neighborhood organizing

[VIDEO] How to Grow a Movement: Tips for Activists & Organizers

Advice that is useful for any organizer or activist, to help your organization or movement grow in both size and active participation.

This advice draws from two sources:

1. Social psychology

2. Real life examples of successful mass movements and organizing campaigns

This video is an episode of the Aktion Show, a weekly livestream about praxis and direct action, but includes a brief intro and outro that was not part of the show. Skip to 4:03 for the main presentation.

https://youtu.be/VsN_IMFa0tE

Organising in our Communities: Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth

An article by Housing Action Southwark & Lambeth setting out their approach to organising. First published by Base Publication in 2015.

Building Mutual Support and Organising in Our Communities

A pamphlet collecting stories and organising tips from the London Coalition Against Poverty, published in 2014.

Citizen Participation vs Class Power: Thoughts on community organizing

Ray Valentine talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

Tools for Building Tenant Power: Tactics Vol #1

Chicago-based Autonomous Tenants Union (ATU) presents a booklet on tactics that can be utilized in a variety of struggles.

Mortar 2

Revolutionary Journal of Common Cause Anarchist Organization

The second volume of Mortar, Common Cause's theoretical journal, is now available online. Inside you will find an editorial introduction, along with articles covering anti-organizationalist sentiment within the North American anarchist movement, anarchism and the Welfare State, a contemporary redux of the Bourgeois Influences on Anarchism, anarchist approaches to contending with sexual assault and a critique of anti-oppression politics.