Civic Activism toolkit

Developed in Northern Ireland by Building Change Trust, this toolkit aims to help voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to:

  • advocate for a more open, participatory and accountable model of governance
  • better understand and re-assert its independence
  • reconnect with citizens, and facilitate their engagement in decision-making through experimenting with innovative and creative civic activism tools and approaches

The toolkit provides a range of case studies, other learning and introductions on using a range of tools and approaches to advance civic activism and participatory democracy.

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