February, 2014

23 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Review: Power in Coalition

In the lead up to our Melbourne Campaigners’ Network session on Building Effective Alliances, Denisse Sandoval shares insights from Amanda Tattersall’s book Power in Coalition: Strategies for Strong Unions and Social Change.  Published in 2010 but still pertinent today, Power In Coalition reads like a manual for effective alliance building. We may have seen token coalitions with simple community […]

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18 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Building Effective Alliances

Building Effective Alliances

Social change takes sustained collective effort – working together in alliances can increase power and bring needed resources to the struggle. But how do we get it together?! Anouska Teunen from Amnesty International Australia will share campaign stories and frameworks for developing alliances. You’ll leave with new ideas, practical insights, and contact details for potential […]

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11 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Strategy & Soul in Sydney

Launch of the Sydney Campaigners’ Network Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from US activist, educator and author Daniel Hunter! Daniel will share insights about strategic and creative campaigning, including stories from his excellent book Strategy and Soul. 4pm – 6pm, Saturday 22 February Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts  Spread the word on Facebook and get […]

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11 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Community Organising Basics

Community organising is a term that is being used more and more in Australian social movements – but what does it really mean? Here’s a brief introduction to some of the key principles.  Community organising builds power through gathering people with shared interests to take collective action. This approach recognises that significant social change tends […]

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