Understanding power relationships is crucial knowledge for people engaged in social change. Here are guides, tools and other resources.
Identify the institutions that your target relies on for support so you can weaken or disrupt their power.
Quick guide to understand the different forms of power – Power over, Power With, Power To and Power Within.
This matrix presents how different dimensions of power interact to shape the problem and the possibility of citizen participation and action.
The Power Cube is a tool to analyse the power your targets hold so you can create a more effective campaign strategy and bring about change.
This Campaign Starter Pack from Campaign Bootcamp UK contains information, inspiration and activity sheets, based on the experience and knowledge of people who have fought for change.
Are you planning your first campaign? This Handout is designed to give you the skills and confidence to run your first campaign.
This guide has resources to help you think about how power is at play and to take action to transform power and build solidarity in social change.
An introduction to developing your Theory of Change and a template based on the works of Marshall Ganz, Harvard Professor.
Watch this webinar recording to understand and asses your organization’s strategy capacity. Use strategy to build and win political power.
Watch this webinar to learn the basics of social movement theory and how those insights can be applied to building durable political power.
A power analysis tool and templates for community organisers by The National Academy of Community Organising (NACO) in the UK.
bell hooks’ ideas have resonated widely. This resource-set focuses on her contributions to three key concepts in social justice movements: understanding intersecting structures of power; practising love, as a verb, as a pathway to justice; and the transformative power of teaching/learning as activism.
What key ingredients enable movements to realise significant change? Learn from four movements and this report’s insights and findings.
Bonnie Honig, one of the world’s top democratic theorists, discusses current crises and shocks.
Tyson Yunkaporta discusses Indigenous thinking on power, change, being and coping with chaos.
A book review of Prisms of the People: Power & Organizing in Twenty-First-Century America by Hahrie Han, Elizabeth McKenna & Michelle Oyakawa.
Understand when to talk and when to fight with this model for talking about conflict, negotiation and resistance.
Lessons from social and labour movements that discuss how movements bringing people together for common preservation arise and can be built.
Why do movements matter? Why do we march on the streets or come together online? Great resource on movements and movement building.