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Cancer Council NSW Organising Model

Cancer Council NSW developed this model to engage, mobilise and organise community members to influence public policy about cancer. While the context of their model is health specific, some of the principles and processes are relevant for other social issues. You can use this model of grassroots advocacy as a starting point, and develop ideas to suit your own organisation.

moved to action
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June 19, 2017

Moved to Action: Joel Dignam’s review of Hahrie Han’s text

Hahrie Han’s Moved to Action (published in 2009) tackles the question of what motivates political participation by people who face significant barriers to participation. While some people have many resources that facilitate political participation (education, wealth, a political awareness), others don’t – and yet they still, in certain circumstances, become politically engaged. What’s going on? Han…

tactics cards
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December 1, 2016

Relational organising and transactional mobilising

How can we maximise the relational potential of tactics that are primarily designed to turn people out for our rallies and other public events? How can we harness the power of shared interests and values when we’re focused on organising events to show numbers? For the Organise conference in Sydney, James and Fee designed and experimented with…

launching the community organising guide
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New community organising guide launched

On Friday 25 November, we officially launched our new Community Organising training guide during the national FWD+Organise conference in Sydney. Even before the launch, word of mouth (and social media) had generated national and international interest. Already, the Guide is in 16 countries, including the US, UK and Canada, Ireland, Croatia, Belgium, Kenya, Aotearoa and…

Community Organising Fellowship retreat 2016
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Strengthening our national network of community organisers

Since our Community Organising Fellowship kicked off in 2014, seventy-three passionate organisers have graduated. They’re hard at work building leader-full campaigns and movements right around Australia. Twenty-five graduates came together on Friday 25 November for our first graduates’ retreat, a weekend of conversation, analysis, celebration and connecting. The retreat was timed to coincide with the…