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Communications & Media

Communications & Media

Creating change requires engaging audiences, communicating messages, and inviting people to join in action. The resources here will help you get clearer on what communication channels to use and how, how to develop compelling framing and messages, and the skills required to engage media (traditional and new forms) effectively.

Cover of Robert Cialdini's book Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade.

Activism and Pre-Suasion

Lessons for activists on how to be more persuasive and effective, drawing on the book Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini.

Tips for Designing Infographics

A brief webinar by Commons Librarian volunteer sharing tips for designing infographics for social media and training purposes.

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Campaign Communications Course

A course for grassroot groups to understand the basics of public communications for building a convincing, winning campaign.

screenshot of webinar front page that reads visual strategy for movements, Powerlabes training. There is a collage of faint, grey icons in the background including a loudspeaker, paint brush, speech bublbes, pen, paint roller and clipboard.

Projecting Power: Visual Strategy for Movements

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 group of people in front of a big yellow circle holding a red flag, a poster and a loudspeaker.

What Helps Motivate People to Take Action?

What helps motivate people to take action? Learn from this research from the University of Queensland that analysed the website communication of almost 500 Australian environmental groups.

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