Resources

Here are some books and links that have inspired us and that we have used in building our curriculum.

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Organizing for social change

Here is the comprehensive manual for grassroots organizers working for social, racial, environmental and economic justice at the local, state and national levels.

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WHY CIVIL REsistance works

For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the form of protests, boycotts, civil disobedience, and other forms of nonviolent noncooperation, these efforts help separate regimes from their main sources of power and produce remarkable results, even in Iran, Burma, the Philippines, and the Palestinian Territories.

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blueprint for revolution

An urgent and accessible handbook for peaceful protesters, activists, and community organizers—anyone trying to defend their rights, hold their government accountable, or change the world