What is Nonviolent Action?
What is Civil Disobedience
The Climate Disobedience Centre
“Welcome to the Climate Disobedience Center. The purpose of the Center is to serve as a catalyst for direct action, creating points of vivid moral clarity, emboldening both climate activists and the unlikeliest of allies, to capture the heart and soul of the climate debate.”
- http://www.climatedisobedience.org This site is specifically set up to help community groups organize using civil disobedience.
- An uplifting page to watch examples of effective Climate Disobedience at work: http://www.climatedisobedience.org/media
The Climate Defense Project
- BeautifulTrouble.org is the fullest expression of the Beautiful Trouble Project. The Website includes all the book’s contents and much more.
- Further, after contributions from all over the world, a sister website went live on the Internet in 2016 – Beautiful Rising – https://beautifulrising.org Bursting with stories and hard won insights from activists across the Global South, this toolbox is an interactive platform for building better movements and designing more effective actions.
350.Org’s training page: http://trainings.350.org
The Greenpeace Mobilization Cookbook: http://www.mobilisationlab.org/mobilisation-tools/the-mobilisation-cookbook/#.WHq0rLHMzUI
Training for Change: https://www.trainingforchange.org
The Change Agency:
- Supporting Effective Community Action: http://www.thechangeagency.org/about-us/
- Campaigners Toolkit: http://www.thechangeagency.org/campaigners-toolkit/training-resources/people-power-manual/
Waging Nonviolence: http://wagingnonviolence.org
Partners for Collaborative Change: http://www.collabchange.org
International Centre on Nonviolent Conflict: https://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/about/our-work/
Nonviolent Education And Research Center: http://www.nvrc-sarm.org
Civil Resistance: http://civilresistance.info
The Climate Emergency Coalition
The Albert Einstein Institution
- Advancing freedom with nonviolent action: http://www.aeinstein.org All of Dr. Gene Sharp’s books, writings and essays on nonviolence are freely available from this web site. The Library also contains works by a number of other writers.
- Great TED Talk by Jamila Raqib, Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution (Dr. Gene Sharp’s Institution) http://www.ted.com/talks/jamila_raqib_the_secret_to_effective_nonviolent_resistance
Here’s a great example – carefully planned militant nonviolent civil disobedience; well supported by social media – http://www.shutitdown.today/liveupdates
Here’s a great backgrounder to where we are in Hamilton and how we got here, makes for good foundational reading and it’s written by Don McLean: http://samizdatpress.typepad.com/hal_magazine_issue_nine2/red-hill-valley-by-don-mclean-1.html
How can we train and educate ourselves? Maybe through Popular Education
New Additions to the List Starting 24 Jan/17
The Climate Mobilization: http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/crisis-reading-groups
Climate Mobilization Canada: http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/mobilize_canada
Micah White: Author of a new playbook for revolution, co-founder of the Occupy Movement and thought-leader in the modern action movement: