Can NGOs and social movements be authentic allies?
Self-serving, co-opting and damaging behavior by campaigners is possible – but not inevitable.
When changing laws isn’t enough
How Amnesty International designed culture-shifting campaigns to end sexual violence in four very different contexts using the Campaign Accelerator.
Top Stories of 2019
What a year! Here are the stories about movements, NGOs and systems change that caught our eye (and yours) in 2019.
A big step for UNICEF: inviting volunteers to scale the mission
How a small team inside a giant UN agency is popularising people-power and getting results
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.