Systems design thinking is a weapon; let’s use it for good
Campaigners should look to systems and design thinking to mobilise key constituencies more effectively, combat rising authoritarianism, and rectify global injustice.
What can advocacy campaigners learn from Hong Kong’s protest movement?
The historic mobilisation shows the effectiveness of building distributed leadership, providing pathways for participation, and working in coalition that accepts differing theories of change.
Be “digital critical,” listen first, and other lessons from 350.org’s digital transformation
A conversation with Hanna Thomas, who guided 350.org to adopt a product team model for more effective campaigning.
‘Successfully working in a movement means recognising your strengths and weaknesses’
Mozilla's Brandi Geurkink and Jon Lloyd reflect on the campaign to hold Google and Facebook accountable to their promises for political ad transparency.
How Fine Acts is bridging the arts and advocacy worlds to build a free vault of campaign visuals
“When done well, visual content shows, rather than tells, and goes straight to one’s heart,” says Svetla Baeva, Fine Acts Campaigns Director.
Why coalition building isn’t about the coalition: Listening, leading, and making change happen
Nick Martlew, Strategy Director at Digital Action and author of the Creative Coalitions handbook, talks to Future Advocacy CEO Olly Buston about the key elements of building a powerful coalition.
How ‘networks beyond the network’ helped L’Associació de Drets Sexuals i Reproductius build an influential Twitter campaign
Their campaign put the public financing of ultra-conservative groups in Catalonia on the political agenda, even though their accounts didn't have many followers at the time.
How a cross-issue coalition worked together to create a hopeful vision of Europe
Practical tips from Laura Hieber and "Europe We Want" for working in coalition on a narrative framing project.
When people power meets litigation: A history-making success story in Sierra Leone
How Namati and other organisations equipped a community to win back their land from an international palm oil company.