In this self-paced course, participants learn how to use the media to communicate their messages to constituencies. Media techniques are described, including how to present messages online. Also included is information about how to organize media briefings and materials to keep the media informed of plans, events and accomplishments.
The Online Activism Institute was a structured, web-based political advocacy training and networking support program for interested women in the MENA region. Material may contain references to links and other functions that are not accessible through the downloadable versions. This project was done with the Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME).
This self-paced course guides users in analyzing their country’s political environment and exploring ways in which it could affect the implementation of activism plans. It includes six lessons, focusing on the political environment, branches of government, civic freedoms and the role of civil society.
The Activism Plan Builder Template includes questions about goals and objectives, leadership, civic environment, message and audience, and outreach activies. Information about the steps is included, as well as templates for developing an activism plan.
This self-paced public speaking course was designed primarily for women running for public office in the Arab world. It describes how to craft and deliver a message that is memorable. The aim is for participants to become more confident, prepared and in-demand speakers.
This self-paced course helps users to understand what they need to do to accomplish their goals. It presents a guide for creating a specific plan to succeed. The course covers six “building blocks” of activism: vision, goals and objectives, leadership, civic environment, message and audience, and outreach activities.
In this self-paced course, users explore and develop their leadership style and identify what kind of leadership would be most effective for their situation. Steps are included to create a plan for developing a communication style.