research tools are designed to help organizers and activists
think strategically about the role of information in developing
actions and campaigns - and to provide a practical guide
for doing effective campaign research.
tools are organized in a sequence to take you through the
research-for-action process, from formulating answerable
research questions to sources and tips for finding the information
you need. You can also jump directly to the section you
need using the list on the right.
Learn how to integrate research and information for more
effective campaign strategies.
Research & Research Toolkits
Hands-on guides for doing research that
reveals power structure, pressure points, organizing handles
and leverage tactics for social justice campaigns.
Toolkits focus on how to research specific issues.
More than a simple how-to on search engines, learn how to
quickly get the information you need and to evaluate the
sources of your information.
Find some of the best places to begin your research for
crucial information on corporations, political influence,
government policies and programs, and socially just alternatives.
Resources include government, non-governmental,
policy analyst, activist, advocacy, corporate and media