MOST RECOMMENDED ACTIVIST & TRAINING RESOURCES:

  • Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements
    including “The Movement Action Plan”, Eight Stages & Four Roles in all social movements Info and order at DoingDemocracy.com
  • Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution by Andrew Boyd et al.
    “Beautiful Trouble” is a book, web toolbox and international network of artist-activist trainers whose mission is to make grassroots movements more creative and more effective. ALSO find “Beautiful Solutions” and “Beautiful Rising.” BeautifulTrouble.org
  • UNSTOPPABLE: THE EMERGING LEFT-RIGHT ALLIANCE TO DISMANTLE THE CORPORATE STATE by Ralph Nader 2014
    We are at one of the most pivotal moments in our country’s political history: Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever before and large majorities of citizens tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power. The ever-tightening influence of big business on the mainstream media, elections and our local, state, and federal governments, have caused many Americans to believe they have no political voice. More at Nader.org
 

 

More resources

www.findingsteadyground.org

Resource from my friend Daniel Hunter, Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow; An Organizing Guide. http://www.danielhunter.org/books/building-movement-end-new-jim-crow-organizing-guide

Posts on other web/blog sites:

In http://www.classism.org/gifts-american-dream/, Pamela Haines locates her family’s homey DIY celebrations on a class spectrum of different connections to upward mobility.

http://www.transitionus.org/blog/unlikely-suspects-–-deep-outreach-diverse-initiating-groups-–-pace-building-trust

Demolition Derby

Muscle Building for Peace and Justice; a Non-Violent Workout Routine for the 21st Century–an integration of much of my experience and thinking over the years: https://www.trainingforchange.org/publications/muscle-building-peace-and-justice-nonviolent-workout-routine-21st-century (or just google the title)