Advice I wish I had a few years ago.
You turning up determines whether change happens or not. Here you learn how we will work together.
Our world right now needs a whole lot of change. Stories are our most effective tool in making that happen.
Change requires talking to people. Here we show you how to have good conversations and transform words into powerful, positive action.
1-to-1s creates a buzz of people who want your time. Learn to protect it and stay healthy in the work, because you matter.
Learn how to run simple and engaging meetings that find the issues, build the team and develop a campaign.
You can not change the world on your own – you need a team. Learn how to build, grow and develop accountable teams that win campaigns.
Act Build Change is about building power; learning how to build enough of our own, so we can start winning for all of us.
We take action to move people to behave differently in the world. Learn the tools and tactics to run small to national level campaigns.
On the day of action your instinct will be to focus on the small bad things. Here we guide you to see the big picture.
A full evaluation with the core team, to take stock of what has been achieved together and where to go from here.
The answers are wrapped up in organising, sexism, leadership and ego.
It is the first thing evil tries to destroy – because it is the only thing that can beat it. Hope is your super-power: never surrender it.
A real conversation is a balance between talking and listening. We have lost that balance. It is time to listen to difference, or hate and fear will continue to win.
Last week millions of courageous women shared their stories of sexual harassment and violence online, with the hash tag #MeToo. Here are 10 incredible women we all can celebrate and recognise.
Bayard Rustin was the mentor to Martin Luther King and taught him all he knew – but Rustin's identity as a gay man would keep his brilliance away from the history books.
by Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson’s clients are on death row: a powerful true story about the United States’ broken system of justice.
by Chip and Dan Heath
Make it anywhere like Frank Sinatra, how steak changed popcorn and the lies we have been told are true. All is revealed to show us how to create unforgettable messages.
by Rebecca Solnit
Solnit gives us the ingredients to build hope into our work. Taking lessons from history, Solnit asks us to turn away from lazy despair and focus on the harder task of hopeful action.
by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller
How to take down dictators without getting yourself killed, using lego, flowers, cheese and dog mess to get you started.
by Jane McAlevey
Get ready to raise expectations of the people and raise hell against those who strip us of our power.
by Jane McAlevey
When lots of us are thinking how the hell did this happen; Jane McAlevey gives us the why and the how to change it.
by Paulo Freire
Powerful people want to keep you from learning that you are powerful. Freire is on a mission to change education and put the power back in your hands.
by Beck Bond and Zac Exley
A book that inspired the Corbyn campaign, Bond and Exley share the rules of big organising to change lives for the many.
by Duncan Green
With stories spanning the globe, minimal buzz-words and a personal touch, "How Change Happens" is a book for activists hoping to make a difference.
by Saul Alinsky
Saul Alinsky, considered as the founder of modern day organising, shares his rules for change.
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