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30 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Workers’ rights for campaigners

MCN: Workers’ rights for campaigners

We all know progressive organisations that don’t have a great track record in terms of working conditions. There can be a disjunct between stated values (equality! justice! respect!) and the treatment of workers. What can we do to make sure our organisations and allies walk their talk? This session will: * explore trends in employment […]

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25 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Sustaining Activism

MCN: Sustaining Activism

A relaxing session that will share new ideas and tools for activist wellbeing. Holly Hammond (Plan to Win and Plan to Thrive) recently travelled to the UK and Spain for a research trip about activist health and wellbeing. Her trip included: Participating in Sustaining Our Activism: Building Resilient Communities – a week long residential retreat […]

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18 January 2016 ~ 2 Comments

Training for Activist Trainers

Trainers and facilitators play a vital role in social movements – helping people to gain the clarity and skills they need to make change in the world. Plan to Win is offering a 2.5 day train-the-trainer workshop for people keen to facilitate and educate in social movement contexts. The workshop will focus on developing skills […]

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26 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy

Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy

Enrolments are open for the 2016 Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy – Australia’s most comprehensive social change qualification. This is an excellent opportunity for change agents to deepen their skills and knowledge through a unique accredited course. The Graduate Certificate draws on the latest knowledge about effective campaigning as well as established theoretical frameworks for understanding […]

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15 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Introduction to Activist Training Skills

Introduction to Activist Training Skills

Over the next six month Plan to Win has a special focus on developing activist trainers. Trainers and facilitators play a vital role in social movements – helping people to gain the clarity and skills they need to make change in the world. This session is open to people who have experience both as activists […]

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23 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Calling activist trainers!

Trainers and facilitators play a vital role in social movements – helping people to gain the clarity and skills they need to make change in the world. Australia has a small and creative social movement support sector but it would be wonderful to see many more people step into this role! To address this Plan […]

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21 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Better Activist Meetings

MCN: Better Activist Meetings

Do you spend a lot of your life in meetings? Or does it just feel like it?! Meetings are a big part of working collectively but too often… they suck. But with some preparation and a few simple techniques we can hold meetings that: get outcomes feel engaging bring in new people and new ideas […]

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21 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Plan to Win at Progress 2015

Progress 2015 is coming up, 7-9 May at Melbourne Town Hall. Check out the program to get a taste of what’s in store – and if you’re there, come and say hi! Here’s three sessions involving Plan to Win’s Director Holly Hammond. Sustaining Activism: Surviving, Thriving, Not Igniting! Presented by Holly Hammond, 2:30-3:45pm, Thursday 7 […]

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31 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Islamic Museum fieldtrip – How can we be better allies?

Islamic Museum fieldtrip – How can we be better allies?

Over the last year or so it seems racist rhetoric has hit fever pitch… with direct consequences being felt in Muslim communities across the country. From abuse on public transport to mosques being vandalised. Many of us have asked the question – How can we stand in solidarity? Melbourne Campaigners’ Network invites you to join […]

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24 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

What stopped the EW Tunnel?

What stopped the EW Tunnel?

When it is people vs roads, it’s rare that people win. Despite the signed contracts, federal funding committed and homes acquired the East-West Tunnel project has been stopped! (For now at least). But what stopped it? We’ll take a look at the community campaign strategies and tactics that enabled this historic win. Featuring Cait Jones […]

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