Who knew that TV could teach you how to change the world! Embedded in Brooklyn Nine Nine’s approach to sitcom writing are a few lessons about how we can successfully communicate important, difficult issues to a wider audience.
Consciousness raising was a key element of the second wave women’s movement enabling women to recognise that the personal is political. This article gives an overview of group consciousness raising processes relevant for any group based on a shared identity or experience of oppression.
Examples from the UK, Europe and Australia of how maps have been used to effectively communicate complex data in campaigns.