The goal of this handbook is to help you build leadership, power, and the commitment to win your campaign with the help of house meetings.
Inspiring quotes from Marshall Ganz, an expert in leadership, organizing and narrative/story. He is a lecturer at Harvard University.
The six-page PDF includes instructions, worksheet, and an example to get you started mapping the movies, shows, books and entertainment your audiences consume, and how to match stories with the kinds of actions you want your audience to take.
Tools, pragmatic lessons and case studies on harnessing the power of narrative, culture, and imagination to help our movements win.
An accessible guide to story based strategy in movement building by the Center for Story Based Strategy.
A video series from the Social Change Lab, University of Queensland explores how to use learnings from psychology to create social change.
Use this worksheet template to determine how you will talk about your campaign to inspire and motivate people to take action.
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.
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.
Marshall Ganz discusses narrative strategy, story of self & the importance of communicating values through stories in developing social movements.
Learn all about public narrative and the power of story through this series of videos from Marshall Ganz and the Resistance School.
A podcast about the role of young people in social activism by Dr Marilyn Metta at the Activism @ The Margins conference in 2020.
Notes from training sessions hosted by ChangeMakers and Tipping Point April to July 2020. The training aims to equip organisers and campaigners to respond to challenges and continue their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This guide dives into 3 tools that can be used as part of a campaign design process: system maps, network maps and narrative power analysis.
Telling your own story is powerful! This article includes excerpts from papers related to Aboriginal memoir, links to four memoirs by Aboriginal Australians, and where to find more. Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings […]
Everyone is talking about the Covid-19 pandemic and the way it is shaking up our lives! You’ll find Coronavirus related content on most podcasts you could listen to. These ones have a particular focus on the implications for social movements.
Looking for research on how to frame an issue on a certain topic area? This collection of reports, articles, videos and podcasts on issues including climate, crime, equality, nature, poverty and health will help you develop powerful messages and narratives.
Learn practical tips from Digital Storytellers on how to make a video with your smartphone including information about what you need, shooting tips and editing.
This extract from the book Re:Imagining Change explores ‘psychic breaks’, seismic events (like the Australian 2019-2020 bushfires) that shake status quo assumptions and provide opportunities for new stories to be told.
The Story Canvas is a template and/or online form from the Digital Storytellers which guides you to fill in the right ingredients to make a powerful story.