Thanks to Tools for Change trainer and NOII Toronto organizer, Syed Hussan, for this guest blog post.
Protests are an integral and necessary part of our social movements. They are the means to assert power, to take power, to pressure a target and to [...]Continue Reading
Check out this nice little brochure for people interested in designing creative direct actions. The booklet was developed by myself (Jessica Bell) and Joshua Kahn Russell, as well as Ruckus Society staff Sharon Lungo and Megan Swoboda. (And thank you [...]Continue Reading
Change.org is one of those advocacy organizations that specializes in gathering signatures online in order to secure victories for people and causes alike. The organization is very good at it what it does, and its success is being recognized. Non-profits can pay Change.org to [...]Continue Reading
350.org action-planning guide 350 developed a very simple one-page nine-step guide to planning actions. It’s quite useful when executing basic tactics.
This is a great handout that you can print out and use to help you and group think through what action or tactic might be useful for your campaign. It’s a great tool for facilitators as well. Basically the tool asks you a [...]Continue Reading
Non-violent theorist, Gene Sharp, developed a list of 198 action tactics groups use to advance social change. This handout is useful when you’re trying to devise a creative action idea. Google the action if you don’t know what it means.