10 tips about how to influence policy with research from the Overseas Development Institute. e.g. what, who, when to influence, politics, networks, etc.
Research & Archiving
With research skills you can get to know your issues in depth, find out where people stand on those issues, and make a strong evidence-based case for change. Archiving your campaign and organisation materials preserves the story of your collective efforts, so others can learn from social movement history.
A list of ideas for activists to archive their movements & moments including archivist activist backpacks, hackathons, collaborations, crowdsourcing archives.
Grab it before it’s gone! With the ephemeral nature of platforms you may want to think about archiving your social media and videos now.
A list of mainly electronic archives that document social change in Australia. e.g Aboriginal History Archive, Women’s Web, Radical Times Archive, etc.
There has been a shift from institutional to participatory archives – communities rising up and documenting their own histories. Here are 3 examples of how communities are speaking their own truths.