This extract from the book Grassroots and Nonprofit Leadership outlines the value of identity groups, also known as caucuses and affinity spaces.
Diversity & Inclusion
Strong movements are made up of diverse participants, each bringing their particular talents, perspectives and community connections. For this to happen groups need the skills and culture to be inclusive and welcoming. You’ll find materials to support that in this topic, as well as stories and perspectives from different communities, identities and struggles.
Quotes which draw on contemporary experiences of living beyond the gender binary to inspire collective action, resistance and solidarity.
Review of the booklet We Will Not Cancel Us – And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice by adrienne maree brown. Discusses transformative justice approaches as an alternative accountability measure to ‘canceling’ individual harm-doers.
Find a comprehensive list of resources from The Commons Social Change Library on diversity, inclusion and solidarity in social movements.
A resource to help non-profit organisations make their workplaces more inclusive and supportive of transgender and gender diverse people.
A wiki of insights and resources around community-led or community-driven design featuring movements, tools, writing, audio and video.
A report about the rich, diverse and unique history of queer communities in Victoria reflected in places, objects and landscapes.
Change the world with boycotts, workplace action and memes, political campaigns, disaster relief, civil disobedience and more.
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Casual racism at family gatherings can be tricky to navigate! These resources help you prepare how you will respond.
How do we keep fighting for a better future? Part of it is reflecting, inquiring and generating new ideas. Here are a list of resources to get you thinking.
Over 40 quotes by inspiring women leaders and activists from Australia and around the world about leadership, diversity and the environment.
Hear from these powerhouse women on their vision for a feminist response to the crises the world faces. Video from Virtual Progress 2020.
Hear from 3 leaders around the world in the disability justice / rights movement on campaigning and organising.
Need to know how to run virtual conferences or retreats? Australian Progress share lessons learned from their experiences with you.
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.
Reset Reading Group resources for the Centring Justice & Care theme introduced and curated by Roj Amedi.
A crowdsourced list of disability justice resources from Virtual Progress 2020. Includes resources from the Lessons from the Disability Justice Movement plenary and Deconstructing Ableism in Progressive Movements workshop.
A comprehensive folder of articles, books and videos featuring significant African Americans plus several political themes. Includes a folder of resources on police, prisons and racism.
The murder of George Floyd by police in the US has sparked a powerful response from the Black Lives Matter movement and communities of colour. The following resources give context to the US situation as well as related struggles in Australia.