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.
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.
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.
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.
This interactive ebook focuses on concepts and analytical frames we use when discussing how marginalised identities navigate their place in an assumed common culture.
Awareness of racial injustice is spreading and many white people are wondering how they can challenge white supremacy and act in solidarity. This article outlines Democracy in Colour’s Solidarity Network and shares thought provoking resources.
A comprehensive list of resources about climate justice (including First Nations, gender, disability and other resources) collated by the Womens Climate Justice Collective (WCJC) and CounterAct.
A comprehensive list of tools, checklists and websites to improve your website accessibility, e,g, standards, colours, documents, design, images, etc.
The Victorian Women’s Trust (VWT) shares a list of their favourite feminist podcasts including Fierce Girls, Sisteria and Mother of Invention.
This article looks at connections between Indigenous rights and climate change and the legacies of genocide and oppression. It is directed at non-Indigenous people to encourage better allyship.
Young people are powerful agents of social change! This article includes tips for communicating with young people about the climate crisis and ways to support youth leadership including interrupting age-related oppression.
Laura O’Connell Rapira from ActionStation (Aotearoa New Zealand) ran a workshop at the conference, FWD+Organise 2019, about how their organisation worked with volunteers to tackle the trolls behind online hate.
Want to produce social media graphics and publications which are inclusive and representative? Here’s a list of stock image libraries that reflect greater diversity, especially Australian images.
Making change means that our allies need the confidence to play different roles at different times depending on our respective needs and on the common goal.
Audio recording of the ‘Solidarity In Times Of Crisis’ panel from Progress 2019. Speakers considered the role of civil society in countering the conditions and beliefs that give rise to daily discrimination as well as events such as the Christchurch terror attacks.