• Coalition Building Guide

    Apr 18, 2022 by Martín Diego Garcia (he/him)

    Guide to Coalition Building

    How to Use Coalition Building to Make an Impact 

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  • Coalition Building Guide

    Jan 23, 2020 by Claire Regan and Martín Diego Garcia (he/him)

    coalition building, paper cutouts holding hands

    If you’re a member of an organization that has spotted a need for change but doesn’t know how to make a meaningful impact alone, coalition building may be the answer for you. Though you may know the change you want to make, the hardest part is figuring out how to get started. Do you have enough resources, money and otherwise, to make this happen? Are there people out there who also care about the cause, and is there anyone who might be inclined to work against you? How will you reach all the right people within a given timeline? These things can be difficult to tackle alone, and that’s why coalition building can be extremely helpful.

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  • Coalition Mapping: Understanding Your Coalition Landscape

    Feb 25, 2019 by Martín Diego Garcia (he/him)

    Coalition mapping: a picture of scrunched up pieces of paper and one yellow ball is depicted like a bright light bulb

    Coalition Mapping: Understand Who You Have and Who You Need.

    When should I start building my coalition? In short, yesterday. but to find your way coalition mapping will help.

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  • 6 Tips for Your Independent Expenditure Campaign

    Jun 20, 2013 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    independent expenditure campaign: voting table with clipboard and voter buttons in a jar

    Don't Make the Wrong Move with Your Independent Expenditure Campaign

    Many people think about creating an independent expenditure campaign (IE campaign), but very few will actually take the time to do it. If you don't know a lot about Independent campaigns check out our IE FAQ here.  I start IE campaigns trying to accomplish two goals:

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