100% Shared Lunches

100% Shared Lunches

Taegan Edwards shares simple and fun tips for shared lunches from the campaigners at 100% Renewables, an Australian campaign for renewable energy. Not only are these lunches low-cost, but the act of sharing encourages the whole team to take time-out to prepare and eat...
Emotional Resilience

Emotional Resilience

Well facilitated group-work is absolutely essential to healthy communities and thriving social movements. To be good facilitators in our work as activists and campaigners rests on developing emotional resilience; facilitator and trainer Sarah Norton of the Groupwork...
Nurturing the Revolution!

Nurturing the Revolution!

  Practical tips for making activism inviting for parents and children At Plan to Thrive we reckon diversity and intergenerational participation is pretty darn important to sustaining political campaigns and promoting radical social change. Following on from her...
Community care for neighbourhood action

Community care for neighbourhood action

All over Australia, local communities are acting to protect their homes, livelihoods and neighbourhoods from environmentally disastrous infrastructure projects and development. From organising neighbourhood meetings to participating in non-violent direct actions like...
Hey Activists, R U OK?

Hey Activists, R U OK?

  Thursday 12 September is R U OK Day, a national day of action which aims to prevent suicide. The website states: ‘Staying connected with others is crucial to our general health and wellbeing. Feeling isolated or hopeless can contribute to depression and...
Election Recovery

Election Recovery

  Urrgghh, the Australian federal election is over. I woke up this morning with a splitting headache and a heavy heart. There’s no doubt that this election result is going to have a big impact on communities and the environment and the way we will campaign to...