Advocacy diagram with Inside Game, Outside Game, Headspace and Heartspace
An example of a mother impacted by the WV water crisis. How do we reach beyond our traditional constituents and allies and involve people like Lucrecia, who never thought of themselves as clean water activists before?
Executive Director of West Virginia Rivers Coalition, Angie Rosser, shares the powerful story of the chemical spill in the Elk River and how they organized the community for clean water.
Power Mapping Tool from Industrial Areas Foundation
Sample template for a list sharing agreement between two roganizations
Presentation by Chris Casey of Netcentric Campaigns on Building Lists in Collaboration
Chester River Association Legislative Protocol (Advocacy Policy)
Rock Creek Conservancy Advocacy Policy
St Mary’s River Watershed Organization Advocacy Policy
Savage River Watershed Association – Advocacy Policy
Advocacy Committee Policies and Procedures Manual
Delaware Nature Society Legislative Agenda 2013
West Virginia Rivers Coalition Advocacy Policy
Stewards of the Lower Susquehanna Advocacy Policy
This is an actual advocacy policy of a Watershed Organization that gave their permission to share their internal policy without the organization’s actual name.
Evaluating Advocacy and Community Organizing – Powerpoing presentation by Sue Hoechstetter and Abby Levine of Alliance for Justice
Susquehanna Greenway Partnership Advocacy Policy
Standard Operating Procedures for Coalition Support of Federal Legislation
Online article from www.bolderadvocacy.org. This is the same article that Jamie Baxter forwarded previously on the CIGO email list.
Links to great online resources for evaluating community organizing.
Advocacy Capacity Self-Assessment – online version
Advocacy Capacity Organizational self-assessment tool – hard copy PDF version
Makani Themba’s Powerpoint presentation from June 6, 2013 CIGO meeting Praxis Project
“Comic Strip” style boxes to help think through the problem, history/context, what can be done, why it matters, identify characters and metaphors
Media Planning Template provided by Makani Themba of the Praxis Project. Main goals Audiences Spokespersons Main Message Media options Planning – events, timeline Sound Bites
Example from Maine People’s Alliance of 5-levels of organizing and metrics from each. Levels include Member, Volunteer, Activist, Member Organizer, and Lead Organizer
James River Association Advocacy Policy
Potomac Conservancy provided their sample plan for organizing in Loudon County
This is a one-hour webinar describing the ethics rules for lobbying in Maryland.