The 2023 book Labour Power and Strategy, edited by Peter Olney and Glenn Perušek, is centred around a lengthy interview with labour organiser and historian John Womack Jr in which he argues for the importance of ‘strategic workplace organising’
A curated and comprehensive list of tools for democracies and their representatives to conduct an effective assistance program to nonviolent pro-democracy movements.
Collection of different case studies / stories of organising and movements from across the globe collated and presented by 350.org.
3 attributes can make the difference between success and failure for nonviolent movements around the world: unity, planning, & nonviolence.
The main issue is that the US government’s “democracy promotion” agenda has provided repressive regimes with an excuse to label popular pro-democracy movements challenging them as foreign agents, even when led by independent grassroots nonviolent activists.
A strategic framework for activists, peacebuilders, and organizers working to transform violent conflict and advance a just peace.
There are ways that social movements and organizers can handle violence to their advantage and why violence can backfire.
People Power, Civil Resistance and Nonviolent Action NVA Trainers and Facilitators – Lists of training activities from Beautiful Trouble.
Protected: The Checklist to End Tyranny: How Dissidents will Win 21st Century Civil Resistance Campaigns
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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.
Webinars on visual strategy will help you make a plan to create the images we need to win. You’ll be ready to tell a bolder story in the street, maximizing threat to power and making actions more welcoming and joyful.
A power analysis tool and templates for community organisers by The National Academy of Community Organising (NACO) in the UK.
Re:Imagining Change: How to use story-based strategy to win campaigns, build movements, and change the world
Tools, pragmatic lessons and case studies on harnessing the power of narrative, culture, and imagination to help our movements win.
A toolkit to accelerate the planning process so we can get campaigns out the door faster to create more effective people powered campaigns.
An introduction to the basics of campaign research for social change advocates. Campaign research helps you get the right message, in the right format, delivered by the right messengers, to the right audience through the right channels.
Do you need to set up a fundraising strategy and plan? Here are two articles and video to get you started from the Funding Centre at Our Community.
5 tools to help you plan your campaign strategy including templates on calls to action, ladder of engagement, timelines, team culture, campaign canvas…
3 tools to test early versions of campaign ideas with target audiences starting with deciding on what to prototype. These tools are by Mobilisation Lab.
How-to guide on networked coalitions/campaigns. Harness the power of networks to develop more agile, dynamic and distributed campaigning coalitions.