social movements

Minds of the Movement blog

Minds of the Movement bloggers are a diverse group representing more than a dozen countries to date. They write for those interested in the ideas and experiences of people on the front line of civil resistance, and those who seek to understand the art and science of...

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Simple theory of change exercise

We use this exercise to jump start a group thinking about the changes they really hope to make, what will get them there, and most importantly, why. Sometimes it is helpful to start by drawing a vision for change for the top of the map, or the long-term goal (rather...

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Knowledge tree

We have used the Knowledge Tree as a tool for doing a “learning review” or a systemization of what has been learned through for example past monitoring exercises, and more in-depth discussions with staff and community members. At the bottom of the tree are...

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