Movement Building (v. Mobilizing)

Movement Building

[This post was written by Falko Schilling in 2018 when he was an associate with Action Circles. To learn more about Action Circles’ theory of organizing, read about our model here, and take a look at our educational offerings in the Action Circles Academy] The first thing to say about movement building is that it …

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Truth vs. Fact Video

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One of the principles behind the Action Circles model of organizing is Truth (vs. Fact). Learn more about the distinction and why it is so important here, and watch this video of Amy explaining a bit more:

Support (v. Education)

The word support is commonly used these days, often as a modifier with a noun: Support Group, Support Network, Personal Support, Tech Support. In our work at Action Circles, support is a richly layered verb. It isn’t used to describe general helpfulness or kindness, or having someone’s back (although these are good things too, in …

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