We’re currently loving this new comprehensive article written by Jessica Bell, co-founder of Tools for Change and Executive Director of TTCRiders (a transit advocacy group), on Three Ways To Build Leadership in Your Advocacy Group.
If you’re struggling to build leadership in your group, this article is for you.
Here’s an excerpt:
We at TTCriders do not have formal power. We cannot tell 100 employees to go do. We don’t have lots of money so we cannot buy expensive advertisements. Nor do elected officials do not give us what we want simply by us meeting with them.
But we are creative. We have public support. And – most importantly – we have people power. We have volunteers and members who give their time and money and work with us to improve transit in Toronto.
To build our people power and win our campaigns we must build leaders out of our supporters.
I am going to share three tips on what we do to build leaders in our group. I hope you find these tips useful for your own work.
1. Have A Ladder of Engagement …Continue Reading
Jessica Bell is a speaker, consultant and trainer for social change movements. For more information go to www.jessicabell.org.