Resources about resisting repression, defending civil liberties, promoting alternatives to repression and fostering nonviolent methods of social defence and social change.
A monthly podcast by The Social Change Agency interviewing inspiring changemakers. Interviews about movement building, community organising and social change.
Looking for some inspiring reading for 2021 for yourself or as a gift? Here is a list of books on activism and organising to get you thinking.
The top 10 resources of 2020 from The Commons Social Change Library featuring resources on organising, activism, campaigning and more.
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.
Marshall Ganz is a key thinker and educator in the field of community organising. This article gathers two informative videos and details of other ways to learn from Marshall Ganz.
Marshall Ganz discusses narrative strategy, story of self & the importance of communicating values through stories in developing social movements.
Do you want to change the world? Learn from the experts. 9 videos about social change and creating a better future collated by The RSA.
Are you ready to learn more about social change and activism? Here are 6 MOOCs from Oxfam International and universities. MOOCs are free for everyone.
Laura O’Connell Rapira, Director of ActionStation, makes the case that the future can be better than we think but only if we’re willing to take action.
How Change Happens, a book by Duncan Green brings together the latest research from a range of academic disciplines and the evolving practical understanding of activists.
Alex Kelly gives a powerful speech about seeing the opportunities and how the arts can help to remake, to reimagine and to redefine our world.
Can Universities be change makers? What does it take to traverse the research-practitioner divide? Interview with the of Director of the Sydney Policy Lab.
We have radical challenges like climate change and inequality but not many radical political leaders. What does it take to find and elect leaders like Alexandria Ocasio Cortez who is trail blazing a new political agenda in the United States? Becky Bond was one of the Field Directors for the Bernie Sanders campaign and she shares her experience of combining radical agendas and political parties.
Imagine trying to make change in an authoritarian state? Jolovan Wham works in Singapore with migrant domestic workers. Why does he do it and what does the state do to make his change making so hard?
Hahrie Han is one of the world’s top researchers studying ways of strengthening civic engagement. We explore the different strategies you can use to build people power and the journey she took to become one of the world’s top researchers in this space.
Podcast interview with Jeremy Heimans, a digital social movement entrepreneur & key figure behind social change organisations like GetUp, Avaaz and Purpose.
In this TED talk Adria Goodson asks you to join a movement by asking yourself what breaks your heart? Then find your tribe and take action.
An inspiring collection of stories about activism and social justice for children and teenagers mostly collated by Melbourne independent bookstore Readings.
A list of small actions and major events which challenged the state of Australian society and pointed to better ways forward.