for social/climate-justice activism

TL/DR — I was once a dedicated activist in my youth. Later in life, for a few years, I became a full-time corporate consultant and worked alongside a lot of people and companies that were defending nasty unsustainable projects. Along the way, I learnt a lot about…

The “crisis within a crisis” moment we are living through right now, rising up against white supremacy and anti-black racism in the midst of a global pandemic, is a testament to how complex and downright systemic the problems we face have become.

More than ever, progressive organizers see the wisdom…

As people-powered campaigning is clearly a practice on the rise, largely inspired by the dramatic rise of progressive grassroots movements, we often hear NGOs asking for more clarity on what kind of model would work best for them.

Though self-arising, often youth-led movements around climate and social justice are certainly…

Back in April of 2018, with the help of an initial crew of volunteer bottom-liners — mostly seasoned campaigners themselves — we launched www.blueprintsfc.org, an “open library of advocacy how-to’s put together by campaign innovators in order to help progressive organizers and groups up their game more quickly.”

I think…

For the last 2 years, as I did trainings on advocacy campaign innovation across the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia, I kept hearing the same questions pop up on emerging strategies and tactics. “How can we set up distributed organizing…. or P2P texting…. or A/B testing…. in our org?”

Tom Liacas

Progressive power builder. Founding bottom-liner of Blueprints for Change + Senior Strategist at NetChange Consulting. More bio stuff: https://about.me/TLiacas

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