May, 2012

21 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Theories of Change

Our last Melbourne Campaigners’ Network was on Theories of Change, ably facilitated by Naomi Blackburn. The topic was a great discussion starter, very relevant to anybody seeking to make change in the world. It was especially good to see folks from a mix of backgrounds and social movements engaging in the material – lots of […]

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21 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

MCN June: Turnout – Mobilising your base

MCN June: Turnout – Mobilising your base

The stakes are high, power-holders are poised to make a key decision, and your campaign has been working hard to engage people – now you need a big demonstration of people power. So how do you get people to turn up? This session will look at the ins and outs of turnout at rallies and […]

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07 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Review: The Activists’ Handbook

Aidan Ricketts was in town last week to launch his new book The Activists’ Handbook. The launch was hosted by the Wilderness Society at Kindness House and included a presentation by Aidan on the fast growing and impressive movement to stop coal-seam gas. For those of you who missed it, here are some of my […]

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