October, 2011

31 October 2011 ~ 12 Comments

Facilitation at Occupy Melbourne

It’s hard to believe it’s only been a fortnight since Occupy Melbourne first kicked off. On the 15th October, as part of a global day of action in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Melbourne started at City Square. People gathered, working groups met, workshops were held, information stalls, a library, and a functioning kitchen […]

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24 October 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Campaigning on the Interwebs: Part 1

The next Melbourne Campaigners’ Network, Wednesday 2 November, will focus on Taking a Campaign Online. Here, presenter Tim Norton provides some pointers on digital campaigning to get discussion started. See below to register for the event. The world of digital campaigning can appear enticing to some and daunting to others. It can be a never-ending […]

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14 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

#Occupy 101

Have you been struggling to keep up with the momentum of the Occupy movement? What started as an isolated event on Wall Street in New York City has grown in scale and imagination, with ripples around the world. Guest blogger Marco Cuevas-Hewitt has been following the phenomenom closely on his beautiful and informative tumblr blog […]

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11 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Melbourne Campaigners Explore Story

The Melbourne Campaigners’ Network got off to a great start last Thursday with the first gathering attracting a diverse group of over twenty activists, campaigners and organisers. The focus of the night was an introduction to story-based strategy. We ran through some of the key terms used by US strategists smartMeme as part of their […]

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02 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Melbourne Campaigners’ Network

The Melbourne Campaigner’s Network is a monthly gathering for campaigners, activists, and organisers to discuss ideas, exchange resources and discover new approaches to social change. Join us for three gatherings before the end of the year Thursday 6 October: Introduction to Story-based Strategy The way issues are framed and communicated – the battle of the […]

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