Great campaigning resources

Looks like it’s a day for lists of useful guides on campaigning. Firstly I came across this list that Mark Parker, a campaign organiser in Southwark  has put together of books to read on activism on his Southwark Organising blog. Secondly, it’s the last day of  The Right Ethos resource tweeting marathon! For the last month they’ve been …

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Five for Friday…..29th July

Slowing down for the summer? Here is a round of up of interesting articles on campaigning to read this Friday. 1. Hands Up Digital with some excellent advice about how charities can get more out of Facebook. 2. Stephen Pound MP has a few issues with 38 Degrees and  the curse of the automated e-mail, while …

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Summer Reading….

Summer is here and I’m hopeful of a few ‘quieter’ weeks which will allow me to leave the office at 5 and spend some time reading in the evening (it won’t happen but I can dream). But what should campaigners be reading this summer? I asked friends on twitter for some recommendations and here is …

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Five for Friday…15th July

Here is my semi-regular round up of interesting articles on campaigning and advocacy…. 1. Harmit Kambo reminds us that ‘one of the most important challenges to injustice is to simply ‘bear witness’ to it’ 2. Untangling the Web has an interesting interview with Karina Brisby, Head of Interactive Campaigns at Oxfam. While NCVO asks how …

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Learning from the 'Countdown to Copenhagen' campaign

Evaluation might be the last step in the advocacy cycle, but from my experience it’s often the one that we’re quickest to overlook, moving onto the next campaign as opposed  to spending time reflecting on what’s happened. It’s great to see Christian Aid make an evaluation of their ‘Countdown to Copenhagen’ campaign available online for others to …

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