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The Activist Handbook is a Wikipedia-like site for organisations and individuals to share and find knowledge on activism. We are inviting you to join the project.

Anyone can contribute: We are an open community that empowers activists all over the world. Your knowledge and experiences are valuable to millions of fellow world-changers. Anyone can contribute to the Activist Handbook, you too!

Learn from others: On our site we have guides on how to grow your movement, make a successful petition and organise a protest. All knowledge is complemented by personal experiences of activists. Information is adapted to your local context. And if some content is missing, you can add it yourself to help others.

For activists, by activists: The Activist Handbook was made during a two-day hackington by young activists from all across Europe. It is an open source, free to use, platform.

Principles

These are our principles:

  • We provide simple to read information about activism.
  • Anyone can contribute.
  • All our content is freely accessible and reusable.
  • We are inclusive. We do not tolerate hate, racism, ageism, ​GSRM-phobia, sexism, ableism or prejudice based on ethnicity, nationality, class, gender, gender presentation, language ability, asylum status or religious affiliation.
  • We stick to the truth and base our statements on scientifically obtained knowledge. For example, we do not allow the denial of gravity or the climate crisis on our platform.

Roadmap

We are activists with busy lives, but if we have some time to spare we use it to improve the Activist Handbook. We are looking for funding so that we can professionalise hosting, development and moderation of the site.

High priority:

Low priority:

  • Adapt the visual design to our identity

Who are we?

The Activist Handbook was created by six activists from various countries in Europe during the FYEG Summercamp Hackathon. We wanted to create a guidebook for fellow activists that would empower them to fight for change.

The Summer Hackathon was organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of the FYEG and with the financial support of the European Parliament to the GEF. The Summer Camp was supported by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe.

Federation of Young European Greens Green European Foundation European Youth Foundation Council of Europe