Australian Progress and Commons Library undertake important research about organising models in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Organising – Models
Learn how to build and grow online communities and develop an online-to-offline organizing model to move your people to action.
Reflections on Sunrise Movement’s Strike Circle Program: Learn How We Created Hundreds of Local Teams
A webinar from PowerLabs about how the Sunrise Movement created hundreds of local teams and grew their movement.
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.
Teachers’ union activist Randi Weingarten discusses her experiences of social change and educational reform.
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.
Listen to this podcast with Sam Rye about using decentralised leadership to build a movement for ecological restoration in Australia.
A chat with Jane McAlevey, United States social movement organiser and trainer, about organising for workers’ rights.
A webinar series from Australian Progress exploring insights from Australia and around the world on how to best organise and lead digital campaigns. Includes election case studies from the US, Northern Territory (Australia) and Aotearoa New Zealand.
An introduction to community organising by Marshall Ganz, a key thinker and educator in the field.
The Momentum Community has shared webinars on movements, mass decentralised organising, mobilisation, non-violent movements and case studies including the Sunrise movement and Hong Kong democracy movement.
What is community mapping? Learn from organisers that have used the community mapping model to empower their own communities.
Resilience-Based Organizing departs from traditional organising approaches to address the reality of the ecological crisis. It involves 3 core ingredients: Reclaim Our Labor; Contest for Power, Create a Crisis of Governance; Lead With Vision.
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.
This handbook, based on the work of Marshall Ganz, aims to support you in developing your capacity for effective community organizing. It covers five key practices of organizing to build people power for change.
This excerpt from the Community Organising Guide provides an introduction to community organising. Organising is about generating and wielding people power.