RE:Imagining Change

A key focus of the Plan to Win project over the next few years is spreading the use of story-based campaign strategy among Australian social movements. Many social change battles are won or lost at the level of story. The recent hardening of offshore processing shows...

Limits to Consensus?

The Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair took place in August at the Abbotsford Convent. There were stalls from a range of great groups, kid’s play space, handmade bunnies, and awesome Activist-Maisy colouring books (I may have been preoccupied by the kid-centric stuff as my...

Organising to Win

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of training and mentoring around community organising theory and practices. I find this area really energising – I get to see people grasp the sense that they can have collective power, take on leadership and win significant change. In...

Learning to Change the Story

Earlier this year I spent two weeks on the west coast of the US. I travelled there to participate in the Advanced Story-based Strategy Practitioner’s Training run by smartMeme. The training was fantastic – I’ll be sharing what I learnt at Plan to Win workshops in the...

Welcome

Hello! Welcome to Plan to Win, a new organisation to promote social movement learning in Melbourne, and beyond. This project takes a number of forms: working with campaigns, groups and organisations to build skills and develop winning plans; mentoring individual...