Resources

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Guide: Organising a photo stunt

May 2014

Stunts can be a creative way of getting a complex message across to the public, MPs and the local press. They can involve using props or incorporating some kind of fun interactive element to a stall you are running or getting people to dress up and take on characters. Stunts can be used to attract the general public to take action, or to encourage the local press to cover your story.

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Guide: Running a great event

May 2014

Events are a great opportunity to attract new supporters and potential new group members, inform people of our campaigns, fundraise and have fun

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Guide: Organising basics

May 2014

There isn’t a strict way of running a group, and how you do it will depend on what works best for the people in your group. But there are some basic things all groups will need to do.

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Briefing: The Landless Workers Movement

May 2014

Radical and inspiring, Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people since it was formed in the 1980s.
This year the movement marked its thirtieth anniversary with its sixth national congress in Brasília.

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Guide: Running a great meeting

May 2014

There is no set blueprint for running a successful group, but there are some basic things you will have
to do and meeting regularly is one of them. Getting together as a group on a regular basis is important
so that you can talk, get to know each other and plan campaign actions and events. Meetings should be
empowering and people should come away feeling energised and excited about taking action.

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Guide: Make your stall stand out

May 2014

Most WDM groups hold stalls at local events, talks and fairs as a way of engaging new people in WDM campaigns and attracting new members. You can often get lots of action cards signed quite quickly, as well as getting the opportunity to talk about our issues with new people.

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Support for groups

May 2014

WDM’s activism team is the group of staff who most directly support our local groups. The groups officer is the member of staff who co-ordinates support for WDM groups. If you have any queries about any aspect of group campaigning or organisation please ask for them, or email activism@wdm.org.uk

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Agribusiness: Q&A

April 2014

Answers to tricky questions about our food/agribusiness campaign

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Campaign overview: Stop the corporate takeover of Africa’s food

April 2014

The UK government is colluding with multinational companies like Monsanto and Unilever to enable them to take control of Africa’s food system.

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Report: Carving up a continent

April 2014

How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems

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Think Global April 2014

April 2014

Act locally with the World Development Movement

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

April 2014

How the EU-US deal threatens people and planet

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A new wave of colonialism

March 2014

How the UK government is helping corporations take control of African food

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Think Global March 2014

March 2014

Act locally with the World Development Movement

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Think Global February 2014

February 2014

Act locally with the World Development Movement

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Annual Review 2013

January 2014

Our 2013 annual review

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Guide: Cinema for social change

January 2014

Film screenings are a great way of attracting new people and engaging them in WDM and your group’s
activities

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Think Global January 2014

January 2014

Act locally with the World Development Movement

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Lobbying MPs and MEPs

January 2014

Lobbying decision makers is one of the most effective ways to influence government policy. As a constituent, your elected representatives are duty bound to listen to your concerns.

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