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The Social Change Wheel is the inspiration behind all of the work that CSA does. All Teach-In speakers were selected to embody a pillar from this wheel!

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Check out more resources and tools below!

 

Resource/Tool NameDescription
Community Building Community Tool Box The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities.
Access to over 300 educational modules and other free tools to learn about community assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, advocacy, and other aspects of community practice.
Community Organizing A STUDENT GUIDE FOR
COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
A collection of anecdotes and lessons from a UC Berkeley student, Itzel Calvo Medina, who has
learned from being an undocumented, working-class woman of color
and is also an organizer. She wants this guide to inspire
people to organize in their communities and develop the tools they need
in the ongoing fight for liberation and freedom.
Deliberative Dialogue The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation is a network of innovators who bring people together across divides to tackle today’s toughest challenges. NCDD serves as a gathering place, a resource clearinghouse, a news source, and a facilitative leader for this extraordinary community. ​Perfect if you’re looking for resources on dialogue, deliberation and public engagement!
Informal Associations and Mutual Aid  Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Offers an explanation of why collective care Is our best weapon against pandemic and endemic disasters. Also provides a non-exhaustive list of "do-it-ourselves" resources. 
Philanthropy  Stanford PACS Philanthropist Resource Directory

The Philanthropist Resource Directory (formerly Philanthropist Resource Guide) is an inventory of 250+ organizations across the United States that work to support the philanthropic activities of high net worth (HNW) donors. They hope that this resource will enable HNW donors to discover new sources of support for their philanthropic journey, help philanthropy intermediaries and advisors find new resources and collaborators, and allow funders of this field to gain a better understanding of the landscape of the donor support ecosystem.

The Philanthropist Resource Directory in its current form is a comprehensive, but not exhaustive, list of philanthropic resources organized by categories.

 
Protests and Demonstrations  ROCHESTER RACIAL JUSTICE TOOLKIT Resources for Activists & Organizers
This section provides tools to help activists and community organizers. 
Mutual Aid  Mutual Aid 101 Toolkit #WeGotOurBlock

This toolkit includes step-by-step instructions for how you can build your own mutual aid network while staying safe from the spread of COVID-19.

 
Voting and Formal Political Activities   Learning to Give Participation in Civil Society and Voting One of the fundamental purposes for education is to prepare youth for responsible citizenship. This includes caring for others and the common good, understanding how government, business, and nonprofit systems work, following current events, learning how to identify reliable information, listening to diverse points of view and having civil conversations, voting, and advocating for a cause. This toolkit includes background information, primary documents, lessons, and project ideas related to the words of the Constitution. 
Advocacy Catholic Health Associations Advocacy Resource Guide

The following websites and publications may be useful sources of additional information on advocacy. Many of the organizations' websites contain issue descriptions, updates, and talking points on current advocacy efforts. The governmental website ""Thomas"" is useful for tracking the status of legislation, reading actual bill language, and determining if members of Congress have sponsored or co-sponsored priority bills. Most members of Congress also have their own websites.

Advocacy California Association of Non-Profits National Advocacy Resource List

The California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) is a statewide membership organization that brings nonprofits together to advocate for the communities they serve.