Blueprints for Change is an open library of advocacy how-to’s put together by campaign innovators in order to help progressive organizers and groups up their game more quickly.

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Contains 14 detailed how-to guides on cutting-edge approaches that draw on the combined knowledge of over 100 kickass progressive campaigners, organizers and groups that tried and tested these strategies

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All of our how-to guides are presented in the Guides section, newest guides appear below. They can be downloaded and shared freely among progressives. If you want to request a new topic, open the Requests page.

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This quick guide was created to support activists in making their spaces more accessible, to ensure everyone is welcome and encouraged to join movements in whatever way they can. The information included comes from existing organizer databases and resources by movement thinkers.

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Grassroots groups, especially student-led groups, face a high risk of dissolving because their members don’t stay on for long, which creates challenges in momentum building. This guide includes; challenges faced by student organizers, strategies to support and guide new members and building institutional memory, plus further insight on student organizing best practices, organizing in a pandemic, wellbeing and motivation and recruitment and retention strategies.

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Créer de coalitions agiles

Lorsque plusieurs groupes et organisations se réunissent pour travailler sur une campagne, ils choisissent souvent de collaborer ensemble au sein d’une coalition. Cependant, les coalitions ont acquis la réputation de causer des maux de tête aux militant.e.s en raison de leurs processus décisionnels souvent lents, bureaucratiques et descendants. Dans ce guide, nous examinons une autre façon de bâtir de puissantes campagnes de collaboration.

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L’organisation distribuée active un réseau de partisans/campaigners autonomes dans plusieurs endroits, qui peut s’étendre au-delà des frontières géographiques, des intérêts et des groupes culturels. Elle s’appuie sur l’initiative et l’énergie d’organisateurs bénévoles pour créer des groupes et diriger des équipes avec des degrés d’autonomie variables.

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