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Leadership

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Community Organising Leadership in Uncertain Times

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.

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Engagement Pyramid

Use this Engagement Pyramid to visualise the different ways a person might get involved with your campaign.

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So, what is community organising?

Community organising is a way of building people power that focuses on building the capacity, skills and leadership of the people involved in making change. This article explains community organising and its history.

Books about Women & Leadership

Five books recommended by participants and convenors of Women’s Environmental Leadership Australia. This list includes comprehensive discussions about women’s leadership, practical guides, and two memoirs from inspiring women leaders.

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Films about Women & Social Justice and Change

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.

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Leading Change: Leadership, Organization, and Social Movements

This chapter by Marshall Ganz, lecturer and activist, investigates social movement leadership and takes us through examples from history. He outlines Leadership Practices: Relationship, Story, Strategy, Action; Structuring Social Movements; and Leadership Development.

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How to Build a Team: Online Course

Do you want to know about building leadership teams and organising? 12 videos by Marshall Ganz that will help you learn all about setting up a team.

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.

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ChangeMaker Chat with Joan Garry

A interview with Joan Garry, an inspiring changemaker, who led change in her personal life (marriage equality) and professionally (running not for profits). Joan discusses the pressures on social service organisations and nonprofits during the pandemic and ways to adapt.

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Barnstorming in the Australian Context

Insights from the ‘Barnstorming in the Australian Context’ workshop at FWD+Organise 2019. Includes information about what barnstorming is, tips for running them well, and examples from four Australian organisations.

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TED talk: An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter

Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. The movement’s three founders share what they’ve learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities.

Front cover of the Purpose Driven Campaigning summary.

Purpose Driven Campaigning

Australian Progress has prepared this 40-point summary of Pastor Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven Church. The resource is based on Rick Warren’s experience of growing his church, Saddleback, from scratch to 20,000 members attending every week. Saddleback is now the eighth biggest church in the United States.

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ChangeMakers Podcast Series 1

The ChangeMakers podcast is short series podcast that tells stories about people who are striving for social change across the world.

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