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.
#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.
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.
Protecting civic space requires courage—and lots of it
One main takeaway of International Civil Society Week? Advocacy campaigners need to bravely and boldly self-reflect, experiment, open up and let go.
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.
What advocacy organisations need to win today
Traditional approaches to advocacy strategies, decision-making, and building power at the grassroots level fall short in an age of people-powered movements.
The keys to the Sunrise Movement’s momentum? A bold idea, a visionary narrative, and organising best practices
Nathan Willcox and Carina Barnett-Loro from the Climate Advocacy Lab look at research that helps explain the effectiveness of the campaign for a Green New Deal in the US.