Activist Frst Aid Kit

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FIRST AID FOR ACTIVISTS

You can find here some activist first aid’ steps that you could take when you are in an urgent political situation. We are still looking for more texts, for instance on how to organise a mass demonstration after a sudden political change, how to manage civil unrest and riots, how to get rid of a dictator, etc. Please send any suggestions to the moderators: contact@activistwiki.net

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How to set up a new group

Wanting to set up a new group but do not know how? Read the following texts: 

How to do background research on the problems in your community? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Doing_action_research and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Identifying_common_issue

How to understand how groups develop and be stimulated over time? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Group_development_stages

How to start a community action? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Starting_community_action

How to set up a non-hierarchical affinity group?  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Affinity_group

How to use evidence-based strategies to build a social movement? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Movement_Action_Plan  and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Evidence_Based_Social_Movement

How can you write a temporary foundation document for a new group? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Foundation_document

How to recruit volunteers? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Recruiting_volunteers

How could you set up a worker's coop? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Worker%27s_coop

How could you write a business and financial plan? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Financial_plan and

http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Business_plan

How to organise & facilitate a meeting

How can you organise a meeting?  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Organising_meeting

How to improve the accessibility of the meeting? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Accessibility_of_meetings

How can you facilitate a meeting? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Quick_guide_to_facilitation_and_consensus_decision_making  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Facilitating_meetings

How to make minutes of your meeting? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=How_to_make_minutes 

How to make decisions in your meeting? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Quick_guide_to_facilitation_and_consensus_decision_making  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Meeting_and_deciding_in_communities and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Consensus_Decision_Making and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Consensus_Decision_Making_in_Large_Groups

How to organise a virtual meeting? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Virtual_meetings

How to facilitate a workshop? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Facilitating_workshops 

How to organise effective direct action 

How can you select from different types of direct action? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Direct_action

How to find hundreds of inspirational examples of direct action? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Archive_of_Direct_Actions 

How can you plan your action or campaign? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Planning_an_action and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Planning_a_campaign see also http://www.everydayrebellion.net/new-tactics-strategy-toolkit-take-action/

How to create visual maps for your campaign? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Planning_tools_and_processes

How can you set up a mass action?http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Revolution_in_five_steps  and  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Mass_action  and  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Evidence_Based_Social_Movement

How to use effective procedures and mechanisms in campaigns? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Strategy_development_(Ricketts)  and  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Effective_procedures_and_mechanisms_in_campaigns

ow can you deal with the media and journalistshttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Dealing_with_the_media and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Getting_noticed_as_community_organiser and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Good_publicity 

How to motivate individuals and prevent burnouthttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Meaning_of_activism

ow can you contact and get support from the wider communityhttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Information_sharing and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Passive_public_information_techniques   and   http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Active_public_information_techniques   and   http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Public_participation_models

How could you organise community building activities? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Community_building_activities

How can you evaluate and improve your activities? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Evaluating_community_activities

How can you develop an effective strategy and think strategicallyhttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Strategy_development_(Ricketts) and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Strategic_thinking

How can you set up a boycothttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Boycott

How to prevent governments spying on youhttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Prevent_government_spying_on_you

How to prepare for escapehttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Escaping_from_Martial_Law

How to solve problems between members of your group

How can you find a solutaion from a general overview of possible solutions? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Problem_solving_techniques

How can you understand why conflicts occur and how could these be solved?: http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Conflict

How do activist groups work socially and why are some members in your group difficult?http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Group_dynamics

How could you resolve conflicts? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Conflict_resolution_and_mediation_in_community_actions

How to deal with multi-stakeholder negotiations and failures in building a social movement?  http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Movement_Action_Plan#Key_negotiations_in_multi-stakeholder_movements

How to use nonviolent communication? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Nonviolent_communication

How to deal with possible police infiltrators in your group? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Police_infiltration

How to cope with emotional problems of members of your group

How to deal with individuals who do not believe in the power of the social movement anymore? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Believing_in_the_power_of_social_movements

How could you deal with activist burnout or wanting to prevent burnout in your group? Read http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Activism_Burnout 

How could you cope when you are traumatised by stressful events? Read http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Trauma and http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Guilt_shame_and_trauma

How could you deal with the stress after an assualt by the police? Read http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Police_assault

How to motivate individuals and prevent burnouthttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Meaning_of_activism

ow could groups learn to listen better to each other, to support each other better? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Active_Listening

How could groups take care of themselves and create a culture of radical social-emotional support amongst activists? Follow the suggestions on this page: http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Radical_Self-Care

Hacktivism tips & tricks (more input needed!)

How to find out who is spying on you? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Finding_out_who_is_spying_on_you (more info needed!)

How to prevent governments spying on youhttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Prevent_government_spying_on_you  (more info needed!)

How to become Anonymoushttp://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Becoming_Anonymous

How to hack websites of so-called ISIS/ISIL/Da'es? http://activistwiki.net/index.php?title=Hacking_ISIS