How to Make Change Happen – A Process Guide in 3 Slides
The process of grass-roots advocacy is depicted by the accompanying series of charts below which are also available as Power Point Slides. It presents the sequence & variety of steps, agents, practices, tactics, strategies, venues and processes available to address societal problems in our democracy. While devised in 2002 with climate change specifically in mind, its’ substance applies to grassroots advocacy in general.
Change begins with initial problem recognition. Activism is necessary to raise a problem to the level of a public issue in need of solution. Agents for change are noted, venues for deliberation listed, means of solution characterized, and if implemented must be monitored for efficacy. The process is diagrammed within a series of flow charts which are successively more detailed.