September, 2014

23 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

People’s Climate March: Why did people participate?

The international People’s Climate Mobilisation has involved inspiring large rallies around the world – including an epic 310,000 in New York City. In Melbourne around 30,000 turned out on Sunday 21 September, a beautiful spring day. Four volunteers undertook a survey at the rally, to gather feedback for the organisers, see if there were lessons […]

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17 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Stepping People Up

Stepping People Up

Pathways for strong campaigns. If a social change campaign or group isn’t growing, it’s declining! Beyond likes on Facebook or email signups, what are the ways you involve people in your campaign? How do you step folks up from supporter to volunteer and beyond? The October MCN session will focus on activist engagement pathways. We’ll look […]

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02 September 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Campaign Communications Course

Boost your capacity to tell the story of your campaign or advocacy project. Engage people in action, reach key stakeholders and translate words and ideas into impact. Effective Communication Techniques, the final unit of the Graduate Certificate of Community Advocacy is open for enrolment, running this September and October. Complete this unit on its own, or […]

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02 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Learning from history, committing to solidarity

Karrina Nolan and Amelia Telford facilitated an excellent session for our August MCN. After the usual networking Karrina set the context that needs to be front of mind when working with Indigenous communities: Over 50% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are under 35, but are also 25-28 times more likely to be detained in the […]

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