Introduction The ‘first 100 days’ comes from when Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd US President, was elected to power and he and his government made a phenomenal amount of change in a very short time including passing 76 pieces of legislation. For more see Why Do We Care About the First 100 Days? (David Roos, […]
Resources to enable groups to plan effective campaigns and other social change projects. These tools will help you assess the social and political situation, identify opportunities, map stakeholders, develop clear objectives, and come up with creative and powerful tactics.
You will find additional strategy guidance and inspiration in the case studies section.
Build People Power and Capacity to run effective Campaigns and Movements to tackle the Climate Crisis
Tools, skills, and resources from 350.org to build capacity to run effective campaigns and movements to tackle the climate crisis.
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.
Watch this webinar to learn the basics of social movement theory and how those insights can be applied to building durable political power.
This webinar covers Sunrise Movement’s campaign for a Green New Deal with special focus on the planning and analysis that informed action.
Four things not for profit organisations can take into consideration to be authentic allies with social movements.
Campaigners – Where is the best place to take action with the greatest impact? Learn about making change using points of intervention.
Activists throughout history have put social movement work on hold for the electoral arena. Determining whether to do so is a matter of strategy and calling.
How movements settle the debate on whether to engage with political parties from the inside or outside will have a profound impact on their effectiveness.
From Protest to Politics: The Effectiveness of Civil Society in shaping the Nuclear-free Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand
A case study about what made anti-nuclear activism successful in Aotearoa New Zealand between the 1960s – 1980s.
An examination of the growing influence of far-right and conspiracy-driven ideologies, including interventions in left-wing and progressive movements. The article outlines eight ways activists and organisers can respond.
Reflections and wisdom from Jess Beckerling from the WA Forest Alliance. Here are her learnings from winning long game grassroots campaigns.
Lessons learned from Fair Agenda’s campaigns on winning safe and legal access to abortion care in Australia.
Extinction Rebellion member Kyle R Matthews explores how scholarship regarding civil resistance campaigns seeking regime change has been used by environmental activists.
Summary of key resources about scaling – the process of increasing the size, strength, geographical reach, & impact of social movements.
Lessons from social and labour movements that discuss how movements bringing people together for common preservation arise and can be built.
Understand when to talk and when to fight with this model for talking about conflict, negotiation and resistance.
Scaling framework tool for campaigners to evaluate existing efforts and think about new ways of broadening and deepening impact.
An accessible guide to story based strategy in movement building by the Center for Story Based Strategy.