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.
How do you measure people power?
We need to figure out the best approaches, frameworks, metrics, and methods being used to measure and quantify people powered approaches.
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.
Why it’s important to measure the impact of people-powered advocacy
A common framework to measure and evaluate people power is a missing piece in the funding and decision-making pie, says Tom Liacas.
Lessons from the grassroots campaign playbook
In this Mini Masterclass with Future Advocacy, campaigner Katherine Sladden explains how to make change—the bootstrap way.
How ActionStation trains an army of keyboard warriors to promote love over hate
The New Zealand-based community campaigning organisation is building people power in an iterative and narrative-savvy way.
#KeepItOn campaign’s ‘shutdown stories’ offer a lesson in listening, adapting and participation
After the campaign's launch, Access Now saw that those affected by internet blackouts were interested in contributing their personal stories. So, the organisation created a way to do so.
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.
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.