This section looks at some of the skills and resources you may find useful if you are campaigning to change something. Whether you are trying to get a pedestrian crossing installed or change the law, many of the issues you will face are the same – you need to know how to present your message clearly, reach the right people with it, and stay focused on your goal for as long as it takes.
Surveys are useful for finding out people’s opinions about an issue, or to gather feedback about your group’s activities. This page provides tips on getting the most out of surveys.
Tips for community groups about running a letter-writing campaign.
Using a petition as part of a community campaign
Holding a public meeting can be a really good way of building a campaign or getting more people involved in your group.
A guide for community groups on how to think through and run a good campaign
A community group’s guide to researching and writing a campaign briefing
Video can be a really easy and effective way to get your message out. Here are a few tips to help you make a video that looks good and gets people’s attention.
Tips for community groups about writing and sending a news release
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