Toolkit on Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Leadership Development Approaches

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

This Padres y Jovenes Unidos publication discusses the STPP and its origins, school discipline, and lessons in racial justice from the actual work of Padres & Jovenes Unidos (PJU) and the Advancement Project in Colorado. It includes case studies and strategies for effective organizing and movement building. This document is intended to show the pros and cons of each strategy employed, in hopes that any local organizer can utilize its evidence-based content to progress their individual movements. ... MORE

Gender Justice Terms and Definitions

Gender Justice Terms and Definitions

DSC members S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective and Power U Center for Social Change created this one pager with Gender Justice Terms and Definitions. The terms include definitions for gender identity, ... MORE

Organize People, Power, Change

Organize People, Power, Change

A substantive guide to understanding community organizing and day-in-the-life-of snapshot of what an organizer might have to get done during the day and useful strategies around those undertakings. ... MORE

Learning to Lead: The Pedagogy of Practice, by Ganz and Lin

Learning to Lead: The Pedagogy of Practice, by Ganz and Lin

This excellent resource authored by Ganz and Lin argues that leadership can be taught with pedagogy that itself entails leadership, aligning the content of what is taught with the way ... MORE

The Practice of Social Movement Leadership

The Practice of Social Movement Leadership

This is a two-part essay by Ganz & McKenna highlighting five leadership practices integrating practices that combine conceptual, motivational, and behavioral elements. This tool seeks to engage social movement leaders ... MORE

Wellstone Tools & Resources

Wellstone Tools & Resources

This collection of resources highlights The Organizer’s Guide to the Galaxy: Strategic Planning as a way to move from indignation about individual liberties in public schools to outrage. Wellstone’s resource ... MORE

Movement Building: Strengthening Movements for Social, Racial, Economic, and Gender Justice

Movement Building: Strengthening Movements for Social, Racial, Economic, and Gender Justice

Author: Wellstone “Communities that don’t have power can’t win on a particular issue unless they build it.” This Wellstone webpage serves as an initial informational resource for skill, leadership, and ... MORE

Public & Political Leadership: Developing Progressive Leadership in the States

Public & Political Leadership: Developing Progressive Leadership in the States

With an emphasis on the Public Leadership Pipeline, Wellstone offers an online learning module that includes various resources for setting up and supporting volunteer teams, understanding the theory of change, ... MORE

Student Organizing: Effective Meetings

Student Organizing: Effective Meetings

This PDF available from Wellstone facilitates planning and preparation for positive outcomes in first meetings. The focus is to gain participant involvement and build a positive reputation as a way ... MORE